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Collins copes with 'unsettling' situation

Washington Redskins quarterback Todd Collins said Wednesday his preparation for Monday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles would not change despite Coach Jim Zorn's decision to stick with quarterback Jason Campbell as the starter.

Collins, who replaced Campbell at halftime of the Redskins 14-6 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, also acknowledged the awkwardness surrounding the change in play-callers just a week ahead of a critical game against a division opponent.

Sherman Lewis, who has been with the team just over two weeks, began installing the game plan Wednesday, the first time many players - including Collins - had ever spoken to their new play-caller.

"It is unsettling. I've never gone through this before, I've never had a play-caller changed in the middle of the season," Collins said. "So it's a little bit unsettling and it's kind of uncharted territory for me just because I've never experienced it, so we're going to kind of wait and see how it happens and really concentrate on our jobs rather than worry about who is calling the plays."

Collins said Lewis, who has a long history in the West Coast offense, seemed to have a strong grasp on the fundamentals of the system and was clear about the direction in which he wanted to take the offensive scheme.

"I know he's been studying last year's scheme against the Eagles and he seems to have a pretty good plan of how he wants to call the game this week," Collins said.

Emphasizing that the plays remained the same and downplaying the changes as not being a complete overhaul, Collins said the team must focus simply on executing the game plan regardless of who calls the plays.

After just one short session with Lewis, however, and with the game just five days away, Collins said it was difficult to discern how Lewis's tendencies might differ from Zorn's or to be sure of what exactly to expect going into Monday night.

"Sherm, he's been in front of us for 45 minutes and that's the first time we ever talked to the guy," Collins said. "So I really can't make any declarations of what his philosophy is or how he's going to call a game."

Afternoon update
@RickMaese tweets:

Not seen at practice: CCooley, CHorton, KMoore. Not participating: CPortis, AHaynesworth

Also, spotted on the sidelines, Daniel Snyder chatting with Jim Zorn... Snyder and Vinny Cerrato were both watching practice. Beautiful day

By Paul Tenorio  |  October 21, 2009; 1:47 PM ET
 
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Posted by: Skins28 | October 21, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

Danny paid for a #1 or #2 defense. He threw everything into it in order to move it from very good to elite. He's getting a #7 defense.

The defense is good, but its also underachieving.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | October 21, 2009 1:55 PM | Report abuse

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I think where they are underachieving is in the secondary. They miss Springs. Landry needs to be a strong safety and the corners still play too far off the wide outs. Orakpo at LB is a mixed bag, he's a liability in coverage vs. TEs but great in the pass rush. Outside of Haynesworth, Landry and Orakpo are our two best "talents" and they are playing out of position.

Posted by: dfbovey | October 21, 2009 2:00 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: dfbovey | October 21, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

Vinny is a terrible personnel guy, but that doesn't mean Haynesworth hasn't worked out. ...

Posted by: mhaslup1 | October 21, 2009 1:34 PM

I've avoided the Haynesworth discussion (b/c its one of those do loops that cycles endlessly), but his presence on the roster has almost nothing to do with Vinny Cerrato. The EVP just dialed the telephone. The reason Albert Haynesworth is here is because The Owner wanted him here.

Posted by: dcsween | October 21, 2009 2:06 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: mopp04 | October 21, 2009 2:07 PM | Report abuse

total and final humulation......

Posted by: OriginalOldschool | October 21, 2009 2:09 PM | Report abuse

mopp04,
Sounds like just what the doctor ordered. We'll see if Kelly and Thomas are more involved in the game Monday night. If they shine, people might begin to say the problem was Zorn all along...

Posted by: RedSkinHead | October 21, 2009 2:11 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: sjw1 | October 21, 2009 2:11 PM | Report abuse

It's "unsettling." Like a self-punch to the nugget pouch is unsettling.

Posted by: 4-12 | October 21, 2009 2:12 PM | Report abuse

Poopy, I would lay off Barno. You've done enough. He seems pretty sincere in his comments and I don't think you should continue with this, it's getting pretty tiresome.

Posted by: JimMonitor | October 21, 2009 1:50 PM |

Agreed. You would hope that a blog is a place where POVs can be expressed and argued about. Ragging on others just drags the level of conversation down. You occasionally get delusional bloggers who rant obssessively and unfortunately there isn't much you can do about it. It's one of the crosses that the free speech dictum has to bear.

