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Posted at 5:18 PM ET, 03/ 1/2011

Redskins cut Andre Carter

By Mike Jones

Continuing their purge of prominent names, the Washington Redskins have cut linebacker/defensive end Andre Carter, the team announced today.

A 10-year veteran, Carter was owed a $4.075 million bonus this offseason. The Redskins' decision not to pick up that option voids the remainder of his deal and makes him an unrestricted free agent.

Carter this past season struggled in his transition from defensive end - the position he played for nine of his 10 seasons. When Mike Shanahan took over as head coach, he directed defensive coordinator Jim Haslett to install a 3-4 system, which required a position change for Carter.

Unaccustomed to blitzing from a two-point stance, Carter admittedly wasn't as effective as he was his previous seasons, including 2009, when he had 11 sacks.

Carter also struggled in pass coverage. To his credit, he never complained.

Carter is the third Redskins player that has been cut in the last two days. On Monday Shanahan cut running back Clinton Portis, who was owed $8.3 million this season. Then earlier Tuesday, Washington cut left guard Derrick Dockery, who was owed $3.82 million.

By Mike Jones  | March 1, 2011; 5:18 PM ET
Categories:  Andre Carter  
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Comments

Damn, we didn't get anything for him, Im sure they tried...it was a good move by shanny and B alllen though; give him his freedom to play with another team.

Is AH next?

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 5:33 PM | Report abuse

McNabb will be gone before AH.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 5:37 PM | Report abuse

Im thinking we are setting up to become more aggressive in FA this year. Good crop and plenty of cap headroom, GO SKINS!

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 5:40 PM | Report abuse

Damn.. I would think we could at least get a chin strap or a roll of tape for him!

Posted by: iubiquity | March 1, 2011 5:41 PM | Report abuse

McNabb will be gone before AH.

Posted by: Alan4

McNabb and AH are very much trade fodder for the draft and probably will be kept until then at least. McNabb potentially offers some benefit to the team and there is no penalty for keeping him until the season starts.

Haynesworth is obviously such a POS that shanny and BA will make sure he doesn't ever put on a 'skins uniform again, so i think he will be traded for a pack of chewing gum in the draft but we'll see...

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 5:46 PM | Report abuse

Redskins tender OLB Chris Wilson @ 2nd round level.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 5:46 PM | Report abuse

Yep, no trade clause..shame though..Good pass rusher in the 4-3..more to come

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 5:47 PM | Report abuse

my first sentence from yesterday's ZEKE'S UNIQUE PERSPECTIVES:

"The exit doors are open at Redskins Park and many big name players will pass through them in the near future."

The future is now!!

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Rapid fire Skins news today. Well, rapid firings anyway.

Unlike the videos, I'm watching this. It's kind of like driving past a multi-car accident, but I'm watching it in spite of myself.

There are more pieces to fall before the league year ends. Who has the link to the salary chart?

Posted by: dcsween | March 1, 2011 5:48 PM | Report abuse

Dude, I think the only starting gibbs guys left under contract are Landry and Fletcher.

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 5:52 PM | Report abuse

Before yesterday, the biggest cap hits would have been:

Portis
Haynesworth
Fletcher
Hall
Moss
Landry
Carter
Cooley
Dockery
Sellers

Ranked according to their cap hits in 2010.

Moss' contract was voided. I'm wondering how safe Fletcher and Sellers really are ... though if they keep Hayneworth, they have to keep Fletcher.

Posted by: dcsween | March 1, 2011 5:54 PM | Report abuse

...oh and cooley and sellers.

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 5:55 PM | Report abuse

Given that Redskins do in fact have need positions strewn about both sides of the ball (except TE and don't take a RB in the 1st!),

and given that Redskins are lacking some picks in the draft,

It seems to me the best possible move with the ten pick is to take 2 players minimum with the pick.

Trade the ten for "The Player" some team wants. Patsies, for one, would love to get Julio, no? And they certainly have the picks.

Redskins don't need the best guy at ten, they need 4 or 5 guys in the top 96.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 5:58 PM | Report abuse

I think we need more pictures of deformed people on this website..Heinous war facial reconstructions..

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 5:59 PM | Report abuse

"Trade the ten for "The Player" some team wants. Patsies, for one, would love to get Julio, no? And they certainly have the picks."

second that emotion..

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 6:01 PM | Report abuse

I think we need more pictures of deformed people on this website..Heinous war facial reconstructions..

Posted by: frak

Your mother in a bikini and and Nancy Pelosi screwing a donkey.

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 6:02 PM | Report abuse

Lacaca says Kemo is out the door NLT Thursday.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 6:05 PM | Report abuse

So far, the trend is getting rid of vets who didn't see much time on the field.

Despite public pronouncements, the trend does suggest AH can't be far behind.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:06 PM | Report abuse

I think Shanny has the balls to make him come to camp (whenever that is) and run him until he pukes. Like every day for three weeks. Or fine him. Or both.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 6:09 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:06 PM | Report abuse

Perhaps...but I bet we are cutting everyone we know we can't trade at this point.

At least that's what I'm hoping....I hope we can get some type of remuneration for Al and Don.

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | March 1, 2011 6:10 PM | Report abuse

Lacaca says Kemo is out the door NLT Thursday.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe

Yep, I agree. Perhaps then rabach.

Crazy Mike Shanahan say "Everything must go in our 2011 Redskins sales event!"

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 6:10 PM | Report abuse

Redskins don't need the best guy at ten, they need 4 or 5 guys in the top 96.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 5:58 PM | Report abuse

Co-sign.

And F Dallas.

Posted by: JohnnyRyde | March 1, 2011 6:12 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | March 1, 2011 6:10 PM

I hope you're right. But is sure seems like Carter could have had some trade value, however small, to a team running the 4-3 defense.

11 sacks is very decent.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:12 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 6:19 PM | Report abuse

I hope you're right. But is sure seems like Carter could have had some trade value, however small, to a team running the 4-3 defense.

11 sacks is very decent.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:12 PM

Carter had a no trade clause and no one wanted to pay him that bonus.

He only had 11 sacks playing next to Haynesworth. Rest of the time he was pretty unremarkable. Only Zeke thought this guy was tradable.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:20 PM | Report abuse

Here is what keim thinks about kemo, carter, et al.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/nfl/2011/03/redskins-cut-dockery

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 6:21 PM | Report abuse

Only Zeke thought this guy was tradable.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:20 PM | Report abuse

I always thought he was worth an 8th round pick...

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | March 1, 2011 6:22 PM | Report abuse

Thanks beep-beep, forgot about the no trade clause.

This team will definitely be different next season!

