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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 02/11/2011

Coin Toss: Where's the best place to camp?

By Washington Post sports editors

As you no doubt have heard, the Redskins are considering moving their training camp out of Redskins Park for the first time since 2002, and the leading site candidate seems to be George Mason University in Fairfax.

Weighing all the factors involved -- working environment for coaches and players, weather, convenience for fans -- vote in the following poll and share your reasons in the comments.

By Washington Post sports editors  | February 11, 2011; 11:31 AM ET
Categories:  training camp  
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Comments

I'm not camping with them, and I'm probably not the FIRST one to say this!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:38 AM | Report abuse

Not the beach...I hate camping at the beach!

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Can we move it to Siberia? Let's get them acclimated to frozen tundra early on.

Posted by: pgugino | February 11, 2011 11:43 AM | Report abuse

C'mon vote Carlisle!! We're losing fans to the freakin Ravens up here.

Posted by: PAskinsfan17 | February 11, 2011 11:43 AM | Report abuse

Boy, nothing says football excitement like one post about cap analysis and the next on real estate. What next, linebacker portfolio values?

Posted by: TheCork | February 11, 2011 11:45 AM | Report abuse

The good thing about Valentine's Day is me getting to see your wife naked! I mean my wife!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:35 AM

Oh I'll be pulling off your button eyes when it comes time to get down to business...its that time of the month anyway...her gift is definitely going to suffer.

Whats the minimum bet on Moe v Drano...put me down for a c-note on Moe.

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 11:45 AM | Report abuse

How did I know Rogers name was gonna end up in Ashburn, we just never learn...

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 11:38 AM

Wait, are you talking about Double Move or Double Chin?

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 11:48 AM | Report abuse

monk811

It looks like the good fight today will be between Moe and Drano.


A fight is when two dudes are swinging.

I am.

Drano is choosing to bend over at the waist.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 11:40 AM | Report abuse

Careful Moe, watch it or you'll be labeled the new Blog Bully on here cause people don't know how to take jokes and be creative arguers! (is that a word?)

SAVE THE BLOG BULLIES!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:50 AM | Report abuse

The Wonderlick test is what Bill gave Monica.

Posted by: groundhogdayguy | February 11, 2011 10:42 AM |

Talk about what a failure the dud was. JFK parties down with the likes of MM and Clinton can't even get away with one lousy blow job from a fat ugly chick!

Posted by: ElDrano | February 11, 2011 11:51 AM | Report abuse

Not the beach...I hate camping at the beach!

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 11:42 AM | Report abuse

Yeah, like Sally_in_cali said, I might get sand in my vag. Is that possible if I don't have a vag?

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:53 AM | Report abuse

JFK parties down with the likes of MM and Clinton can't even get away with ...

Posted by: ElDrano | February 11, 2011 11:51 AM

The problem was the "target of his affections." If it was someone hot like Marilyn Monroe, the guy would have been a hero. It was his particular choice of gobbling dumpster that brought shame on the Office.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 11:55 AM | Report abuse

Yeah, like Sally_in_cali said, I might get sand in my vag. Is that possible if I don't have a vag?

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:53 AM

I know his boyfriend gets upset when he gets sand in his butthole.

You better be careful...I think his mommy will be waking him up soon.

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 11:57 AM | Report abuse

Coin Toss: Where's the best place to camp?

El Drano: Answer is..

...just outside the window of one of Moe's posts.

Without him, I have nothing to say.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 11:57 AM | Report abuse

Yeah, like Sally_in_cali said, I might get sand in my vag. Is that possible if I don't have a vag?

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:53 AM |

MsMoe can explain that to you. Why don't you pen her a "Dear MsMoe" missive?

Posted by: ElDrano | February 11, 2011 11:57 AM | Report abuse

You don't have to occupy the Oval Office to do what he did. You only need to go to college and get drunk.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 11:58 AM | Report abuse

We'll go to George Mason to appease Snyder's Masonic CIA Illuminati masters..

Carlisle is nice ...Jim Thorpe's Ghost runs free over there..

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 11:59 AM | Report abuse

Moe, do you want Newton or Ponder? I'm having a hard time keeping up.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Dear Washington football team,

Please keep your bad karma away from George Mason University. Take your racist name and leave this area.

Sincerely,
Mason alum and Ravens fan

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 201

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 2011 12:00 PM | Report abuse

HOW 'BOUT THEM EGYPTIANS??? Mubarak is stuffing his bags with cash and about to make a dash to Saudi Arabia to hide out at Cheney's underground bunker..

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

Final Score:

Moe 7


El Drano 0

The Little League Baseball sympathy rule is now in effect.

No sense in scoring on a guy who refuses to put anything orignal up for me to smack back.

And in speaking of Little Leaguers, we'll leave Ms. El Drano to play with people of similar ability as this cup o' coffee has proven to be just a lil too strong for him.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:03 PM | Report abuse

I thought it was between Locker and Newton, im confused too.

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:07 PM | Report abuse

This little ditty is for the poster with one of the best handles on RI, poking fun at a poster with one of the worst handles on RI:

Oogalaboogala,
MsMoeRon,
She gives good head to every John,
Starting at dusk, ending at dawn,
Oogalaboogala,
MsMoeRon

Posted by: ElDrano | February 11, 2011 12:09 PM | Report abuse

...do you want Newton or Ponder?


Choices are:

Mallett--a statue

Newton--a gamble that might pay off big

Locker--hasn't improved despite tutoring

Dalton--haven't seen enough of him

Kaepernack--see Dalton

Gabbert--see above

Devlin--see Kaepernack

Stanzi--the dark horse 3rd/4th rounder

Ponder--injury history, very smart


Final analysis: I think Ponder is the guy we all want.

The 1st rounder should be a defender in the front-7.

Ponder is smart and is looks like he can be an asset in a shotgun oriented attack

I want Ponder.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:10 PM | Report abuse

... as this cup o' coffee has proven to be just a lil too strong for him.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:03 PM

Mrs dcsween likes her men just like her coffee ... decaffeinated with milk and Sweet and Low.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:11 PM | Report abuse

Moe now has me pondering Ponder.

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 12:12 PM | Report abuse

What round is Ponder targeted to be around in? The rhap I've heard about him is that his accuracy is good. And is he fully healed or would he need to remain a redshirt rookie? [B/c if so, my gamble remains on Kaepernick.]

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:15 PM | Report abuse

I think Ponder goes early second round. He is a well rounded qb.

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:18 PM | Report abuse

Dear Washington football team,

Please keep your bad karma away from George Mason University. Take your racist name and leave this area.

Sincerely,
Mason alum and Ravens fan

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 201

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 2011 12:00 PM | Report abuse

Dear Retarded Mason Alum,

Thank you for your letter, we were very surprised to see such good spelling from a George Mason graduate, we usually have to get our George Mason to English translation book, you must be one of the 2% of students not on medication!

We are sorry though that you wasted your time, kinda like you wasted your money going to such a sh*tty school! Our name is not racist, it celebrates the great heritage of Native American tribes around the area, like the Nanticoke Indians, who would make a special red facepaint from berries in the area, hence the name REDskins. We do hope you pick something better to do with your time though, I hear there are great bridges to jump off of!

You, however, can keep coming and protesting at the stadium, it gives us more exposure, which our midget owner loves! We are a legally trademarked business and brand, which means you can eat us!

Sincerely,
The Washington Redskins

PS
Tell the rest of your 'hippie' friends to come up with a REAL cause, and next time you run your mouth about our name being 'racist', try coming up with some evidence, you poor uneducated fool!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:19 PM | Report abuse

Kaepernick's accuracy and running ability make him my favorite QB to draft, too, dcsween..Nobody else has both those strengths in this draft..

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:20 PM | Report abuse

Yeah, like Sally_in_cali said, I might get sand in my vag. Is that possible if I don't have a vag?

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 11:53 AM

I know his boyfriend gets upset when he gets sand in his butthole.

You better be careful...I think his mommy will be waking him up soon.

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 11:57 AM | Report abuse

Don't mention mommy or little boys, or he might accuse you of molesting kids. BTW, has anyone checked for a Brandon, or Sally on the sex offenders list? He was quick to come up with that, I wonder why???

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Ponder,HIs latest injury was a concussion in the bowl gamne, hes fine going forward. He has had a big shoulder injury, seasson ending. And elbow problems that sidelined him this year, he had to keep getting it drained.

He is supposedly healthy but he does have some injury concerns to his throwing arm.

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Dear Mason alum/idiotic Ravens fan,

Please stop making our school look bad. I will be contacting our admissions office to see what the hell they were thinking when they accepted you.

The average Mason fan/student/alum would gladly welcome our Washington Redskins.

Best Regards,

Mason student and Redskins fan

Posted by: ckirchne | February 11, 2011 12:27 PM | Report abuse

Kaepernick's accuracy and running ability ...

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:20 PM

My only pause is that every signal I get (read Mayock) suggests that he should be redshirted for at least a year in the NFL due to rawness. Seems like too many "franchise QB of the future" candidates get busted by throwing them to the wolves too quickly to the point they get cuckoo in the headlights and doubt themselves forever ... off the top of my head would be Ramsey, Alex Smith, David Carr, probably more if I thought about it a little more.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:28 PM | Report abuse

Ponder is smart and is looks like he can be an asset in a shotgun oriented attack

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:10 PM |

This don't make no sense whatever. Shotgun formations are used to give the receivers time to get down the field. It is for QBs with big arms, like Peyton Manning. Ponder is noodle-armed.

Posted by: ElDrano | February 11, 2011 12:28 PM | Report abuse

he might accuse you of molesting kids.

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:21 PM

Weirdo was saying you put things in boys ears? hahaha duh

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 12:30 PM | Report abuse

Moe now has me pondering Ponder.

Posted by: PlayAction | February 11, 2011 12:12 PM | Report abuse

I'm pondering Ponder while eating a fig Newton, I keep them in my Locker at work!

SAVE THE BLOG FIGHTERS!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:30 PM | Report abuse

Then again, dcsween, there's Matt Ryan, Flacco and Bradford..Kaepernick seems smart, tough , strong , fast , and (perhaps most importantly, for Shanahan's offense) highly accurate..His arm strength could get him signed with the Yankees..Give him some protection and he'll do great..

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:39 PM | Report abuse

If we do draft a QB he will need to be able to run fast...

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Kaepernick's accuracy and running ability ...

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:20 PM

My only pause is that every signal I get (read Mayock) suggests that he should be redshirted for at least a year in the NFL due to rawness. Seems like too many "franchise QB of the future" candidates get busted by throwing them to the wolves too quickly to the point they get cuckoo in the headlights and doubt themselves forever ... off the top of my head would be Ramsey, Alex Smith, David Carr, probably more if I thought about it a little more.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:28 PM | Report abuse

That theory is not for everyone. It depends on the QB, how smart he is, and how ready he is as far as if he should start day 1. For every example of QB's sucking when thrown to the wolves, there is an example of QB's that show they deserved to start!
Peyton Manning
Matt Ryan
Joe Flacco
Mark Sanchez

You could also put players like Brett Favre, Tom Brady, and Ben Here's-my-wiener into that list cause they only sat for a short amount of time.

That being said, I am a fan of sitting a guy until he is ready, like Aaron Rogers. However, if he is ready day 1, then let him start. Our problem is that I don't think there is a player in this draft that is ready to start day 1.

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:43 PM | Report abuse

You fighting deuches are lucky I'm in a good mood today else I'd have to be a daisy-cutter headed straight for your lean-to.

In other words....major ownage.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | February 11, 2011 12:43 PM | Report abuse

Am voting for another site -- Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Last thing you want to do is surround Fat Albert and company with a bunch of nubile young college co-eds... it's just a bad accident in waiting.

Posted by: Vic1 | February 11, 2011 12:45 PM | Report abuse

If we do draft a QB he will need to be able to run fast...

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:41 PM | Report abuse

You got it, if he fails here he'll need to run away from the mob of peope with pitchforks. The Old Soup got out of town at the right time, his slow ass would have been shish-ka-bobbed easily!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 12:47 PM | Report abuse

Go ahead give your boy a call...if you want a solid back field...just say'n.

Posted by: fat_back | February 11, 2011 12:47 PM | Report abuse

Not a lot of people were saying Joe Flacco was an NFL ready starter after throwing for a pedestrian 18 TDs his senior year as a Blue Hen in a D-AA school...

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:55 PM | Report abuse

Then again, dcsween, there's Matt Ryan, Flacco and Bradford..Kaepernick seems smart, tough , strong , fast , and (perhaps most importantly, for Shanahan's offense) highly accurate..His arm strength could get him signed with the Yankees..Give him some protection and he'll do great..

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:39 PM

The only one who seems analogous would be Flacco b/c of the level of competition ... I'm putting Delaware and Nevada in the same box (and its a smaller box than BC or USC).

That part about protection is also not one that the Skins are ready to offer.

Aaron Rodgers had a couple few years to figure out game speed and a reasonable line. Sanchez got spoon fed behind a great line as well (they built the O-line the season before they drafted him). I just don't see that the Skins are quite prepared to put an offensive line on the field behind whom they should entrust the "future."

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Carlisle, PA or Richmond, VA for camp, please. Need to get away from the stadium and distractions in the city.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | February 11, 2011 12:56 PM | Report abuse

Right near da beach....boyeeeeee

Posted by: retroskins14 | February 11, 2011 12:57 PM | Report abuse

Shotgun formations are used to give the receivers time to get down the field.


Used to be.

But today, the NFL-spread 3/4 wide look is the best antidote for blitz-happy 3-4 defenses.

The outside linebackers have to declare if they are blitzing or covering (they settle back off the d-line) meaning the read is the short pass where a 6' 4" 245 'backer has slot coverage responsibility.

The packers and patriots feature NFL type spread offenses.

And I venture that next season, many other NLF teams will as well.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:59 PM | Report abuse

Kaepernick's accuracy and running ability ...

Posted by: frak | February 11, 2011 12:20 PM

My only pause is that every signal I get (read Mayock) suggests that he should be redshirted for at least a year in the NFL due to rawness. Seems like too many "franchise QB of the future" candidates get busted by throwing them to the wolves too quickly to the point they get cuckoo in the headlights and doubt themselves forever ... off the top of my head would be Ramsey, Alex Smith, David Carr, probably more if I thought about it a little more.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 12:28 PM
------------------------------------------
Yeah, he's a project just like Newton - maybe more of a project than Newton. This draft has everything but running backs so let the team fix the o-line and defense in the draft. I don't think the Redskins should go after Carr but Quinn or Leinart might be intriguing. I know everyone groaned when JaMarcus Russell came to town a few months ago, but I think he is still a possiblity, too. First and foremost, what the guy lacked was maturity and maybe he has picked up a little of that along the way. Remember, they were saying the same things about Russell as they are currently saying about Newton, so get the "potential player" without sacrificing the draft pick...

Posted by: RedSkinHead | February 11, 2011 1:05 PM | Report abuse

I voted for Carlisle for obviously sentimental reasons.

..in no way, shape or form do I wish the miserableness of The Danny Show upon the good people of Carlisle.

Posted by: DikShuttle | February 11, 2011 1:07 PM | Report abuse

... spread offenses. ... NLF teams will as well.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 12:59 PM

I also enjoy watching the spread of MILF teams.

Posted by: dcsween | February 11, 2011 1:09 PM | Report abuse

Not a lot of people were saying Joe Flacco was an NFL ready starter after throwing for a pedestrian 18 TDs his senior year as a Blue Hen in a D-AA school...

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 12:55 PM | Report abuse

It might be worth taking a look at another Blue Hen in Devlin, he might be decent in a year or 2.

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 1:13 PM | Report abuse

I voted for Frostburg. It's going to GMU though.

Posted by: Diesel44 | February 11, 2011 1:16 PM | Report abuse

Hey, where's jmarks09 with this 'evidence' of our name being racist? Guess he can't find any! hahaha

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 1:21 PM | Report abuse

Mel Kiper on ESPN--


"When I revise my mock draft next week Newton will not be available to the Redskins at #10. After his workout yesterday he's probably going in the top five -- maybe to Cincinnati at 4 or Arizona at 5."

Posted by: beep-beep | February 11, 2011 1:21 PM | Report abuse

"This draft has everything but running backs"

There are plenty of great RBs to be had in this draft.


Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 1:13 PM | Report abuse

Id be down with Devlin if we go after someone, i would avoid the hyped players as much as possible due to cost. Devlin, Dalton, Stanzi would be my later round 3rd or later choice( for the zillionth time i know we dont have a 3rd, hypotheticals).

This wont be popular but I wont complain if we get Greg McElroy(ala). Dude just won games and he put up a 70% completion pct as a senior and 19 tds to 5 int. