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Monday-Night H-Back

Hey there. I'm still alive, even after two nights in The Big Easy.
Was scrmabling around today - 6 am flight, had to watch Chloe in the morning, snuck in a nap and fought 90 minutes of traffic out to The Park - so I've been off-line all day.

I am sure you guys have dissected the win to death.

Obviously, both lines were huge. Best sustained QB pressure we've seen; and the O Line is straight up beating the snot out of people every week now.

I thought they showed some real guts with the game plan, and loved the intent to get the ball deep. Even when they didn't connect - that pass in the lights was a killer, that would've been lights out right there, so to speak - it kept the Saints honest and helped open some stuff up for the running game.

JC loves those crossing routes over the middle, and hit Cooley and Moss a few times on them. This offense just has a much different look with him there. He keeps impressing. The TD strike to Moss was perfect. He throws a great deep ball tot he back of the end zone, eh?

We'll see if the defense can keep this up. I think Griffin is finally close to 100 percent, and that makes all the difference in the world. Andre Carter is playing some ball every week now, too, and finally seems comfortable in his defense and new surroundings. Of all the moves last offseason, that was the one I though would really make a positive impact, and over time it just might.

But nothing in the last 48 hours impressed me more than this. Did you guys hear the bomb Coach Joe dropped on us at the press conferenc? There was a watershed moment when he was talking about Todd Wade and uttered my favorite adjective of all time - "super conscientious." That's what covering this team is all about, people. Where else are you going to find that.

Okay, I'll do better Tuesday, promise.


By Jason La Canfora  |  December 18, 2006; 6:23 PM ET
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Glad you made it back safe. It was a great win that I wish had not helped the Cowboys but it shows a lot of promise for next year. The Skins have had the most talent on the offensive line for the past 3 years and they are finally showing it. It is a shame they could not run around like that early in the season. On top of that the defense is finally playing like they should.

Go Skins!

Posted by: | December 18, 2006 6:42 PM | Report abuse

I'd like to take the opportunity to thank the 5 individuals who journeyed to New Orleans this week to help in our rebuilding effort. I had the opportunity to spend quality time with the group, and I can honestly say that these are some of the greatest people I have met in a real long time. Their selfless acts of humanity, small in the overall scheme of things, went a long way to helping restore the beautiful city of New Orleans. It is not so much what they did (which was a good bit for the couple days they were here!), but what it meant to the city on an emotional level. While I cannot speak for every resident, I hope they would all agree with me in saying: THANK YOU!

Each one of them is welcome back to New Orleans at anytime. I am proud of have had the opportunity to meet them and I gladly call each one of them a friend. They let me tag along with them to game, and we had a blast tailgating, meeting Saints fans, and watching the Skins win! It was an exciting game, and the atmosphere was beyond words. I have been a Skins fan for 15+ years, and this is the most fun I have had at a game or watching one! Again, my sincere thanks to an amazing group of people!

I mentioned to the group a book that was published after the storm by a writer for the local paper, Chris Rose. The book is a compilation of articles written during the storm, evacuation, and initial recovery stages. The book is very well done and when reading it, one can really get a good idea of what we went through down here, along with the real emotions felt by the people of New Orleans. The book is title "One Dead in the Attic."

P.S. sounds like you had a true New Orleans experience! Believe me, after 5 ½ years of living here, it still happens to me from time to time!

Posted by: Skins Fan in New Orleans | December 18, 2006 7:21 PM | Report abuse

Skins Fan in New Orleans

No need to thank us. We all wish there was more that we could have done. You have my word that I will be there next year.

Posted by: jm220 | December 18, 2006 7:36 PM | Report abuse

Hi Jason. Was this win any kind of revelation for the players and/or coaches? Do they think they have it right now, or was this just a fluke win for a bad team? I gotta imagine that, even through this short-term joy, there's a huge sense of frustration about what could have been. There's easily four games that got away they had in their grasp. I mean, what a HUGE disappointment.

Posted by: Wes Mantooth | December 18, 2006 7:39 PM | Report abuse

What's the latest on the Skins resigning Derrik Dockery? He's been a key blocker in the zone schemes. Any news with him?

Posted by: jerry | December 18, 2006 7:50 PM | Report abuse

Campbell throws a killer deep ball -- as well as anyone in the league. If Lloyd hadn't loss that ball in the lights, and if the Skins had a receiver who could outjump a d-back, he would have thrown at least three tds yesterday.

Still, he's a work in progress, that's for sure. His accuracy on certain routes is iffy, as is his footwork. Both things will get better with time and coaching -- which he obviously got none of when Gibbs and Saunders fought over their respective mancrushes, Brunell and Collins. Good job, guys. Snyder must be thrilled.

Speaking of coaching, Gibbs has been back for three years now and he still can't manage the clock -- it's ridiculous. And how many other coaches would have kicked a field goal on that opening drive fourth one and yesterday? None -- even Marty Schottenheimer has changed his conservative stripes.

Betts has impressed -- he looks like Priest Holmes all of a sudden. A perfect fit for Saunders system. Which makes the Duckett trade look even more stupid.

It's not the most pressing need, but I'm thinking the skins might need to go after a big receiver to compliment Moss. They need some size in the red zone and like I said before, to go snatch those beautiful deep balls out of the air. Bring back 50/50 -- he'd be better than Lloyd.

Posted by: Anonymous | December 18, 2006 7:57 PM | Report abuse

I'm not saying anything NEGATIVE was a great SPORTS beloved Skins played a great game and got a great win....and the Saints (who I hope make it to the Super Bowl) won their division even though they lost. Not to mention the Wizards beating the Lakers and my man Gilbert Arenas ballin' for 60 was a good day...

Posted by: Lisa | December 18, 2006 8:16 PM | Report abuse

*Another* receiver? OMG!

Here's my thesis on the Red Zone struggle. The coaches are not calling any of the quick short pass plays that we have fed on over the last couple of years, because that requires timing and supersmart decisionmaking before the snap. At this point, they want to either run the ball or give Campbell a chance to read the defense, because a couple of 96-yd interceptions start to make a QB feel a little less supersmart. But it will make him play his guts out as he tries to chase down a cornerback.

Posted by: cload and daggar | December 18, 2006 8:30 PM | Report abuse

jason, or anyone else reading this, were you guys surprised at how often and by how much the skins receivers were getting open? the throws that ARE missed at the 2 minute warning, it seemed like no one was around these receivers. and when JC skipped a couple to moss...wide open, and ARE streaking towards the endzone with a couple of steps (that JC missed and on the very next play threw that beautiful beautiful pass to moss for td)

Was the NO secondary that bad? or is it good (borderline great) route running by ARE and Moss? (or may i dare suggest Al Saunders' offense?)

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 8:47 PM | Report abuse

lisa, thanks for the tip on gilbert...i had no idea he had 60 points. i really hope them and the terps play well this year...and go far far in the playoffs and the nats win the pennant :p cuz i hate waiting for football season.

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 8:49 PM | Report abuse

The play calling on the offense sucked. Man you arent going to play offs take some risks out there when its 4 and 1 etc. Jason lay off the Homer pills you get from George and Sonny. Please it is still the same old dysfunctional Skins with a bunch of geriatic old guys who have to take breaks from watching film to change their Depends and take their medication. Game has passed Gibbs and all the old guys by. Snyder needs to get out of the same sex strip clubs with Cruise and can the whole staff! You never come back! Other than MJ the first time name one successful person involved in professional sports who was successful the second time around!

Posted by: vaherder | December 18, 2006 8:50 PM | Report abuse

why is every completed pass by archie's boy trumpeted as the best thing since "sliced bread" by the announcers?

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 8:53 PM | Report abuse

Jason lay off the Homer pills you get from George and Sonny. Please it is still the same old dysfunctional Skins with a bunch of geriatic old guys who have to take breaks from watching film to change their Depends and take their medication.

what's wrong with wearing depends?

eventually every organ/function in your body gets old and dies. so unless they invent micro machines or nano machines that eat pee and poop to keep you dry down there you'll be depending on depends too. if you're lucky enough to outlive those parts of your body.

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 8:59 PM | Report abuse

A stat that caught my eye when I looked at the box score. The 5 Skins that caught passes all averaged over 12 yards a catch. This is not Mark Brunell football anymore. A quick look over the completions and only 3 of the 13 were for under 10 yards. 5 games in and Jason is obviously not a good QB yet. But he will get better and may get a lot better. Running the ball hard with a QB that is improving and can throw downfield. It has potential ...

Posted by: AL | December 18, 2006 9:07 PM | Report abuse

whomever mentioned 50/50. forget him! let's bring back TD catching machine: Darkarian McCants.

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 9:11 PM | Report abuse


Gilbert Arenas was AMAZING last night...had 60 points total (14 in OT). Torched Kobe and today Kobe whined like a baby saying that "Gilbert has no conscience"

Posted by: Lisa | December 18, 2006 9:13 PM | Report abuse

Are you trying to win games, or give Campbell experience? I do not understand this criticism of the coaches; if we were fighting for a playoff spot, that'd be one thing, but we're fighting for the fifth draft pick!

Posted by: cload and daggar | December 18, 2006 9:23 PM | Report abuse

vaherder - The comebacks by Parcells and Vermiel went pretty well. It should be easier for coaches than for players.

Game was great but frustrating. Where was this defense at the beginning of the season? That said - can they continue the effort or will this be another one win streak like the rest of the year? When they play a game like this on defense it just illustrates the lack of effort in most of the games this season.

I agree with Jason about Carter. He has shown steady improvement this year playing a tough position with very little linebacker support on his side. That tackle of Bush after chasing him all the way across the field was amazing.

Consecutive red zone procedure penalties was another major blunder. At least it was not the same player both times.

Here's hoping that they can put forth another good effort on the road. St. Louis is still in the running for a playoff spot and this game will be a good indicator of what the skins can accomplish. The last home game will be the real deal - they really owe the Giants and if they don't at least play well it will leave a real bad taste in everyones mouth for the entire off season.

Looking forward to the next game.

Posted by: oldskinsfan | December 18, 2006 9:25 PM | Report abuse

Kobe whined like a baby saying that "Gilbert has no conscience"

what does that mean? was kobe playing on one leg?, did gilbert make fun of kobe's extra curicular activities during the game and that somehow made kobe get out of his groove? was kobe complaining that gilbert was being "mean" to him like his teammate kwame brown?

honestly i don't know...and those are the only things i could come up with.

also lisa, i just read that he had 16 points in the OT to set a new NBA record?! wow!

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 9:26 PM | Report abuse

While it was a win, it was not very satisfying. I am aggravated at Howard and all the coaches spinning this into a catalyst for keeping the dysfunction together.

They barely won. Against a team that was woeful last year, and got on a streak this year. This game means nothing, even less than nothing. Carlos Rogers had 13 awful games and one good one, this is not "narrowly missing the pro-bowl" as some would have us believe. This qualifies you as a taxi squad practice player on defenses like Chicago and New England.

Stop the spin and hand out season stat sheets with big bold 5-9 stickers on the top.

Posted by: NoSpinZone | December 18, 2006 9:55 PM | Report abuse

Are folks seriously whining that we either didn't win right, or that the win was bad? I mean, really, what planet are you from?

If they run the table and this free agent class begins to demonstrate why they were brought to DC, doesn't that mean something? While we know that Archuleta's time in DC is done, what if the other guys start playing with renewed passion and fervor? What if we knock the Giants out of the playoffs?

These are all good things.

Posted by: P Diddy | December 18, 2006 10:17 PM | Report abuse

I can't stand Kobe Bryant. LA fans suck! I lived there for 6 years and the only time most anyone cared was when the teams did well. When the Lakers were winning championships there were five gajillion little car flags all over the place but none before or after.
For every real fan in LA there's about 100 poseurs. The NFL is salivating to get a team into the media market there but they shouldn't waste their time or money. Angelenos could care less except for the Latino guys from East LA who are 30 year Dodger fans. Those guys rock! "Go Dohyers!" is the best chant in LA sports.

I'm sorry for the rant. . .Lisa thanks for the Arenas update as you can see it set me off.

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 10:17 PM | Report abuse

PD - I totally agree. This has been a vomit inducing season and I think John from Herndon is in GW ER with Dick Cheney.

Still we've got some mojo right now. Nothing flashy just solid playing and hints of goodness with subtexts of greatness from Soups. All good for next year as long as the FO doesn't lose it's head again in the offseason.

We need a scene from the Wire. . . we need Omar to show up at the Danny's office with his big a$$ gun and kevlar vest and steal all the cash so there ain't nuthin to spend on big name FAs.


Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 10:25 PM | Report abuse

Eh, this Ladell Betts kid is aw-ite.

Posted by: Foot In Mouth (fka CMoney) | December 18, 2006 10:30 PM | Report abuse

Is anyone watching MNF? I'm procrastinating with a zillion papers to grade. Thus my myriad entries.

Do you really think you should get much less hand a banner that says "AFC Finalist"? Isn't that like "You may have already won $10 million!"

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 10:39 PM | Report abuse

which one's Omar? that rapper looking dude? that stole all that doe/dope from that big fat dude? is that omar? and does he die? if so then whomever pointed out that he was awesome on that show is right.

i like the big fat dude (dealer king). whenever he's in the scene it seems like someone's about to blow up.

i've only seen like 2/3 episodes of wire since it started. although it has nice characters i just can't seem to find the head from the toe. kinda loopy. as if the writers don't really know who the good guy is or the bad guys are. i understand the whole "this is life" and everything's mostly gray. but c'mon there's gotta be someone "good" in balmer. it aint that bad up there. or is it? jason?

doesn't blamer have someone like dc's lovable marion barry ("itch set me up!")?

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 10:41 PM | Report abuse

lol@sfskin! i'm doing the exact same thing! procrastinating and hating everything that's indy especially archie's boy except of course tony dungy. and had to lower the sound cuz of all the orgasmic screaming of the announcers whenever archie's boy completed a pass.

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 10:44 PM | Report abuse

tune in to Comcast....
wizards were down by 30 in the first half @ the nuggets....have worked their way back...down by 9 early in the first quarter...

Posted by: k-man | December 18, 2006 10:50 PM | Report abuse

whoops, meant down by 9 early in 4th qtr....

Agent Zero scoring 60 last night, comeback from 30 down tonight? wow, could be a magical 24 hour span!
not to mention Skins winning

Posted by: k-man | December 18, 2006 10:52 PM | Report abuse

BBM is good.

Posted by: CMoney | December 18, 2006 10:53 PM | Report abuse

Dealer - Omar is the guy who stole the stash and has the big scar down his face. He is absolutely hands down the best character on TV as I said before he's got the seductive sociopath like Hannibal Lecter. He needs an award.

It's a great show but does require you to commit for a while to get the flow. I'd love to see a "cameo" from a Marion Barry although there was a scene this season of the mayor getting a BJ in the office. . .as I recall Barry got that gift in jail. God I hate that man!

Ocho Cinco is back!

Too bad Tony Dungy'll probably lose his job after the Colts tank in the first round of the playoffs. Good guy.

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 10:57 PM | Report abuse

skins and Dock are not close right now.
dealer - there are more original, thoughtful "good characters" on the Wire than any other show. Randy? Bubs? McNalty? Brody?
Need I go on.
What you mention - the lack of black and white, the subtlely of the show, how it builds characters slowly over time, it's spot-on realism - is precisely why it is the best thing on TV.
Anyone who has followed it from the first episode would tell you so.
To see how each season evolved from the start is pretty amazing.

As for the win, they seem to have a blue print. This will be a miserable season no matter what, and I think our coverage has shown that, but that was a pretty big win for them. Now, if they lay an egg in STL, then yeah, we'll smack them around in print.
I could see them finishing 3-0.
And, I agree, so what? It's a lost season.
But with the kid QB in particular, I thinj finding a way to finish like 4-3 with a first-time starter would give them a lot to take into the offseason.

Posted by: Jason La Canfora | December 18, 2006 11:01 PM | Report abuse

So how many of our current "marketable" guys should we shuck to boost up our draft board for next year?

Who gets traded and what can we get for them?

Posted by: Cruzer | December 18, 2006 11:02 PM | Report abuse

I have to say I stopped watching the NBA some years ago. It is boring boring boring with a few exceptions. Having played team sports for years including bball I get so tired and bored watching the endless dunks and slams and give me the ball so I can make the highlight reel crap.
The fight at the Garden is a prime example of how rotten pro bball is to me. These guys are millionaires playing an effin game and instead of acting like grown-ups they get into these ridiculous turf wars over nothing! It's the same stupid mentality like TO spitting in the face.

By the way wasn't the Reaper suspended last year for his stupid spitting incident? Why not TO?

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:03 PM | Report abuse

WIZ within 2 points!!! wow, could be one of the best comebacks EVER!

Posted by: k-man | December 18, 2006 11:03 PM | Report abuse

sfskin, i totally agree. however, washington having a good basketball team happens once in a lifetime. gotta savor the fun while it lasts.
and yeah, college bball is so much better than NBA.

Posted by: k-man | December 18, 2006 11:05 PM | Report abuse

"Man's gotta have code." - Omar

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:06 PM | Report abuse

God I hate that man!
when i was growing up i also hated "that man" from across the river and thought how stupid can people of dc be...

recently having met people who were born and raised in dc, people who're edumacated, smart(in my opinion), no longer living in the area, still love him and they've pointed out certain things about him that makes me like him too now. they never forgave his actions but they will always forgive him.

and as a skins fan i've never forgotten TK say on his show "if marion barry was still the mayor of dc. skins would've never left this city."

Posted by: dealer | December 18, 2006 11:06 PM | Report abuse

k-man - good point. The last time DC had a good bball team was when I was about 8. Go Wiz!

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:09 PM | Report abuse

Dealer- yeah true that on the Skinnies.

I mostly hate him for two reasons A#1 he was actually pretty impressive as a civil rights leader and in the beginning of his reign. Then he ran my hometown - the city I still think of as my city into the ground and we're only just now starting to emerge a bit. And B#2 he made me cross party lines for the one and only time in my life. I actually cried in the voting booth when I had to vote for the Republican (mind you she'd have been a lefty liberal in every other city in the country except here in SF and in the People's Republic of Berkeley) because I couldn't vote for a guy who got smoking crack. I know I am a total dork but my politics are like my football - fun, love, but gut wrenching.

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:16 PM | Report abuse

I think BBM is going to be like Marino - great QB who'll never get a ring.

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:22 PM | Report abuse

would you like to see BBM get a ring? i think i do. as much as i'd like his lil bro suck it up, watching BBM win the big game will be a feel-good story. i really think he's much better than marino ever was; just the way he has command over that offense. he has liberties that no other qb ever has had. that team could do just as well with peyton as the offensive coordinator.

Posted by: k-man | December 18, 2006 11:27 PM | Report abuse

Hey, I was prompted by that Darnerien McCants post from earlier. I knew he painted, because the Post ran a story on it. I was not aware of his new track 'Lonely'.
Check out

I predict Brandon Lloyd ft. Darnerien McCants.

Posted by: tampadave | December 18, 2006 11:31 PM | Report abuse

Yeah I think it'd be great to see him get a ring. I think lil bro is over-rated although think they'll find a way to get him some success over time. I'd like to see him suck it up too especially if we can help that happen. : )

I always loved watching Marino play. BBM is phenomenal but almost too much like a machine. Plus Marino had the fastest gun in the NFL. His release was jaw dropping.

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:34 PM | Report abuse

Geez the Bengals are playing like the Sept-Nov Skins. . .ugh. . .

Posted by: sfskin | December 18, 2006 11:35 PM | Report abuse

Lord.....cannot we be happy win a solid win over a solid team? Half of this damn blog are made up of people who were born after Gibbs became coach in 1981 and WAY too young to see Coach Allen lead the Skins.

As for the win, cannot you be proud and happy that it was over a team that is going to the playoffs? (which for the 12th time in 14 years, the Skins are not) One that won a division title. (Again, the Skins have one since 1991).

I, for one, am happy to 1) see that the Skins have returned to smash-mouth/Gibbs football and 2) a defense that played with all out abandon. (Did you see some of those tackles?). That was 2004 all over again. Whether that will hold remains to be seen. I prefer to see the cup as half full.

Stop being so goddamn negative.

Posted by: Anonymous | December 18, 2006 11:39 PM | Report abuse

sfskin, i'll never argue with a native on marion barry. and you are one.

i won't watch the SB that archie's boy's in except if he's on the bench or in the seats. can't stand that family.

did you guys see that option play he called in the first half? and when the rb came over to ask "WTF?" he just shooshed him. and what you think the crooks(bengals) are going to think? they aint stupid! what a dork! me not a president of archie's boy fan club. :)

anyways anyone know how i can get in to the "mayo clinic" and anyone know how much it costs? everyone famous seems to go there to get a "clean bill of health". diddy, ever been?

SKINZ, where's the scoop on little inn's menu?????????

4-12, i'been thinking about you. solution to the lack of sleeping thing for the baby: around whenever your bed time is give her a warm sponge/bath followed by a baby oil massage, followed by a feeding. 4 hours (at the very least)! OHH and don't forget to swaddle. babies LOVE IT. we may think it's a torture but the tighter the swaddle happier the baby. if it doesn't work come back and we can talk about it.

jason, i'll try it. i'll just FF the bad parts. :)

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 12:06 AM | Report abuse


The Reaper was not suspended after spitting on Pittman in Tampa last season but he was automatically EJECTED from the game when it happened....then fined. TO was not tossed....don't think the officials saw it but I understand Hall complained to them about it. What blows my mind about TO (actually should not surprise me) is how nonchalant he was about it....said he was frustrated and that he has moved on. This was in an interview with the NFL Network crew immediately after the game. It was a weird interview....Deion asked him if he realized how bad it was to do that...TO replied like a child "well, he was bugging me" - the other guys (Eisen & Mariucci) just sat there for a few awkward seconds before Mooch changed the subject. Today I heard that TO said the "spitting' was not could it not be intentional?

At least the Reaper was only a second year player - TO has been in the league long enough to truly know better.

Posted by: Lisa | December 19, 2006 12:11 AM | Report abuse

So you can't hang in the Big Easy anymore

-2 KHSJ for you.

Posted by: Big J | December 19, 2006 12:48 AM | Report abuse

another Q for dc-based bloggers . . .

what is the best place to find folks who want to dump club level seats for dec 30th game w/jints?

I figured out that stubhub is NOT the place. . .

Used to drive down and just find someone selling at the game, will do that if it comes down to it. . .

reply direct if you care to share your knowledge -


Posted by: skinsfan@8KaboveMSL | December 19, 2006 12:58 AM | Report abuse


IMHE, best solution for getting baby to sleep is, unfortantely, to wait 'til they're 1 or 2 years old. . .

sorry . . .

Posted by: skinsfan@8KaboveMSL | December 19, 2006 1:01 AM | Report abuse

IMHE, best solution for getting baby to sleep is, unfortantely, to wait 'til they're 1 or 2 years old. . .

There was an article in the NY Times last week that said whatever you do, do it consistently.

So if you're using the whiskey finger to put the baby to sleep at night, you have to do it every night!

Seriously, though, my wife keeps the little lass on a fairly strict bedtime routine that is very repetitive and boring for us but lets the baby know that it's time to chill out.

Posted by: Lavar Walt Clark | December 19, 2006 2:38 AM | Report abuse

From the Department of Duh (and the front page of the online WashPo 'Skins section): "In a season lost, the Redskins have clearly demonstrated that in order to be successful, they need to be able to run the football and stop the run."

I'm feeling super-somnolent now and must head to bed.

Posted by: P Diddy | December 19, 2006 4:47 AM | Report abuse

lisa , the reaper still hasnt admited or apologized for his spitting and he also made gregg look like an idiot for defending him! at least TO told the truth.taylor is a spitter and liar!quit making yourself look like an idiot by trying to defend reaper!

Posted by: redskin fans retarded | December 19, 2006 6:41 AM | Report abuse

BREAKING NEWS:with two games to go dallas cowboy playoff tickets go on sale tuesday.for all of you interested you can contact jm220 for info on tickets and travel arrangements.

Posted by: joe gibbs | December 19, 2006 8:39 AM | Report abuse


I'm on my way to the Bay Area for the holidays and need a good tip on where to catch the Rams & Giants games. Any good Skins bars in San Mateo/Palo Alto area?

Posted by: Gibby | December 19, 2006 8:46 AM | Report abuse

Redskins Fans Retarded,

Your name makes YOU look like an idiot.....

I simply do not understand why Cowboys fans love our blog so much.....

Posted by: Lisa | December 19, 2006 9:03 AM | Report abuse

TO Told the Truth?

Which time? The time he said he did spit on NFL Network and appologized or the time after film yesterday when he said they were yelling at each other and it accidently came out?

Which one was the truth. You moronic Girls fan?

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 9:13 AM | Report abuse

Good morning all. Something totally off subject. Some people request a link to pictures of the work that was being done. Katie has a link with pictures see took. I hope everyone have a wonderful day.

Posted by: jm220 | December 19, 2006 9:15 AM | Report abuse

skinz, both are still an admission of spit somthing the girl reaper has still not owned up too.girl reaper also spit on bengal wr so shes a repeat spit offender.

Posted by: redskin fans retarded | December 19, 2006 9:23 AM | Report abuse

No that wasn't my question. My question was which version was the truth? When he said that he was frustrated and spit or when he said it was an accident?

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 9:29 AM | Report abuse

jm, hardly off subject. Thanks for the pix, good stuff! Looks like you guys worked (and partied) your a$$e$ off... Hail!

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 9:33 AM | Report abuse

I'd like to give out an award early this week.

5 TCCLs: Joe Gibbs for using the word "super-conscientious".

Way to throw that in there Jason. It's funny reading JLa's articles now that we have some insite into his personality.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 9:47 AM | Report abuse


all kidding aside, regular, early bedtime seemed to work for us as well, altough that really only came into play until we were out of the weeds so to speak - meaning we were getting enough sleep to actually start thinking straight again. 2 to 3 mos for us on both kids. . .

my wife was recommended a book written by some dude who the moms reffered to as the "sleep nazi" and she swears by it.

4-12/dealer: I'll get the name, title from the wife and post it . . .

Posted by: skinsfan@8KaboveMSL | December 19, 2006 9:57 AM | Report abuse

skinz, its called spining the truth in your favor(somthing redskin fans are experts at)!

Posted by: Anonymous | December 19, 2006 9:58 AM | Report abuse

Good one. Just like girls fans. When you can't answer the question you post anonymously and try and redirect the blame.

You are either a liar by virtue of ommitting the facts or ignorant of them. I guess that's what years of inbreeding will do.

Ok, ok I'm done messing with girls fans now everyone sorry.

Do you think that Wades performance on Sunday exposes JJ? I hate to break up our line but we could use the cap room.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 10:05 AM | Report abuse


Wade was definitely good on Sunday. I think we need to see how he does against a real monster DE like Strahan before we start talking about letting Jansen go. Also, JJ has not been 100% the past couple of seasons. He certainly hasn't hurt the line, but I do understand he's got a big cap number for a guy who isn't what he was 3-4 years ago. Tough call right now, I think.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 10:12 AM | Report abuse

Yeah, Jansen is probably my favorite player on the team. Guy is a career Redskin and played hurt even when the team was crap. I feel loyalty to him.

Having said all that Samuels, Jansen and Thomas are all old and I'd rather not replace them all at the same time when Soup is 27-28 and in his prime. That will probably be when Portis and Moss are in their prime as well.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 10:21 AM | Report abuse

Rabach is no spring chicken either, same age as Samuels (29 now). Truly, the only young'un is Dock, and he's a FA at the end of the season. That being said, OLinemen can stay pretty productive (especially run blocking) until 33, 34 or so. So there's still a decent window, but will close fast if there aren't great results in the next year or two.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 10:28 AM | Report abuse

I'm surprised it took this long for the "Wade should start" and "Dump Jansen" posts. I guarantee a few "trade Jansen for a DB" posts, too.

Please, people. Wade is not better than Jansen. He's what other teams call "depth." We haven't seen too many capable backups around here in the past several years, so the misinterpretation is understandable.

Posted by: Joe in Raleigh | December 19, 2006 10:29 AM | Report abuse

I totally agree, Joe... Wade is just as old as Jansen too. Plus, he's called a "journeyman" for a reason.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 10:32 AM | Report abuse

I agree Joe. I'm not suggesting that we can dump JJ for Wade. 1 game a career does not make. It's not unreasonable to look at Jansen's cap number and thik maybe there is a better deal out there.

The Portis thing is nuts though. I think people are discounting what Soups long ball threat has done to help our running game. Something that Portis hasn't benefitted from the last 2 years.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 10:33 AM | Report abuse

It was grea to see a backup Olineman come in that wasn't named Ray Brown, as great a guy as he is and all. I thought it was a very good sign that they had someone to step in and play well, what a novel concept. But I'm really hoping that as the line ages they can replace them one by one to maintain as much continuity as possible.

Posted by: WrongDog | December 19, 2006 10:41 AM | Report abuse

Watch out everyone. The park police are targeting people this time a year. I mean you do a little crack, drink and drive, get arrested with a few hookers and all of a sudden peole start targetting you.

It's preposterous how they perniciously propogate such perjery against me.

Posted by: Marion Barry | December 19, 2006 10:42 AM | Report abuse

Please redskins dont give away your draft picks anymore. We dont need to overhaul the team. I think our offense is set for at least couple of years. All we need is a D Line, CB, safety and LB which can be easily accomplished by draft picks.

Posted by: Burgundy and Gold | December 19, 2006 10:43 AM | Report abuse

Skinz, to be sure, the Redskins may ask JJ to restructure his deal to provide some cap relief (if its nature allows) based on his injuries/performance over the past couple of seasons.

At any rate, this type of thing only underscores the value of the draft and USING your draft picks.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 10:43 AM | Report abuse

Can we please refrain from talking about dumping our players? Especially the O lineman who played fabulous on Sunday - and for much of the year.

jm220, thanks for the is sad to see how truly devastated NO still is....

By the way, you are looking good :-)

Posted by: Lisa | December 19, 2006 10:45 AM | Report abuse

What a difference a weekend makes. I really enjoyed watching that game -- not geeked and tweaked like earlier in the season when I had ridiculous expectations, but rather pleasantly surprised. I want THIS line up to start next year (with the insertion of Clinton Portis). With this O-line (large and good in zone blocking), they are set to be a two RB-based offense. That is Redskins football.

Now I'm worried about losing Dockery. I figure that Pucillo and Wade are THE back-up O-lineman (FINALLY, by Week 14). Wade is monster big. Pucillo, who would have been starting this season (even though it would have been the Browns)is our utility lineman/center/blocking tight end. MUST SIGN DOCKERY. Otherwise, I say its time to built on stability. Work RockyMac into the lineup. Bring in another corner (1st round or FA). Train up either Doughty or Fox -- non-flashy, low profile, solid, dependable safety. I'm good to go for next season with those tweaks (wish list is a healthy Cornelius ... plus Cornelius insurance).

All the news was about how bad the NFC is, focusing on how bad the Saints are. The ONLY writer to give the Skins any cred was Peter King. The world is upside down. He also pegged Grilliams as coach of the week and BRUNELL as QB of the week. Brunell? Yes, Brunell, based on a quote from Grilliams that it was Brunell, playing the practice squad QB, and perfectly replicated how Brees chooses his receivers. [I never thought about the difference it would make for a defense to prepare with a 3rd string QB scrub compared to a multi-year veteran.] That seemed interesting to me.

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 10:45 AM | Report abuse

My other favorite thing about the weekend was Deion Saunders lecturing T.O. T.O. would not make eye contact with him (which probably was good for Deion b/c I imagine a goober might have been welling up in T.O.'s mouth).

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 10:47 AM | Report abuse

Exactly. Does anyone actually believe we would have won this game if #8 was still the QB? The difference, to me, is:
1A: Campbell
1B: the return of the running game.

I'm interested in seeing how they work Portis and Betts together next season. That could be a tough combination. Sucks for fantasy footballers, though.

Posted by: Joe in Raleigh | December 19, 2006 10:49 AM | Report abuse

Joe in Raleigh, I don't think it necessarily sucks for fantasy owners for a two-back, running based offense. LJ put up some large numbers in the SAUNDERS offense when the pre-injury Priest Holmes also was putting up great numbers. I don't know which would be LJ and which Holmes, but those guys were at different stages of their careers. CP and Betts are still comparatively young, just hitting prime now, in the same season.

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 10:55 AM | Report abuse

The Portis thing is nuts though.

really, i'm about to start calling bad names @ people suggesting that portis isn't 10 times better/quicker/faster/non-fumbler than betts. please people stop it! it's nonsensical(is that a word?) to compare betts to portis.

if portis had "character" issues then i could understand this nonsense but he's cool man! his only fatal flaw is that he doesn't know when to quit. like the play that ended his season in the preseason. thank you #8!!!! great job!

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 10:59 AM | Report abuse

Also, nothing says that Jansen could/should ever be considered as anything as a Skins tackle. Nothing wrong with a little healthy competition (or even rotation, though I'm not sure about how badly rotation affects O-line chemistry). In the same way that Renaldo Wynn changed from being a starter to a not starter, there is no reason to think about Jansen remaining a Redskin for his career.

Also, someone referred to Todd Wade as a journeyman. I don't think that term is quite accurate b/c prior to this year, he was a career Texan (rather than bouncing around the league like some of our journeymen pickups).

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 10:59 AM | Report abuse

meant to say that Jason should not be considered as anything other than a Skins tackle. typed too fast

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 11:06 AM | Report abuse

Yeah Wade isn't a journeyman. He has started pretty much his whole career. (Albeit for the worst O-line in the league).

Joe, I'd take it a step further. I think the running game is better because Cambell is in there. Which in turn is helping Cambell.

If anyone thinks this O isn't completely different with Soup in is crazy. The points are being posted but that's settling for FG's rather than TD's.

Redzone offense takes time to gel. If you don't believe me just look at the Colts yesterday and Brunell at the end of last year.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 11:07 AM | Report abuse

Jansen, not Jason. never mind. will stop now.

Posted by: dcsween | December 19, 2006 11:07 AM | Report abuse

I don't know which is less desirable: "journeyman" or "career Texan".

Posted by: Joe in Raleigh | December 19, 2006 11:08 AM | Report abuse

Actually dcsween, the Redskins are Wade's 3rd team. He was drafted by and played for the Dolphins from 2000-2002. He blew up his knee and was out for a couple of seasons before joining the Texans.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 11:09 AM | Report abuse

I am still alive... barely.

I missed the game sunday driving back from Georgia... I've missed all but one of the Skins victories this season... lame. So apparently in GA, they watch highschool football on TV. I was trying to catch the App St/UMASS game saturday night and some yahoos down there were watching falcons and highschool football and couldn't even give me a score update. I am glad I am a DC fan and reside in Skins country... it'd be rough being a Falcons fan.

The Dorf abides

Posted by: Dorf | December 19, 2006 11:11 AM | Report abuse

*waiting for the nola picks to load*

everyone, get off shutterfly for a sec and let me loof first! cuz, i'm special!

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 11:11 AM | Report abuse

Haha good point Joe.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 11:14 AM | Report abuse

Todd Wade, a short history, courtesy of Lenny P.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 11:15 AM | Report abuse

4-12/Dealer and whoever has newborns.

The book is called Baby Wise by Gary Ezzo. It is available online at Walmart.

I have a 3 yr old who we didn't use the book and it was a nightmare. It took almost nine months before she slept through the night.

With girl number two who is ten months she was sleeping through the night at 3 months old with that book.

Some moms hate it and think it's wrong but hey it worked for us and my wife recommends it to everyone.

It's basically getting them asleep early and on a consistent schedule and letting them cry to sleep. It sucks when you first try it but it works.


Posted by: calebt17 | December 19, 2006 11:15 AM | Report abuse

Thanks for the pictures. You all did a great job and really nice thing down there. With that said, the real question is did anybody take their butt out? I mean really, did anybody crush some strange or what?

Posted by: Mr. Rogers | December 19, 2006 11:17 AM | Report abuse

caleb17: thx, saved me a phone call . . .

ICU/4-12/Joe in Raleigh: reading the banter on JJ, rabach and samuels made me think back to another trio that we probably would've said the same thing about if blogs had existed at the time.

the other JJ (jacoby), RGrimm and JBostic. those guys stuck around forever and worked pretty well as a unit on the best skins team I ever saw play . . .

Intersting is that Jacoby moved from tackle to guard and that extended his career a bit. I'm ofr keeping these guys around, it's worked before. . .


Posted by: skinsfan@8KaboveMSL | December 19, 2006 11:24 AM | Report abuse

Well said 8K regarding the Hogs...

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 11:29 AM | Report abuse

thanks calebt. yes, dealeress went a bit crazy on books and we have that one. this is also our second and yes, "crying it out" was HARD, GUTtWRENCHING, VERY EMOTIONAL but at the end it was worth it. it took us a week @ 5 months.

i'd suggest the less emotional person of the parents handle this and the other one leave the house. it can get bad.

calebt or LWC someone else mentioned that they were expecting a girl within a week. anyone rember who that was?

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 11:31 AM | Report abuse

Expecting a girl in the next couple of weeks?

Guilty. :)

Thanks for the recommended reading all!

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 11:32 AM | Report abuse

also, i suggest a formation of a UNION not a group but a UNION of Fathers & SkinsFans. Union, because it sounds more manly and macho than a "group".

Topic #1 on Dads 'N SkinsFans agenda is:

Negotiating 7 hours of football on sunday
IF there's an important divisional game on tap.

In return, a pedicure + 2 girls nights out during the off season.

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 11:36 AM | Report abuse

From PFW (sounds like Redskin One will be fueled and ready to go yet again):

• Redskins sources indicate the team is likely to ask several veterans -- perhaps CB Shawn Springs, QB Mark Brunell, DE Renaldo Wynn and ORT Jon Jansen -- to redo their deals in order to clear up cap space to make a run at some free-agent defenders. The apple of their eye reportedly is Bills CB Nate Clements.

Posted by: CMoney | December 19, 2006 11:38 AM | Report abuse


Checked out the pictures. Who is Katie? Tell me you hit that.


Posted by: The Governor | December 19, 2006 11:41 AM | Report abuse


better to have then crying when you are awake vs. crying in the middle of the night. You're right though, letting a baby cry itself to sleep is gut wrenching AND hard to do when that's the main way they communicate with you early on. It is hard to ignore and one can't help but fell guilty. . .but it did work and even w/ kids at 5 and 7 we have stuck to the regular bedtime schedule.

Best wishes!

Posted by: skinsfan@8KaboveMSL | December 19, 2006 11:41 AM | Report abuse

so if Clements is signed, one of the two following scenarios is likely:

1. cut shawn springs because of his big cap #.

2. restructure springs, bench rogers (effectively ending his skins tenure), start springs and clements

3. same as #2, except wait for springs to get injured, then start rogers/clements, which will end springs' a redskin, at least.

other scenarios possible, but those three are the ones that stand out the most. which do you think happens?

Posted by: k-man | December 19, 2006 11:45 AM | Report abuse

The Governor no I didn't hit that. Katie was a joy to be around. I working on getting my pictures to your guys within the hour.

Posted by: jm220 | December 19, 2006 11:46 AM | Report abuse

I don't have any kids but I do have a dog. Here is what I do.

Get a crate and put it where you can't hear them whine at night. Wake up every 3 hours when they infants and take them out side to relieve themselves. Once they hit 3 months you can wake up every 5 hours or so.

Then take them out right before you go to work. Come back around 12 let them out of the crate and take them for a walk.

Once they get old enough get a doggy door. (in your case call it a kiddie door or people might think you are being inhumane.)

If any of you need to borrow my crate for incoming litters...err i mean births let me know.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Come on, jm! I bet Scarlet Johanson is a joy to be around to, son! Tell me someone hit that.

Posted by: The Governor | December 19, 2006 11:50 AM | Report abuse

Jla/Wire talkers -

I spent SEVEN hours on Saturday catching up On Demand. UNREAL season finale. To see how Mike turned the corner when his mom's boyfriend came home. And Boadie...

As my buddy said, "Next season can't come soon enough". Really an unreal show. 24 is the only other show I actually think about when it's not on, but The Wire, with that finale, may have dethroned all others.


Posted by: Pub Golf | December 19, 2006 11:50 AM | Report abuse

i just saw the pics.

you know what's amazing is that the politicians don't even bring it up anymore.

i really hope in '08 someone says "I'M SORRY ON THE BEHALF OF ALL AMERICANS! AND i'll rebuild Nawleans bigger and easier"

shame on all of us for letting it happen.

i still can't get over the facts that people weren't allowed to get off that bridge to cross into a white neighborhood, to safety. and what barbara bush said when she saw all those people in astro dome. and the police chief making up stories of 2 year olds getting raped on oprah. mmm mmm mmm in america.

guys, if you didn't find the gov's comments funny please try to ignore it.

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 11:54 AM | Report abuse


And can you believe the news this Tara Conner B.S. is making? Is our country really that pathetic?

I gaurantee I know how she remained crowned...The Donald def enjoyed that sit down.

"passionately kissing Miss Teen USA"...classic. Keep her away from Cooley.


Posted by: Pub Golf | December 19, 2006 11:58 AM | Report abuse

thanks for the heads up on the book. we're going to get it today. typing with one hand while holding the little snuggler in the other. she's "super-conscientious" napping right now. that means i should go sleep too!

Posted by: 4-12 | December 19, 2006 11:59 AM | Report abuse

Skinz -

It sux the points aren't being posted. We haven't been above 20 since Dallas - and that was thanks to Reaper Miracle Hero Run. Giving me hope though, and somewhat fun to watch.

Posted by: Pub Golf | December 19, 2006 12:03 PM | Report abuse

Dealer, you're not mad at me are you?

Posted by: The Governor | December 19, 2006 12:04 PM | Report abuse

gov, NO! but you know how it is 'round here...sometimes...i didn't want to hear the lecture.

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 12:07 PM | Report abuse

Gibby - I've only been to one Old Pros in Palo Alto. It's a sports bar and they usually have all the games Sundays. It's a pretty good place with wood and stuff and good food and great Bloody Marys.

Posted by: sfskin | December 19, 2006 12:13 PM | Report abuse

dealer - Definitely down with the UNION idea. We've got the whole off season to work it out. ha.

PG - LOL @ "Keep her away from Cooley"

k-man - Start Rogers/Clements, move Springs (in a restructured deal) to safety ala Troy Vincent? Who knows..

4-12 - sleep when the baby sleeps! or that's what they tell me at least.


Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 12:13 PM | Report abuse

And I'm ready to start the lecture....I'm as laid back as anyone (unless the Skins are being dissed) but the Governor's remarks are just plain rude and WRONG.

Posted by: Lisa | December 19, 2006 12:14 PM | Report abuse

The Governor no I didn't hit that.
Posted by: jm220 | December 19, 2006 11:46 AM

Thats good to hear. Welcome back jm220, it's been a while. I've been out as well and a bit busy with work and the like. Glad to see you made it back safely. You did great work down there! Looks like you brought the skins some good luck, I guess you ought to be booking your flight for St. Louis right about now. LOL

Posted by: Jane Doe | December 19, 2006 12:17 PM | Report abuse

N'aw Orleens folks great pics! Thanks you guys again for doing what matters more than all the football in the world.

I request a caption with blog names so we can face to name to blog.

Gov/Dealer - I'll do a bit o'lecturing. . . the "did you tap that" is funny maybe twice and then it's just annoying. Remember us girls have to put up with that crap too much (especially when you're a hot sports fan like Meg and Lisa) and that crap loses it's flattery even when wearing double thick malted beer goggles. . . I speak for myself only.

Posted by: sfskin | December 19, 2006 12:19 PM | Report abuse

I would stuff Katie like a turkey

Posted by: um um good | December 19, 2006 12:24 PM | Report abuse

I love you dealer. Listen, sometimes I get so bogged down in repping it to the death in Glover Park that my sensitivity training takes a backseat. I am sorry. It's just that repping it to the death is hard and time consuming and sometimes dangerous.

All I'm saying is she is Redskins fan, she is noble and caring and she's fit.

And if I had been jm220, I would have moved a few pawns to set up my rook...

Posted by: The Governor | December 19, 2006 12:25 PM | Report abuse

lisa, sfskin, i thought what gov said was funny because he was mocking ABC's "LOST". a woman, "anna lucia" used those exact words to ask "jack" about "kate". those were her exact words on National TV, on a hit show, Prime Time slot, when our children are still awake including the Gov.

Damn Media!

hush up gov! go back to your room! and stay there!

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 12:37 PM | Report abuse

powerful pictures

thanks to all who went down. Respect knuckles.

Posted by: Dorf | December 19, 2006 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Let's cut the guy some slack. You guys try reppin' something that hard and see how much mental stamina you have left over for political correctness.

Posted by: Skinz | December 19, 2006 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Lets cut Gov a little slack. When you see a beautiful woman it is a guys nature to think that way. And then to top it off she is a Skins fan! That is like the perfect combination. Ask any guy, what would be better than a hot girl who will sit and watch the game with you? Add a few beers to that and we are talking paradise!

Posted by: CE | December 19, 2006 12:49 PM | Report abuse

New Orleans gang,

Great, difficult pictures. It's incredibly sad to see the scope of destruction and decay in an American city (!!!) almost a year and a half after the storm. But it's thrilling to see you guys taking on this project.

It must have been an emotional roller-coaster to be there working your butts off in the various relief efforts, interacting with people whose lives continue to be affected by Katrina, and then heading out to the games/Bourbon St. I'm glad that release valve was available and hope you were able to enjoy the indomitable spirit of N'awlins.

THANK YOU for going and thank you for sharing the experience with us in your words and pictures. This is a profound gift during the holiday season.

Posted by: Nate in the PDX | December 19, 2006 12:53 PM | Report abuse

I think some were offended not by the sentiment, but its delivery. One can certainly convey an appreciation without sounding like you're in a locker room, that's all. No grudges tho.... I appreciate The Gov. Variety is what makes this blog group great.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Nate - Need a tissue? :)

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 12:58 PM | Report abuse

This just in ... TO fined $35,000 for spitting on opponent. Ick - what a dud.

Posted by: Anonymous | December 19, 2006 1:02 PM | Report abuse

Speaking of needing tissues:

Gov, in all your political incorrectness, you might ask "Damn, can I hit that"???

What we're looking for on this blog is more of a "Wowza! Can I dance and perhaps fall in love with her"?

Straighten up. You're better than that.


Posted by: Pub Golf | December 19, 2006 1:10 PM | Report abuse

Sorry, that last post went from pathos to bathos. A bit too earnest, I guess. But from the heart, yo!
k-man's post really got me thinking about the corners. I am of course rooting for Clements because he has the best name out there.

Whether it's Clements or someone else, make no mistake, we are going to land a starting CB in free agency. I heard Redskins One was out at Leesburg airport this morning practicing touch-and-go landings to get ready for the offseason; the pilot was described as "super flight proficient".

My hope is that Springs restructures and stays. He still brings it every week but won't be a top CB forever. I would be much happier with Springs and the FA-CB-TBA as the #1 and #2, and with Rogers stepping back into the #3 role for at least one season. If we can afford it, that would be best for next year, IMO.

Did anyone else read dcsween's post and find something eerie and sad about this little nugget: "non-flashy, low profile, solid, dependable safety". We had a dude like that once. His name was Ryan Clark.

Posted by: Nate in the PDX | December 19, 2006 1:10 PM | Report abuse

Okay, I'll do better Tuesday, promise.

Posted by: Where in the world is Jason La Canfora? | December 19, 2006 1:12 PM | Report abuse

new post! J-La is back in the saddle!

Posted by: Nate in the PDX | December 19, 2006 1:19 PM | Report abuse

Nate - Just a friendly ration brutha, that's all. I think we all feel that way about our brethren down in NO.

Prioleou (sp?) will be back next year too... It'll be interesting to see how the secondary shapes up.

Posted by: FromTheICU | December 19, 2006 1:22 PM | Report abuse

Good call, ICU. Keep forgetting about Praline. As I recall, he is solid, exactly the kind of guy we need.

Posted by: Nate in the PDX | December 19, 2006 1:34 PM | Report abuse

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Posted by: Redskins need a GM | December 19, 2006 1:43 PM | Report abuse

I would like to thank Skinz for recognizing how hard I rep Glover Park.

Posted by: The Governor | December 19, 2006 1:45 PM | Report abuse

You are right about that bro. Somebody needs to tell these coaching staff "NO". No more dumb moves like Duckett and Brandon Lloyd. Randle El deal also sucks. He doesn't deserve the kind of money just to return punts and occasionaly a pass throw. I still feel sick thinking about giving a 3rd and 4th draft pick for Brandon.

Posted by: Extremeskinsfan | December 19, 2006 1:49 PM | Report abuse

That is like the perfect combination...a hot girl who will sit and watch the game with you? Add a few beers to that and we are talking paradise!

am i the only one who thinks that that's overrated?

Posted by: dealer | December 19, 2006 2:14 PM | Report abuse

Your welcome guys on the book stuff. Here's to babies sleeping all night and naps twice a day.

Great pictures NO crew.

Posted by: calebt17 | December 19, 2006 3:04 PM | Report abuse

and chris samuels it is......Mack Strong at FB? Sellers was straight robbed...that was a rep vote nothing else

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