So far it looks like the only marquee names around the park might be Shanahan, Cooley and DHall.... gotta see what they do with Moss' voided contract.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:28 PM | Report abuse

Blades going to get tendered.

Other than AH, Sellers last one on the list I would like to see released.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 6:30 PM | Report abuse

So long to Andre Carter, I think he did all that his talent would allow him to do here in Washington. Going to the 3-4 obviously wasn't suitable for his abilities, but he was always a class act, gave 100% effort I beleive, never mouthed off or had off field issues.
He is a good person and we wish him the best of luck.

Posted by: 72Redskins | March 1, 2011 6:36 PM | Report abuse

Your mother in a bikini and and Nancy Pelosi screwing a donkey.

Posted by: monkeymayonaise | March 1, 2011 6:02 PM
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Or John Boehner crying like a little baby girl.

Hahahahahahhahahaha

Posted by: P00PY_MCP00P | March 1, 2011 6:36 PM | Report abuse

How long before we can buy a Portis, Dockery, or Carter jersey at Redskins.com for 3/4 the regular price?

Posted by: P00PY_MCP00P | March 1, 2011 6:38 PM | Report abuse

Can you say "rebuild?!" Woohoo! It's finally happening!

Posted by: ddrcoaster | March 1, 2011 6:40 PM | Report abuse

I'm torn on Haynesworth...

On the one hand, you absolutely cannot go into another training camp/season with this meatwagon on the roster...

On the other hand, you've got to get some value for him...no way I'd just release him.

Posted by: rickyroge | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM | Report abuse

Coin toss

Whos butt is next on the choppin block

A sellers

B rabach

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM | Report abuse

I'm torn on Haynesworth...

On the one hand, you absolutely cannot go into another training camp/season with this meatwagon on the roster...

On the other hand, you've got to get some value for him...no way I'd just release him.

Posted by: rickyroge | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM | Report abuse

Definitely a rebuild. The team is weaker now than it was last year.

How long can the Danny restrain himself?

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:43 PM | Report abuse

I hope you're right. But is sure seems like Carter could have had some trade value, however small, to a team running the 4-3 defense.

11 sacks is very decent.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 1, 2011 6:12 PM

Carter had a no trade clause and no one wanted to pay him that bonus.

He only had 11 sacks playing next to Haynesworth. Rest of the time he was pretty unremarkable. Only Zeke thought this guy was tradable.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:20 PM

I'm used to be the only one right

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 6:47 PM | Report abuse

Whos butt is next on the choppin block

A sellers

B rabach

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM

C none of the above

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:48 PM | Report abuse

Anyone think we can combo players n draft picks like possibly some of our 5th rnders to move back into the 3rd or 4th rnd

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:52 PM | Report abuse

Whos butt is next on the choppin block

A sellers

B rabach

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM

C none of the above

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:48 PM

Its not a matter of whose next ... there are a bunch of guys that are on their way out. So far, we've seen the tip of the iceberg

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 6:53 PM | Report abuse

Beep

What about kemo? I doubt hell be here much longer.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:55 PM | Report abuse

portis was a cross dresser better suited for the bay area, dockery could not block oprah winfrey (pre-diet), and carter has to be the most overrated bum in the league next to fat cooley. it will take 5 years to rebuild this dumpster and we need the giants, eagles, and dallas to all collapse. we will find bin laden at the 7-11 on rt.1 first. we are detroit east.

Posted by: doyouktt | March 1, 2011 6:55 PM | Report abuse

Z

I may have missed ur list of gonners if u posted bedore but what is it at??

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:58 PM | Report abuse

McNabb will be gone before AH.

Posted by: Alan4 |

Mebbe, but they'll be holding onto McNabb for a while, maybe until the CBA is settled. Reason--until it is they can't coach up any new QB, which means they'd start the season with Grossman and Beck. Oy.

Posted by: TheCork | March 1, 2011 7:01 PM | Report abuse

This is a fugging disgrace! I thought that it should have been a priority to trade AC last off season. Coming off a season of double digit sacks and 3rd on the team in tackles. We could have gotten at the very least a 3rd rounder. All we do is give away draft picks and then when we have the players to get picks back we let them go for nothing. This is a big gaffe to me. This offseason had better be a great one for ShanAllen. Already started off terribly.....

Posted by: MaxnDC | March 1, 2011 7:02 PM | Report abuse

Whos butt is next on the choppin block

A sellers

B rabach

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 6:42 PM

C none of the above

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 6:48 PM

Its not a matter of whose next ... there are a bunch of guys that are on their way out. So far, we've seen the tip of the iceberg

Posted by: zcezcest1 |

Cut 'em all.

Posted by: TheCork | March 1, 2011 7:02 PM | Report abuse

we are detroit east.

Posted by: doyoukt


without a stud WR and a young promising QB... :(

Posted by: 1965skinsfan | March 1, 2011 7:08 PM | Report abuse

Maybe now something will get done with the CBA:

Judge Doty sides with players in “lockout insurance” case

Posted by Mike Florio on March 1, 2011, 6:42 PM EST

The NFLPA previously had little or no leverage in labor negotiations with the union.

Key word: Previously.

Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Judge David Doty has ruled that the NFL violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by striking deals with television networks that require ongoing payments to the league during a work stoppage.

Posted by: kerzon417 | March 1, 2011 7:21 PM | Report abuse

I'm wondering how safe Fletcher and Sellers really are ... though if they keep Hayneworth, they have to keep Fletcher.

Posted by: dcsween | March 1, 2011 5:54 PM


I'll be absolutely stunned if they cut Fletch, regardless of what his cap number is...we already have 2 LB spots to fill, why would you then dump your most productive LB and the heart and soul of your defense? Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face...

We're in good enough cap shape that we don't need to slash and burn. AC is gone because he's on the books for big money and doesn't fit the scheme. Same for Dock. Portis is literally on his last leg and was probably kept around a year too long anyway. Trim the fat, cut the dead weight, but no need to go aiming for crucial arteries.

Ricky, not sure what you're torn about, friend...AH is a career malcontent and has no business wearing burgundy and gold another year. Right now the only thing as bad as his work ethic is his trade value. If they can get something for him on draft day (provided there's a CBA by then), then great. But if AH isn't cut by the time Mr. Irrelevant is holding up his jersey, Shanahan will have made another epic mistake...

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 1, 2011 7:21 PM | Report abuse

Wish them all the best but not what we need anymore and no cba means teams can't trade players. Thinking this is a good year to be really active in undrafted free agency

Posted by: hcicron | March 1, 2011 7:21 PM | Report abuse

monkeymayo likes to get sloppy wid da monkeys, you'd have fun in lockup, tweezers..

I see Kraft has new Olive Oil Mayonaisse, gather the kids around..

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 7:23 PM | Report abuse

who would be upset with us draftin julio jones?

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 7:24 PM | Report abuse

You can always tell when scamp's sock puppets are on the board, uglifyin' to the Nth..

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 7:26 PM | Report abuse

Aright, stick to foosball..

Posted by: frak | March 1, 2011 7:27 PM | Report abuse

who would be upset with us draftin julio jones?

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 7:24 PM


More like who WOULDN'T be?

Who's gonna throw to him? Who's gonna block so someone can throw to him? Who's gonna help the defense keep from giving up damn near 60 points to a division rival in primetime? I'd be all for taking a WR at 10 if we were straight up front...but we're not. This draft is deep in defensive help...we'd be crazy not to take advantage.

Jones is a beast, but we've got waaay more pressing needs.

Posted by: brownwood26 | March 1, 2011 7:39 PM | Report abuse

who would be upset with us draftin julio jones?

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 7:24 PM

Great talent..probably will be a great talent. Just not the way to go for the Skins, since there are so many higher needs and plenty of available talents (at #10) to address those needs.

Posted by: TWISI | March 1, 2011 7:44 PM | Report abuse

Alan4

Redskins tender OLB Chris Wilson @ 2nd round level.


I love the new priorities:

--dead weight cut: check!

--youngn's offered loot: check!

--thoughtful consideration offered to two FA vets who might satisfy (Otogwe/Rogers): check!

--no crazy trades or FA additions a full month before the draft: check and double-check!


Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 7:59 PM | Report abuse

As long as D synder owns this team they will never win anything. Love Ted as an owner, learned his lesson as the Caps owner!!!! Let's go CAPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CAPS will win a championship long before the awful skins. Snyder still hasn't learned his lesson. He brought in an ego minded coach who is still fighting w/ Albert. They should have cut him

Posted by: rclow | March 1, 2011 7:59 PM | Report abuse

I'm wondering how safe Fletcher and Sellers really are...


For me, Sellars is gone as an athletic, younger tight end is better for the roster.

L Fletcher, though, is an extremely tricky situation for the team.

Releasing Fletch AND McIntosh (have they made any signs they want him?) would mean the team has serious needs at ILB.

Maybe R Henson/P Riley are ready to step up.

Maybe C Wilson or L Alexander are ready to step up.

If they are, we'd still need someone opposite Orakpo even if Robjax IS ready to step up.

Thing is, there are some nice choices at LB in FA and the draft.

So if Fletch, McIntosh, Carter are sent packing, you can only hope the team finds better players to replace them.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:05 PM | Report abuse

Z

I may have missed ur list of gonners if u posted bedore but what is it at??

Posted by: brandon_in_cali |

Not sure I posted one ... but the only guys I've said I'm sure I want/expect to be here in 2013 are Landry, Hall, Orakpo, Cooley and TW. Beyond that, not sure anyone really has a job nailed down.

There are guys that I'd be fine with if they stayed, but will probably look seriously at FA (Moss, Jammal Brown, etc) and others that have shown promise and hopefully grow into the role (Torain, Armstrong).

Still, there will be a ton of turnover of the next 2 years, I think the order in which guys depart will be determined in part by cost and in part by what is available in a specific year.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:10 PM | Report abuse

Labor Chatta: from the D.C. Examiner

NFL lockout, decertification: What it all means

A primer on a potential labor shutdown in the NFL, which could happen this week.

Q: What does a lockout mean?

A: If the owners impose a lockout of the players after the collective bargaining agreement expires at the end of the day Thursday, there would be no on-field football action or communication between players currently in the NFL and the teams. Team doctors would be allowed to monitor the progress of injured players, but not at the team's facility, the league says.

No offseason workouts or minicamps would be held during a lockout. No players, including those drafted in April or rookie free agents, could be signed. Players would not have medical coverage provided by the teams, but can continue their coverage by paying for it themselves.

Should the lockout last long enough, there would be no games.

A lockout is a right management has under federal labor law to shut down a business upon the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement. Employees have the same right — they can strike, something the NFLPA did in 1982 and 1987.


Q: What does decertification mean and where might it lead?

A: Decertification would mean the union no longer exists, and it almost certainly would lead to a court fight.

Decertification would primarily be a legal move by the players to prevent a lockout. Players would give up their rights to collectively bargain, but they could individually file antitrust claims against the NFL and the owners. It's a lengthy process in which the players would claim the league is restricting trade. If they were successful, the league could lose some of its antitrust protection; as long as there is a players union, the league is protected from such antitrust actions.

The NFLPA received approval from its members to decertify in a series of meetings with each of the 32 teams that began last summer. According to the union, the primary reason to decertify is to save the 2011 season.

In 1989, the union decertified and a subsequent settlement with the NFL in 1993 led to free agency and the reforming of the NFLPA.

The union must decertify before the CBA expires at the end of the day Thursday or jurisdiction for labor issues no longer will be handled by U.S. District Court Judge David Doty in Minneapolis. But the union could file for decertification in another six months.

(cont'ed)

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:14 PM | Report abuse

People it doesn't matter what the skins do. The caps will win a championship long before the dysfunctional skins win. they've got a much better owner

Posted by: rclow | March 1, 2011 8:16 PM | Report abuse

Labor Chatta (end)


Q: Why is the draft being held? How will a work stoppage affect players entering the league?

The draft was protected under the CBA signed in 2006 that the owners opted out of in 2008. Nonetheless, the plan is to go ahead with the draft.

In a work stoppage, drafted and undrafted rookies will not be permitted to sign contracts or communicate with NFL clubs after the draft, except for a news conference for top picks at club facilities. Those players, just like veterans, would need to organize and pay for any workouts they conduct independently.

The players also would need to provide their own injury insurance, although many already do so beyond what clubs provide.

Q: What happens with free agency during a work stoppage?

A: It disappears. No player contracts can be negotiated or signed. While hundreds of players whose contracts have not expired would be in football limbo, the free agents would fall into far deeper uncertainty.

Q: Can the CBA deadline be extended? Who would have to do so and how would it be done? Under what terms would the league be operating in that case?

Both sides would have to agree to "stop the clock," and that likely would only occur if significant progress is being made as the CBA expiration deadline closes in Thursday night. The union says it has offered to extend the deal several times. Regardless, both sides would have to agree to the terms for and length of an extension.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:16 PM | Report abuse

The caps will win a championship long before the dysfunctional skins win.


****crickets followed by long "..who cares?" yawn*****

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:20 PM | Report abuse

There u are moe I thought u quit on us up here.....


How bout 1. DE/OLB 2. NT

Im so sad that we only have 2 picks n the Pats r lookin to add 8 guys by the time we select our 3rd overall pic in the 5th rnd

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 8:20 PM | Report abuse

I don't expect Fletcher or Sellers to be gone. Do you remember how many times Sellers was targeted last year? I think he's too integral at this point to cut and create another hole to fill.

Oh, and frak? Blow me phuko. The only one that jacks up this board is you paranoid delusional ass.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 1, 2011 8:21 PM | Report abuse

We've needed a good rebuild for years now. I'm glad it's finally happening.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 1, 2011 8:22 PM | Report abuse

Maybe now something will get done with the CBA:

Judge Doty sides with players in “lockout insurance” case

Posted by Mike Florio on March 1, 2011, 6:42 PM EST

The NFLPA previously had little or no leverage in labor negotiations with the union.

Key word: Previously.

Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Judge David Doty has ruled that the NFL violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by striking deals with television networks that require ongoing payments to the league during a work stoppage.

Posted by: kerzon417 |

THIS IS HUGE!!!!!!!

Its not something most fans know about, but the owners basically were "insured" by the networks. The networks would be required to loan the NFL $4billion a year if the NFL wasn't playing. That would mean that owners could pay salaries, leases on stadiums, etc.

If they can't access the that money, it changes the owner's cash flow a lot. Not every owner can pay their stadium lease without that money.

fwiw, if the owners win the appeal, I think the networks will be furious. The NFL would be loaned money, but $4billion is a huge chunk of change, even for the networks. You can bet they'd never do a similar deal again!! The last thing the league should want is to fundamentally endanger their network relationships. Because TV pays a more of the bills than anything else.

I'm sure the network folks are pretty angry at being patsies of the owners, who are (were) using this (overturned) deal so they can take a hard line on dealing with the players.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:25 PM | Report abuse

Apparently no one listening to to me. A Rabach is gone. B Rabach is already gone. C Shanny has never won anything w/o Elway. and finally D. THE CAPS WILL WILL LONG BEFORE THE SKINS

Posted by: rclow | March 1, 2011 8:26 PM | Report abuse

brandon

There u are moe I thought u quit on us up here...


i got other priorities going on right now:

spring training boxscores

NBA issues

taxes to pay

deductions to fake and take

my oldest daughter cries daily about her azzhole ex-boyfriend, a guy who suddenly has discovered he really is gay, despite chasing girls for all these years.

secret envy for Charlie Sheen's life of twin porn star live in girlfriends.

hypertension (I seriously got to lose, like, 25 pounds...)

lack of capital letters to start sentences...

work crap (I oversee a high school technology magnet and the paperwork I go through would make a tree shudder)

change in anxiety pills (yes: I'm stoned on medicine that keeps me real cool and silly most of the time)

lack of sex (mrsmoe says she's totally fed up with me and would prefer to f!ck Muburack AND Gaddafi)

....and I'm at a loss for words as for what the skins should do this Spring.

Maybe I should give them my problems.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:34 PM | Report abuse

who would be upset with us draftin julio jones?

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 7:24 PM

I'd put WR behind our DL and OL needs. But ...
We also have a major need at WR. As long as we are picking players to solve major needs, I'm good. Truth is, we have so many needs that its hard to come up with a spot other than LT or TE that we shouldn't consider.

As for Jones, I don't know the college players, so I don't know if he's the right guy or not.

As for my approach, I'll do a ZEKE'S thing on it at some point ... but the core of it is this: What matters the most is 2013. Until then, we're rebuilding. Whatever is done this offseason should be about building towards a strong team in 2013.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:35 PM | Report abuse

secret envy for Charlie Sheen's life of twin porn star live in girlfriends.

Charlie Sheen is what Hugh Hefner would've been like if he'd been a crackhead and not a playboy.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:38 PM | Report abuse

The court case article -- its interesting stuff. My take -- the owners can be real a-holes.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=6172379

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:39 PM | Report abuse

mrsmoe says she's totally fed up with me and would prefer to f!ck Muburack AND Gaddafi

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:34 PM

Those guys pay top dollar, in cash. You keep asking for the "good neighbor discount" and then hand her an IOU since she already got all your cash.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 8:40 PM | Report abuse

secret envy for Charlie Sheen's life of twin porn star live in girlfriends.

Charlie Sheen is what Hugh Hefner would've been like if he'd been a crackhead and not a playboy.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 8:38 PM

A while back, PBS did that series on the aircraft carrier, and there was a kid who got tossed out of the Navy for his racist attitude/comments.

At one point, he's being interviewed by the CO and who asked what the kid did last night. The kid said he had a great time, but was too drunk to remember what happened. And I'm thinking, if he can't remember, how does he know he had a good time?

And that's how I think about Charlie Sheen.

I'd be much more envious of him if he could remember all the great fun he's had.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:45 PM | Report abuse

Craig Ferguson's opening last night was brilliant:

http://quixoticutopia.wordpress.com/2011/03/01/charlie-sheen-in-bedlam/

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 8:47 PM | Report abuse

I'm used to be the only one right

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 6:47 PM

Only one right? There's something wrong with this sentence. I think it's the "'m" and you meant "I used to be the only one right" but that was so long ago that the Beatles hadn't been born yet.

If you think you're "used to beING the only one right" then your girlfriend must have dumped you.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 8:49 PM | Report abuse

Moe that list sounds pretty plentiful.

I find weed kills my anxeity right along with my brain cells

Im one of those pro medical marijuana guys who loves to over medicate.....

Probly why most people here think im a dee-da-dee

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 9:00 PM | Report abuse

I'm used to be the only one right

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 6:47 PM

Only one right? There's something wrong with this sentence. I think it's the "'m" and you meant "I used to be the only one right" but that was so long ago that the Beatles hadn't been born yet.

If you think you're "used to beING the only one right" then your girlfriend must have dumped you.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 1, 2011 8:49 PM

Considering she just met the 3rd richest man in America (and she has a picture with him to prove it ... and he's recently divorced) -- even I'm amazed that she's still with me.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | March 1, 2011 9:01 PM | Report abuse

mrsmoe says she's totally fed up with me and would prefer to f!ck Muburack AND Gaddafi

Moe: What's so bad about me?

mrsmoe: Muburack and Ghaddafi gots tons of people who hate them.

All you have is me.

Posted by: gimmesummoe | March 1, 2011 9:02 PM | Report abuse

I was all for resigning jamal brown but now after watchin some film of gabe carimi if hes there in the second rnd hes lookin like an enforcer at RT...

Thoughts??

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 9:03 PM | Report abuse

The Saints signed Shaun Rogers to a one year deal tonight.

Posted by: TWISI | March 1, 2011 9:18 PM | Report abuse

A possible signing to free up BB from KO duties.
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Redskins will meet with Andre Davis

Posted by Mike Florio on March 1, 2011, 9:15 PM EST
AndreDavisAP

With a clear need at the receiver position, the Washington Redskins will be taking a look at a player with whom offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is familiar.

Andre Davis, cut recently by the Texans after missing all of 2010 due to injury, has played for Shanahan when Shanahan worked in Houston. Mark Berman of KRIV-TV reports that Davis will be meeting with the Redskins.

Davis has played for the Browns, Patriots, and Bills in a career that dates back to 2002.

Posted by: TWISI | March 1, 2011 9:28 PM | Report abuse

PlayAction's Bonus After Hours Post --

Upset the skins just simply cut Andre with nothing in return

Upset moe responded to brandon_in_cali's post with a such a long response

Upset the Caps just tied their ballgame right before the end of regulation (only because it makes hessone happy)

Posted by: PlayAction | March 1, 2011 9:33 PM | Report abuse

I find weed kills my anxeity right along with my brain cells

Im one of those pro medical marijuana guys who loves to over medicate.....

Probly why most people here think im a dee-da-dee

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 9:00 PM

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That's cool brandon. May I ask what a chronic user does for a living? And if you are a brain surgeon or an unemployed actor I apologize for offending you. lol

Posted by: JesusFreakKaran | March 1, 2011 9:35 PM | Report abuse

The Great 8 is truly great...I think this is the Year of the Caps...as long as they don't somehow end up with the 1 seed again...been there...done that.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 1, 2011 9:39 PM | Report abuse

Great guy, but he had to go just didnt fit with the 3-4...Wonder who will take is place. I hope blowbotch-trip-qb's so-called good signal caller center will be replaced soon.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 1, 2011 9:00 PM

I want some of that THC soda...would make my days at work mucho smooth :)

Posted by: skinswillwin | March 1, 2011 9:57 PM | Report abuse

Maake's next and MOSS is already free.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 1, 2011 9:58 PM | Report abuse

Carter ran like frankenstein and couldn't play the run or the screen/pass...BYE!

wouldn't be uspet to see moss, sellers, rabach, and even cooley go as well. Not because of $, but because they're all overated and very inconsistent as players. Plus, this team still has too many players who think they're better than they actually are.

Don't resign Carlos and Rocky.

keep mcnabb and just leave albert at home.

Draft o-line, d-line, and line backers.

give shannahan a chance before jumping ship. there is TOO much to fix in one season let alone two or three. So, if hurts a few more feelings, so be it. and at some point, the players on the field need need to perform better and stop making excuses.

ugh...who cares, there won't be a season anyways.

Posted by: boricuabopper | March 1, 2011 10:03 PM | Report abuse


Got these boppers
goin crazy
n*gga I'm da man

I sent yo girl
a message
said I'll see ya
when I can

She sent me one back
but I ain't neva read it,
coz pussy's only pussy and
I get it when I need it

Posted by: JesusFreakKaran | March 1, 2011 10:11 PM | Report abuse

Wow.

Da’Rel Scott, RB, Maryland: 4.34 in the 40.

Who knew.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | March 1, 2011 10:36 PM | Report abuse

No worries Dre', Vince Gray has a high paying job and a fresh SUV waiting for you.

Posted by: evolvedthinker | March 1, 2011 11:03 PM | Report abuse

Wow, a Tuesday night with some cuts and it's frickin' dead in here.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | March 1, 2011 11:26 PM | Report abuse

Is Sellers still on the team?

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | March 1, 2011 11:38 PM | Report abuse

Carter was a good player with a good attitude, just doesn't fit with the 3-4 we're running. Good luck to him.

Posted by: corky1031 | March 2, 2011 12:11 AM | Report abuse

The guys they cut today.


And the guys they're gonna cut tomorrow.


And the day after.


I suspect I ain't gonna miss too much...

Posted by: edvar | March 2, 2011 12:15 AM | Report abuse

Hate to see Carter go, he was a pretty good DE, a hard worker and a team player. Too bad he couldn't make the transition to LB. He's sure to land on his feet somewhere else. Best of luck to you Andre, you'll be missed.

Posted by: scg1055 | March 2, 2011 2:07 AM | Report abuse

Jesus freak karen, ima answer in hopes not to recieve some church lecture...
I work in communication sales Im also in school full time for business marketing. Left g town md at 17 for the Navy n then been in cali since gettin out. Its cali karen weed is like tylenol

If ur effot was to locate a good clinic lwmmee kno I can do that too.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 2:09 AM | Report abuse

Did you "prominent players" ? Dockery and Cater. This propaganda is rich. Only a matter of time before Shanny and his little boy get cut.

Posted by: MikeMIke3 | March 2, 2011 6:06 AM | Report abuse

Jesus freak karen, ima answer in hopes not to recieve some church lecture...
I work in communication sales Im also in school full time for business marketing. Left g town md at 17 for the Navy n then been in cali since gettin out. Its cali karen weed is like tylenol

If ur effot was to locate a good clinic lwmmee kno I can do that too.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 2:09 AM

Looks like "JesusFreakKaran" found a pigeon!

hey, brandon_in_cali--

You were set up. The question you answered was written by "JesusFreakKaran", not JesusFreakKaren. Big difference.

Karen is an infrequent, but long-time poster. She wouldn't mess with you, or anyone else. She's never delivered any "church lecture" on RI, but she's put up with a fair amount of abuse just for being a woman on RI.

Karan is a humbugger, up here to mess with patsies like you and to hate on Karen. He fears women, and he dislikes men. He's part of a whack-a-doodle family of sock puppets. If it weren't for his sock puppets, he wouldn't have any companions at all.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 2, 2011 6:07 AM | Report abuse

Jesus freak karen, ima answer in hopes not to recieve some church lecture...
I work in communication sales Im also in school full time for business marketing. Left g town md at 17 for the Navy n then been in cali since gettin out. Its cali karen weed is like tylenol

If ur effot was to locate a good clinic lwmmee kno I can do that too.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 2:09 AM

Stay with it Brandon.

And the Skins are chopping heads off so far.

I love this new regime.

The winds of change are blowing, and that scent they're carrying is victory.

Posted by: iH8dallas | March 2, 2011 7:21 AM | Report abuse

The Saints signed Shaun Rogers to a one year deal tonight.

I can deal with that.

It means two things:

--the FO kinda believes in the guys we already have

--the FO has plans to add rookies/FA vets to the d-line


Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 7:33 AM | Report abuse

but she's put up with a fair amount of abuse just for being a woman on RI.


So has FrancoBegbie.

And it'll stop once he learns to keep his place 15 feet behind me has I post.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 7:37 AM | Report abuse

Maake's next and MOSS is already free.

To me, it's not the subtractions, it's the possible additions they suggest for a team lacking depth and draft picks.

Consider, if you will:

--Carter: defensive end-olb

--Moss: receiver

--Dockery: guard

--Portis: running back

--Rogers: cornerback

--McIntosh: linebacker

--McNabb: quarterback

....if the team cuts these positions with few in-house replacements, it's safe to assume that these positions will be the primary focus of the draft/FA.

And this is a draft featuring plenty of options at all spots.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 7:46 AM | Report abuse

The cuts today really just show how badly the mind trust screwed up last season. Releasing Carter and Dockery without getting anything in return. I can somewhat give a pass on Dockery in that maybe Shanny thought he would be a starter at the beginning of the season. Guys like Carter, AH, Rogers and even Cooley should have been traded. The team was not anywhere near being able to compete for the playoffs. They gave up draft picks for McNabb as opposed to shedding veterans with trade value. Carter was coming off a double digit sack year. AH still had some value. Trading those guys for picks in last years draft would have the team farther along on the rebuild. The players drafted with the picks saved as well as picks gained could have had a chance to play gain valuable experience last year. Now a year later there are even more holes and not a lot of picks. It will take 3 years for the team to get to .500 and probbaly 4 to start sniffing the playoffs again.

The only positive is that the team is going to be so bad this year they may actually be in the Andrew Luck sweepstakes.

Posted by: srobert1117 | March 2, 2011 7:49 AM | Report abuse

If the team is really looking at Andre Davis, that would be a great move. If the guy can get back to 100% he is the best WR in the NFL, despite a lack of great QB's his whole career, and he is what made Kyle's system go.

In terms of need for this team, Ranked by position, I would go like this.

C
NT
G
QB
WR
FS
OLB
HB
T
--- Anything above this line I am okay with us drafting in the first round. Below the line, those are spots where it only becomes a need if the team makes it one by doing something dumb, like cutting Rocky or Los.
DE
ILB
FB
CB
SS
TE

Posted by: alex35332 | March 2, 2011 7:54 AM | Report abuse

I can somewhat give a pass on Dockery in that maybe Shanny thought he would be a starter at the beginning of the season.


I'm trying to get how D Dockery suddenly became invaluable.

Was his fall from grace due to play or that he just wasn't a 'prototypical' Shanahan offensive lineman?

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 7:57 AM | Report abuse

Wait,
I was thinking of Andre Johnson, not Andre Davis.

Stupid Irrelevant Houston Franchise, they mean so little to my view of the NFL I cannot bring myself to care about their roster. Its like asking who is the starting QB for Buffalo.

Posted by: alex35332 | March 2, 2011 7:58 AM | Report abuse

So, if I do the math, the team has saved themselves over $15 million in just three days. It seems like the trend is to dump guys who contributed very little last year and are carrying a big salary. Although I don't think Haynesworth is going to get cut, I think Daniels and Roydell Williams could. Someone already mentioned Kemoeatu. Possibly Hicks is on his way out as well. He lost his job to Montgomery.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 2, 2011 8:10 AM | Report abuse

Am I right in thinking that by doing all these moves now the team is also gonna have no cap impact with the cuts?

Posted by: alex35332 | March 2, 2011 8:13 AM | Report abuse

Wait,
I was thinking of Andre Johnson, not Andre Davis.

Stupid Irrelevant Houston Franchise, they mean so little to my view of the NFL I cannot bring myself to care about their roster. Its like asking who is the starting QB for Buffalo.

Posted by: alex35332 | March 2, 2011 7:58 AM
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Starting QB for Buffalo is Donavan McNabb, right?

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 2, 2011 8:22 AM | Report abuse

"....He lost his job to Montgomery...." RedSkinHead

As I've said for years here WIL MONTGOMERY is a solid player, but he's just too small to be effective in all situations. Our center has some of the same issues especially against duel rushers. He and MONTGOMERY haven't got the strength to pinch them off effectively.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:22 AM | Report abuse

If ur effot was to locate a good clinic lwmmee kno I can do that too.

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 2:09 AM

Effot and lwmmee?

Are we still in America?

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 8:23 AM | Report abuse

Am I right in thinking that by doing all these moves now the team is also gonna have no cap impact with the cuts?

Posted by: alex35332 | March 2, 2011 8:13 AM
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Could be, but who knows what the salary cap will look like under the new CBA.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 2, 2011 8:24 AM | Report abuse

ARTIS HICKS and EDWIN WILLIAMS? Will they survive in burgundy and gold?

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:26 AM | Report abuse

SELVISH CAPERS, Big MIKE WILLIAMS, and CLINT OLDENBURG arrive to save the day..hurray!

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:28 AM | Report abuse

"....He lost his job to Montgomery...." RedSkinHead

As I've said for years here WIL MONTGOMERY is a solid player, but he's just too small to be effective in all situations. Our center has some of the same issues especially against duel rushers. He and MONTGOMERY haven't got the strength to pinch them off effectively.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:22 AM
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Frankly, I think Monty would be better at center. He's more effective against the bulls than Rabach. Lichtensteiger is a feather weight. What I noticed about his play is he is pretty good in using leverage to redirect, and he has the quickness to get to the next level, but a big tackle can just run right through him. The team needs to think about getting much better on the interior. If they don't re-sign Jammal Brown, then they need another tackle, as well. Basically, the offensive line is an area of need.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | March 2, 2011 8:29 AM | Report abuse

The Saints signed Shaun Rogers to a one year deal tonight.

I can deal with that.

It means two things:

--the FO kinda believes in the guys we already have

--the FO has plans to add rookies/FA vets to the d-line

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 7:33 AM | Report abuse

There's a 3rd thing actually:

--the team didn't want to lose money constantly refilling the buffet line at Redskins Park.

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 8:29 AM | Report abuse

He and MONTGOMERY haven't got the strength to pinch them off effectively.


Our starting guards:

Kory Litchensteiger

Wil Montgomery


IMHO, I'd bring in a FA vet to challenge these guys, even if I believed in them.

And I wonder about E Cook: a lot of times, guys make a big jump once they get an NFL season under their belt.

Not to say I think he should start, but the much bigger Cook is someone we hardly think about supplanting one of the so-so quality starting gaurd we already have.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 8:31 AM | Report abuse

I see SI.com is leading this morning with their 6 month background investigation into college football players -- discovering 204 with criminal records. I guess we're supposed to be surprised?

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 8:42 AM | Report abuse

The team needs to think about getting much better on the interior.

So do you fix this issue via the draft or FA?

I'd go the FA route and add a starting caliber rt-guard and center.

I'd take a right tackle at some point in the draft, too.

And given his decent play at guard in the TENN game, I wonder if S Heyer is someone ready to step up into a new position.

Posted by: MistaMoe | March 2, 2011 8:43 AM | Report abuse

I see SI.com is leading this morning with their 6 month background investigation into college football players -- discovering 204 with criminal records. I guess we're supposed to be surprised?

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 8:42 AM

Yeah, that number actually seems low.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 8:45 AM | Report abuse

The cookie-man from NEW MEXICO arrives just in time to save the day, hey? It could happen. Sometimes that's true. Same with CAPERS at RT. Will he take HEYER's place? Again as I've said here, draft one of the top two guards in the second round, either side of the ball.POUNCEY is my choice, if he's there at 41. WISNIEWS

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:47 AM | Report abuse

she's put up with a fair amount of abuse just for being a woman on RI.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 2, 2011 6:07 AM

You think it's bad being a woman? Try being a lesbian trapped in a man's body.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 2, 2011 8:49 AM | Report abuse

HEYER is a better guard than tackle. He just doesn't move well in space.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:50 AM | Report abuse

from pft:

I thought Mike Shanahan might be a nice fit for the Redskins because he could help fix the offense while leaving the annually underrated defensive talent alone. Unfortunately, he completely revamped the defense with parts that didn’t fit and didn’t fix the offense in year one.

Shanahan deserves more time to turn things around, but the team’s roster has more question marks than when he took over a year ago.

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | March 2, 2011 8:53 AM | Report abuse

Interesting article about the challenges in drafting QBs -- and the misses that outnumber the hits. IMO the problem is too much information. You've got all this game and practice tape that scouts can comb through, and draw a pretty reliable conclusion based on that, about current ability at least. Then you get the Senior Bowl and the Combine and it just confuses things again. The real value of something like the Senior Bowl -- you get to see good players practice against one another -- really doesn't apply to QBs at all. And the Combine produces a bunch of numbers of no particular relevance to the QB position -- and that often contradict what you saw at the Senior Bowl.

One thing seems clear: there's a threshold level of physical talent that's required to play the position in the NFL. But once you've surpassed that, more physical talent does not necessarily produce better results. That's how you get your Jamarcus Russell's, the equivalent of baseball's 'million dollar arm and five cent head'. And the Tom Brady's of the world, who look more like golfers than football players and yet somehow manage to master the most difficult position.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 8:55 AM | Report abuse

Fletcher is safe.

Posted by: corky1031 | March 2, 2011 8:56 AM | Report abuse

Fletcher is safe.

Posted by: corky1031 | March 2, 2011 8:56 AM |

Thanks corky. I also think that Trent Williams, Landry, and Orakpo are safe too.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 2, 2011 8:59 AM | Report abuse

One thing seems clear: there's a threshold level of physical talent that's required to play the position in the NFL. But once you've surpassed that, more physical talent does not necessarily produce better results.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 8:55 AM

"Like nearly everything else in life...balance is the key to success."

-- PlayAction

Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 9:05 AM | Report abuse

HEYER is a better guard than tackle. He just doesn't move well in space.

Posted by: glawrence007 | March 2, 2011 8:50 AM

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I hope Shanny is reading these posts, because you are 100% correct-a-mundo! Especially in a zone-blocking scheme.

Posted by: ProfessorWrightBSU | March 2, 2011 9:08 AM | Report abuse

from pft:

I thought Mike Shanahan might be a nice fit for the Redskins because he could help fix the offense while leaving the annually underrated defensive talent alone. Unfortunately, he completely revamped the defense with parts that didn’t fit and didn’t fix the offense in year one.

Shanahan deserves more time to turn things around, but the team’s roster has more question marks than when he took over a year ago.


Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | March 2, 2011 8:53 AM | Report abuse

Good, that defense was aging and never seemed to get off the field against decent teams anyway. I don't think we would have ever won anything more than a wildcard with that defense. Would that defense have lasted long enough for the offense to be rebuilt? I doubt it. We may have been competitive but no one cares how many playoff games you win. Only super bowls matter. We may as well bite the bullet and rebuild the entire organization. I like this. As long as we draft well and keep giving young guys a chance I'll continue to support this team. I don't care if we only win 2 games next year. In 4 years we may actually contend for something more than a wild card.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 2, 2011 9:22 AM | Report abuse

I have long been a Shanahan skeptic because his mystique is largely built on leading a decent team (taking over for the hapless Wade Phillips) across the finish line twice very early in his head coaching career. Since then, he's had only moderate success (just 1 playoff win).

This right here is a genuine rebuild. If Shanahan restores the Skins to a legit playoff team now, I will no longer be a skeptic... I will devour large quantities of crow.

But if this remarkable overhaul leads to a prolonged losing period, there will be many more skeptics.

The jury is out.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 2, 2011 9:24 AM | Report abuse

she's put up with a fair amount of abuse just for being a woman on RI.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 2, 2011 6:07 AM

You think it's bad being a woman? Try being a lesbian trapped in a man's body.

Posted by: Diesel44 | March 2, 2011 8:49 AM | Report abuse

I think PA is a man trapped in a sock's body.

And isn't hess a tranny trapped in a hermaphrodite's body?

Look at the freak show up in RI!

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 9:25 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: Alan4 | March 2, 2011 9:24 AM | Report abuse

Good post.

Posted by: WaitingGuilty | March 2, 2011 9:32 AM | Report abuse

We may as well bite the bullet and rebuild the entire organization.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | March 2, 2011 9:22 AM | Report abuse

I agree, but there are 3 main problems:

1. GET A NEW OWNER!!!

B. Shanny should not have come out and said that if we can't trade Haynesworth then we're keeping him. His ass needs to go, cut out the cancer!!!

III. Claude the janitor at Redskins Park keeps leaving sh*t under the toilet seat. Hire a freshly docked migrant worker soon!

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 9:33 AM | Report abuse

And isn't hess a tranny trapped in a hermaphrodite's body?

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 9:25 AM

Take it easy on him monk...he's just trying to have a little fun around here.

Anyone have any updates on the CBA...only two more days to go!

Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 9:36 AM | Report abuse

Monk

U musta missed my post about being a stoner...... I dont care about spellin.... Its a blog
.
What r u an english teacher or something......

Dont get ur sock coochie in a bunch either just lighten up on the dooshness

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 9:38 AM | Report abuse

Shanny has never won anything w/o Elway. Posted by: rclow
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That's about as smart as saying Bill Walsh never won anything w/o Hall of Fame QBs. Elway never won anything without Shanny. But Shanny was OC with those championship 49ers.

Posted by: shanks1 | March 2, 2011 9:47 AM | Report abuse

""Like nearly everything else in life...balance is the key to success."
-- PlayAction"

Well, it's a nice sentiment, but not what I meant. My point was that once you've reached a certain physical proficiency -- talent plus skill -- then your returns on those same traits diminishes. The higher you go on the chart, the less benefit you derive from the stronger arm or the quicker feet.

Which is why I think Tom Condon is smart for not letting his QBs throw at the Combine.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 9:49 AM | Report abuse

I think if they really wanted to test QBs at the Combine, they'd develop some real-life tests. A pressure drill, for instance, that measured those 'fast eyes' that Bill Polian was talking about. Or an accuracy test that required the QB to be on target in a time-sensitive situation.

Of course, then the agents would all hold their QBs out.

Posted by: Samson151 | March 2, 2011 9:53 AM | Report abuse

Sorry to see class act, hard workers go but...

keep on flushing.

Posted by: kone | March 2, 2011 9:54 AM | Report abuse

Monk

U musta missed my post about being a stoner...... I dont care about spellin.... Its a blog
.
What r u an english teacher or something......

Dont get ur sock coochie in a bunch either just lighten up on the dooshness

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 9:38 AM | Report abuse

Just bustin your balls dude.

A teacher, but not English.

I don't mind people misspelling stuff every once in a while, I just call out the stuff that really makes me think about what it says.

I bring the schtick, not the dooshness, I think that's TheAnimalFarm's job!

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 9:59 AM | Report abuse

And isn't hess a tranny trapped in a hermaphrodite's body?

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 9:25 AM

Take it easy on him monk...he's just trying to have a little fun around here.


Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 9:36 AM | Report abuse

Hessone knows I'm just joking, I can't help it if he takes it personally!

Got any of that magic spray left?

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 10:05 AM | Report abuse

Seriously though brandon...it seems like you spell bad on purpose? Or you're in a real hurry to give us your thoughts? Not busting your balls...just asking.

Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 10:07 AM | Report abuse

Why would they cut Carter? Vinny said we had a playoff ready roster.

Posted by: NYPDee | March 2, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

AC was cut to make room for the return of Jason Taylor !

Posted by: Raidersfan2 | March 2, 2011 10:13 AM | Report abuse

Why would they cut Carter? Vinny said we had a playoff ready roster.


Posted by: NYPDee | March 2, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

It's all good, don't panic, we still have Sellers, Rabach, and Byron Westbrook on the roster, Playoffs here we come!!!

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 10:13 AM | Report abuse

Got any of that magic spray left?

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 10:05 AM

Yes, but I'm running dangerously low...any more procedures in the near future for monk jr?

Anyone know if the skins still hold draft parties at fedex since the draft was moved to a weekday night? Just curious...

Posted by: PlayAction | March 2, 2011 10:15 AM | Report abuse

Playaction

I mispell because I post from my phone inbetween classes or bored at work.

So no speel xheck fod me

Posted by: brandon_in_cali | March 2, 2011 10:16 AM | Report abuse

Why would they cut Carter? Vinny said we had a playoff ready roster.


Posted by: NYPDee | March 2, 2011 10:09 AM | Report abuse

That isn't what he said. He said he had a Super Bowl roster.

The roster actually was playoff ready, but the coach wasn't. If Shanahan had coached that team instead of Zorn he would have gone 10-6 and made the playoffs. Skins lost a lot of close games that year and Shanahan would have been a difference maker.

Posted by: beep-beep | March 2, 2011 10:18 AM | Report abuse

Dive ass beeps!

Posted by: monk811 | March 2, 2011 10:20 AM | Report abuse

I have long been a Shanahan skeptic because his mystique is largely built on leading a decent team (taking over for the hapless Wade Phillips) across the finish line twice very early in his head coaching career. Since then, he's had only moderate success (just 1 playoff win).

This right here is a genuine rebuild. If Shanahan restores the Skins to a legit playoff team now, I will no longer be a skeptic... I will devour large quantities of crow.

But if this remarkable overhaul leads to a prolonged losing period, there will be many more skeptics.

The jury is out.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 2, 2011 9:24 AM
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You should already be eating crow. You are discounting back-to-back Super Bowl wins and an AFC Championship game appearance?

Really?

He's coaching a team that hasn't seen the NFC Championship game in 20 years, and has had more losing season than winning season over that 20 year period.

Posted by: ProfessorWrightBSU | March 2, 2011 10:21 AM | Report abuse

You should already be eating crow. You are discounting back-to-back Super Bowl wins and an AFC Championship game appearance?

Really?

He's coaching a team that hasn't seen the NFC Championship game in 20 years, and has had more losing season than winning season over that 20 year period.

Posted by: ProfessorWrightBSU | March 2, 2011 10:21 AM

Not discouting them, just saying they happened a long time ago.

Lest you forget, he was fired after those Super Bowls.... suggesting his boss thought the shelf life on those long-ago victories had expired.

Revitalizing the Skins would be a MAJOR achievement.

Posted by: Alan4 | March 2, 2011 11:06 AM | Report abuse

I am convinced this team will NEVER be rid of Albert Haynesworth.

For some reason this owner and front office are in death spiral with Haynesworth and can't seem to pull themselves out of the spectacle before they all hit the ground after jumping from 10,000 feet.

Getting more than a late round pick for Haynesworth is about as likely as the Wizards winning their final 15 games.

Posted by: RoyHobbs4 | March 2, 2011 12:23 PM | Report abuse

The cuts today really just show how badly the mind trust screwed up last season.

Posted by: srobert1117 | March 2, 2011 7:49 AM

I completely agree.

Posted by: Pepper5 | March 2, 2011 11:33 PM | Report abuse

Carter had a terrible first season but improved every year up until the last one. The change of position left him as a misfit. A wise cut, given his large salary, but he's a player who deserves respect.

Posted by: rsgwynn1 | March 3, 2011 4:26 PM | Report abuse

Carter had a terrible first season but improved every year up until the last one. The change of position left him as a misfit. A wise cut, given his large salary, but he's a player who deserves respect.

Posted by: rsgwynn1 | March 3, 2011 4:27 PM | Report abuse

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