Posted by: GLoad | October 21, 2009 2:12 PM | Report abuse

good stuff:

http://blog.redskins.com/2009/10/21/wednesday-october-21-sherm-lewiss-past-players-speak-up/#continued

Posted by: mopp04 | October 21, 2009 2:07 PM | Report abuse

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Definitely interesting to read input from Carter and Freeman on Sherman Lewis' tendencies and strengths.

Hopefully it means more production out of Kelly and Thomas.

Posted by: dfbovey | October 21, 2009 2:13 PM | Report abuse

It is so sad that we are the laughing stock of the NFL. I live in Miami and was driving to work this morning and the local Dolphin radio shows were making fun of the Skins Circus Act. Seriously depressing. While in New Orleans this past weekend even Giants fans stated they felt badly for us. This is what we have come to . . . the punch line of everyone's joke. A pathetic bunch of losers that makes everyone else happy because they all hate Snyder just as much as us. I am sure we can still sink lower, but it pains me to watch this team. I love the Redskins, but I almost feel it would be better to simply turn off the TV this season, manage my fantasy teams, and pick up next pre-season. Hail!

Posted by: sjw1 | October 21, 2009 2:14 PM | Report abuse

JimMonitor, at no point in Barno's rambling, incoherent response did he even close to anything that could be considered an apology for his soap-box attitude towards other Redskin fans.

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | October 21, 2009 2:14 PM | Report abuse

go team RI

Posted by: alex35332 | October 21, 2009 2:16 PM | Report abuse

On the Sherm Lewis thing -- he's been out of football for 5 years and was calling Bingo recently.

But ... the question is ... when he was out of football, did he stop paying attention to the game?

Joe Gibbs left football and stopped paying attention to it because he had his NASCAR team. When he came back, the football world was different.

If Lewis retired but stayed current on the game, he may not be as far out of date as everyone suggests.

As for calling Bingo, it makes a good story line, but I'm guessing we're talking a few hours a week, not exactly the same as a full time job!!

The question that no one has asked is this: What has Sherm Lewis done in the past 5 years to stay current on the NFL?

Posted by: zcezcest1 | October 21, 2009 2:17 PM | Report abuse

I think you guys are missing the upside of Albert Haynesworth dropping to his knees and gasping for air.

When he's breathing hard, he's sucking in all the oxygen from the field. This leaves the opposing offense weak and dizzy.

It's a long-term strategy, granted. But I figure about week 15 or so, the ground at FedEx Field will have the same atmosphere as the moon.

Posted by: JohnnyRyde | October 21, 2009 2:17 PM | Report abuse

probably slightly off topic here, but what does "Joey Bag of Donuts" mean?

Posted by: dcsween | October 21, 2009 2:19 PM | Report abuse

who made you the blog police....who made you the person who determines who apologizes and who doesn't.

let it go..you made your point.....go extract a pound of flesh somewhere else....

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:20 PM | Report abuse

how's the chow-dah?

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | October 21, 2009 2:21 PM | Report abuse

This is just bizarre, but the more I read about Lewis the more I wish he'd have been hired a year and a half ago instead of Zorn.

Posted by: zjfr2 | October 21, 2009 2:24 PM | Report abuse

its great, lighten up on the guy, stop acting like such an overbearing j-azz,

I thought that the team didn't have enough money to sign AH and said so, over and over, should I be ostracized because of it, I didn't want the team to draft Malcolm Kelly, and they did, should I stop posting because of that??

give it a rest, you made your point last night....you have a lot of free time, we GET IT....

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:24 PM | Report abuse

probably slightly off topic here, but what does "Joey Bag of Donuts" mean?

Posted by: dcsween | October 21, 2009 2:19 PM | Report abuse

Cousin of Sally Bag of Nickels

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | October 21, 2009 2:26 PM | Report abuse

TC is a class act. No moping around, making excuses, blaming others for his faults, weaknesses and inability to get it come... like some other unnamed steaming pile of feces QB on this team.

Posted by: Vic1 | October 21, 2009 2:26 PM | Report abuse

Train wreck of a season about to get worse!!

Posted by: dc4life | October 21, 2009 2:28 PM | Report abuse

This is just bizarre, but the more I read about Lewis the more I wish he'd have been hired a year and a half ago instead of Zorn.

Posted by: zjfr2 | October 21, 2009 2:24 PM

Agreed. For an Owner with a penchant for the big time investment, it always seemed that Sherman Smith was a "placeholder" offensive coordinator ... or at least an old pal of Jim Zorn's. Comfort-zone coaching doesn't seem like its always the best idea (understatement). When Zorn was elevated to head coach, they should have hired an offensive coordinator (on the level of the guy they were seeking to replace). More candidates that just Fassel wanted Zorn as their offensive coordinator. They should have gone back to their OC list rather than Zorn's backfill choice.

Posted by: dcsween | October 21, 2009 2:28 PM | Report abuse

beantown, you know who made me blog police?

Sheriff Gonna Getcha. He made me honoray deputy.

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | October 21, 2009 2:28 PM | Report abuse

Next Line from BG should have been:

"I said Betts would out gain A. Bradshaw should I be made to leave the blog over....whoops!"

Just fuunin ya, couldn't resist...the bet was dumb from the beginning and now that Jacky-Z has replaced Flounder as your BFF I am sure all is good..

Ok I will go hold my breath till I turn blue now.

Posted by: chrislarry | October 21, 2009 2:30 PM | Report abuse

Rereading Jack's comments ... maybe I don't agree. I only agree about Lewis being the OC to replace Zorn, not head coach instead of Zorn.

Posted by: dcsween | October 21, 2009 2:30 PM | Report abuse

A good offensive coordinator is constantly thinking 3-4 plays ahead in addition to the play he is currently calling; setting up the defense by crossing up tendencies as well as baiting them into thinking (for example) a stop route is coming when it’s actually a stop and go. Sometimes when you lack the talent, you have to be able to outthink and adjust to the defense you are facing (a-la Gibbs 1, and even Norv). It doesn’t appear that Zorn is doing this. I don’t know if it’s because he lacks the experience/knowledge or if it’s because he keeps “scaling things back”. I agree that the QB isn’t getting much time to throw, but when you discard half the playbook because you are scared of the pass rush, and the defense knows it, you are only digging yourself a deeper hole. Here’s hoping that with Lewis’ experience, he has the ability to actually outthink some of the opponents, and maybe even call some plays that will take advantage of what the defense is showing. Or take advantage of certain tall players running fade routes or slants. Certain people have that gift, most don’t. It would appear that Zorn does not. Maybe he would if he stopped being scared and just let er rip, but who knows. Here’s hoping the new guy can open things up.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | October 21, 2009 2:31 PM | Report abuse

Unreal....Snyder and Mr. Magoo at practice, with Snyder talking to Zorn, and Magoo staring at Sherman with those bugged out goofy eyes....buch of d***** bags...They are getting what has been coming to them for a long time.

Posted by: po403 | October 21, 2009 2:31 PM | Report abuse

Skins28: I wish your post could go on forever.

Posted by: rich20ssu | October 21, 2009 2:32 PM | Report abuse

Ah, the Onion....

http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/redskins_hold_press

Redskins Hold Press Conference To Announce They Are Still Sort Of A Football Team

WASHINGTON—Washington Redskins head coach Jim Zorn held a press conference Sunday to reassure fans that, despite an inability to effectively execute their offense, defense, or special teams, the Redskins were still somewhat comparable to a real football team. "It's been a tough season so far, and even though we are 2-4, we still have players, uniforms, Motorola headsets—all the components that technically constitute an NFL team, sort of," Zorn said while grimacing and making a "so-so" gesture with his hand. "Sure, I was stripped of play-calling responsibilities by team management, and I really don't have any clue who will play quarterback for us this Monday, but I swear to you, in a weird, very convoluted way, we are in the NFL." Placing his hand over the microphone, Zorn then spoke briefly with an unidentified man near the stage, and announced that, for what it's worth, the organization owns the Internet domain name washingtonredskins.com through 2010.

Posted by: dmorgan6617 | October 21, 2009 2:32 PM | Report abuse

Good 'Ol Zorny is on ESPN 2 right now with some old NFL Films deal. Wonder if this is intentional by ESPN

Posted by: Poopy_McPoop | October 21, 2009 2:32 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: dlhaze1 | October 21, 2009 2:31 PM

Forgot to add that they need to let the QB’s call audibles as well.

And that Haynesworth is definitely maiking an impact.

Posted by: dlhaze1 | October 21, 2009 2:33 PM | Report abuse

Why the F is Snyder on the sidelines!!!! This is why we're a joke of a team, because he doesn't butt out!!!!

Posted by: Salinas1 | October 21, 2009 2:34 PM | Report abuse

On the Sherm Lewis thing -- he's been out of football for 5 years and was calling Bingo recently.

But ... the question is ... when he was out of football, did he stop paying attention to the game?

Joe Gibbs left football and stopped paying attention to it because he had his NASCAR team. When he came back, the football world was different.

If Lewis retired but stayed current on the game, he may not be as far out of date as everyone suggests.

As for calling Bingo, it makes a good story line, but I'm guessing we're talking a few hours a week, not exactly the same as a full time job!!

The question that no one has asked is this: What has Sherm Lewis done in the past 5 years to stay current on the NFL?

Posted by: zcezcest1 | October 21, 2009 2:17 PM | Report abuse

If Sherm knows better than to run left a 5th time in a row when you've been stuffed the first four and he doesn't throw fades to ARE then I count that as a win in my book. I bet he even passes on first down!!!

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | October 21, 2009 2:35 PM | Report abuse

I agree that Vinny should be fired. The problem is with the Front Office not with Jim Zorn. Washington yet again has made a Head Coach the scape goat for the screw ups made by Vinny. A General Manager should be hired that knows what they are doing. Anyone can tell Vinny doesn't know football or people for that matter. I would say the same on Danny boy. Washington makes another stupid move by releasing Mason & Alridge. Portis is getting old. Alridge was the only one that had break away speed. Signing Levi Jones wasn't that good a move either. He is injury prone and that is why the Bengals released him. Marko Mitchell should be on the field. The man is fantastic at catching the ball. Washington couldn't do any worse by playing him. I would say that Washington's season is shot.

Posted by: royhobbs56 | October 21, 2009 2:36 PM | Report abuse

My goodness Cp AND Haynesworth are not practicing! I Hope they are not injured becuase those two are known for giving 110%!!!!!

(facepalm)

Posted by: jbanks979 | October 21, 2009 2:37 PM | Report abuse

Eagles strategy for MNF - with Petey being questionable b/c of the Oak owie, keep DeSean in the backfield with McN for protection in case AH compromises the OL barrier.

Posted by: GLoad | October 21, 2009 2:38 PM | Report abuse

Anyone that says this defense is "good" or "pretty good" is a buffoon.

They have played NO ONE (with the exception of the Giants). What's going to happen when they start playing against legit NFL, not JV squad, offensive units?!?!?

Posted by: nodata2000 | October 21, 2009 2:40 PM | Report abuse

When does the UFL begin.. I am routing for Vegas!

Posted by: Sports_Guru | October 21, 2009 2:41 PM | Report abuse

From the Times:

Not much going on in the locker room during the 45-minute period. Jason Campbell and Clinton Portis did their usual group sessions.

A couple of updates:

*Portis said after six years with the Redskins, he's used to the constant change. "It’s not all of a sudden a surprise. That’s what it is around here – change. In the midst of the change, it brings news for you all and you report everything."

*Punter Hunter Smith expects to be available Monday night, saying his groin injury feels "considerably" better than this time last week. He's missed the last two weeks.

*Newcomers Quinton Ganther said he was released by Tennessee late in the preseason because of a calf strain. He's spent the last month-and-a-half rehabbing the injury. Before signing with the Redskins he also worked out for Green Bay. Ganther (5-9, 214) said he was the Titans' No. 2 fullback and No. 3 tailback last year.

*Not practicing: LT Chris Samuels, DT Albert Haynesworth, RB Clinton Portis, TE Chris Cooley, S Chris Horton, S Kareem Moore.

Horton seems like he's in the doghouse...and not getting out any time soon...

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Maybe the biggest advantage the Lewis thing gives the Redskins this week is that the Eagles will have a more difficult time preparing the defense. That's an advantage that lasts exactly one week, however, unless the Redskins decide to name a Playcaller Of The Week.

Posted by: acoberst1 | October 21, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Does anyone know why Pete Kendall is not welcome in Ashburn?

Posted by: Sports_Guru | October 21, 2009 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Sign Garcia to run around like the Headless Horseman Without An O-Line..Send Vinny to Rwanda to recruit bodies..

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Posted by: IMAREDSKINSFAN | October 21, 2009 2:43 PM | Report abuse

Anyone that says this defense is "good" or "pretty good" is a buffoon.

They have played NO ONE (with the exception of the Giants). What's going to happen when they start playing against legit NFL, not JV squad, offensive units?!?!?

Posted by: nodata2000 | October 21, 2009 2:40 PM | Report abuse

I love how it's with the exception of the Giants. You know, the guys that have scored the third most points in the league. The guys that are averaging almost 30 points a game. Other than a few drives here and there by the Lions our defense has shut almost everybody else down. Our offense gave a short field to the Panthers, Bucs, and Rams. They gave up a TD to the Giants. That all goes against our defense in the stats. If we had a somewhat servicable offense our defense would be #1.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | October 21, 2009 2:45 PM | Report abuse

guzu, where would Kendall play??

He's played center, and left guard, both spots are currently filled, so what would he do?

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:46 PM | Report abuse

What the heck happened to Horton? Last year he was a playmaker, he looked really good. Now he's not starting, and he's in the "doghouse"?

What's going on?

Posted by: REXskins | October 21, 2009 2:50 PM | Report abuse

beeps

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:51 PM | Report abuse

guzu, where would Kendall play??

He's played center, and left guard, both spots are currently filled, so what would he do?

Posted by: BeantownGreg1 | October 21, 2009 2:46 PM

I don't know. I just think he has to be better than the plug ins we currently have.

Posted by: Sports_Guru | October 21, 2009 2:51 PM | Report abuse

I've never understood what Jim Zorn's offense really was. Cause it sure is heck wasn't any WCO I've ever seen. A WCO is predicated on quick reads, quick passes, and run after the catch. It is about spreading a defense out. Running isn't the foundation of the offense, its a part of it, but not the foundation as the offense is build on quick hitting plays then once the secondary creeps up you go over the top. Running is more of a short yardage facet of the offense then the base of it. The Eagles run an extreme version of the WCO as they never run but Zorn's offense has always been pound CP and then try and go deep. We rarely ever run quick slants, crossing patterns, swing plays, and quick screens. In a WCO it should be very tough to sack the QB because the ball is supposed to come out so fast. We always have JC taking 5 and 7 step drops. I don't know if this is because JC isn't capable of making the quick read and getting the ball out on a 3 step drop or if the interior of our line is so bad it can't hold up long enough for a 3 step drop (I expect its a bit of both) but whatever we have been running it ain't a WCO.

I hope Sherm is smart enough to see our line limitations and puts JC in the shotgun a lot and understands the only chance this team has is if we chuck the ball 45 times a game, the line just isn't capable of producing a productive running game and Portis is just a guy these days, he can't take over a game anymore. Instead of run, run, pass, our offense should be pass pass and if its short yardage maybe run but probably still pass. This may create some fast 3 and outs but its our only real chance at any success and that's why we bought such a strong D for!

Posted by: zjfr2 | October 21, 2009 2:52 PM | Report abuse

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Posted by: IMAREDSKINSFAN | October 21, 2009 2:43 PM

This is what's so great about RI. Just when you think you've seen everything, someone comes along and surprises you with a fresh idea, cleverly expressed. So thought provoking! Keep up the good work, ALLCAPSGUY.

Posted by: League-Source | October 21, 2009 2:52 PM | Report abuse

Sounds like they've got loads of confidence heading to Monday night. Sheesh. Disaster imminent.

What a freaking joke. Every and I mean every talking head I've heard thinks what they've done with the Zorn situation is wrong. WTF? Why on earth would any of the big name coaches out there want to come here?

Posted by: skinswest | October 21, 2009 2:57 PM | Report abuse

Snyder spotted on the sidelines talking to Zorn? Quite, Zorn, take a bath, use lots of soap, betadine if you have it!

Posted by: atidwell | October 21, 2009 2:58 PM | Report abuse

All - Whos in a better situation right now?

Skins or Nats?

...Im going with the Nats. Skins are in BIG trouble.

Posted by: Nats1924 | October 21, 2009 3:11 PM | Report abuse

Fire Vinny......We need WR's that can help this team!!! Moss can't do everything by himself!!!!

Posted by: Tonyp316 | October 21, 2009 3:12 PM | Report abuse

REDSKIN PLAYERS BRACE FOR ROLLOUT OF WEST COAST BINGO OFFENSE

Dateline: Washington, D.C.

While some players are taking time off from practice like Clinton Portis or others are licking their wounds and egos like Jason Campbells, there are others who are wondering what the New Redskin Offense will be like.

According to unnamed team sources, the Redskins will employ the West Coast Bingo Offense which will entail Sherman calling in the numbers and letters to Jim Zorn and Zorn will then use his dabber on the play calling board. These sources also indicate that the ultimate goal of the offense is to score a touchdown before BINGO is called. Evidently if Bingo is called Zorn will get humiliated on a Monday call in show by Cerrato. If the touchdown is scored before Bingo is called Zorn gets to get a job responsibility.

Sherman noted, "I'm reaching into the hopper pulling out these plays and Jim will convert that to an offensive play - it will be fun seeing him sweat. I call a mean game and the opponents just don't know what to expect! Don't think that a B4 on the first drive will always be the same play. We've got play decoder sheets numbering in the 1000's - Zorn will just have to remember what number we are on - if he gets confused, we'll have Vinnie on the sidelines helping him when the numbers get past 100. It would really hurt us if I say we are on sheet 140 and Zorn is working on 40 and can't find B4 before I call the next play!"

D'Angelo Hall was told of this playing calling news and passed, gave 10 yards space between himself and this reporter and fell on the floor laughing. To this reporter it looked like he was still trying to bring down Delhomme in the Carolina game.

Posted by: laserwizard | October 21, 2009 3:28 PM | Report abuse

You know what, Wouldn't it be funny, if Todd Collins just decided to throw in the towel and retire? What will we do then for a backup? Oh, hrms... well we could get Chase Daniel back I guess :p

Posted by: Veretax | October 21, 2009 3:33 PM | Report abuse

Little Danny Snyder should sell the team change the name to avoid offending Native Americans. Let's change the name to the Washington Napoleons and have Little Danny ride onto the field riding a Shetland Pony.

Posted by: nativedc | October 21, 2009 4:24 PM | Report abuse

Not that it would have helped him in the long run due to the horrendous O-Line, but Zorn should have hired an experienced offensive coordinator to call the plays and assist in designing the game plan. I noted that Jim Schwartz hired Scott Linehan, a former head coach, to be his offensive coordinator this year. This is not unusual with new, inexperienced coaches like Zorn. By hiring his buddy Sherman Smith to be anymore than the running back coach, he dug himself a huge hole by not having an alternative to turn over playcalling to without management hiring someone to do it for him.

Posted by: wizfan89 | October 21, 2009 4:49 PM | Report abuse

I believe the moment the Skins started going down was the year they brought in OC Al Saunders. Think about it! Skins were just coming off a playoff year in 05 with Coach Gibbs at the helm and the main reason we couldn't score back then was because we didn't have a number 2 receiver. If snyder would have stayed out of gibbs way and let him run the team and draft the players that he wanted, we would be a top team in this league today! we are just now feeling the aftershocks of those moves by Snyder now.

Posted by: mobilesuit2000 | October 21, 2009 4:50 PM | Report abuse

When does the UFL begin.. I am routing for Vegas!

Posted by: Sports_Guru | October 21, 2009 2:41 PM | Report abuse

The Florida Tuskers are taking the 'chip this year, write it down.

Tuskers! Tuskers! Tus- *yawn* Zzzzzzz...

Posted by: walkdwalk | October 21, 2009 5:54 PM | Report abuse

it is either levi jones at left tackle or heyer..which one? cerrato has the gm job in washington(or what-ever the name of his position is)for LIFE he will do all that snyder his liege requires. nothing to do now other than boycott, they are making plenty of money and are not going anywhere until forced out.

Posted by: wathu19 | October 21, 2009 7:34 PM | Report abuse

Why are Snyder and his cousin Vinny ALWAYS watching practice? I doubt they just watch.

Posted by: richie_sheppard | October 21, 2009 7:50 PM | Report abuse

Will someone please take out Vinny or do I have to hire someone to do it? No General Manager = a loosing team!

Posted by: vexed50verizonnet | October 21, 2009 8:41 PM | Report abuse

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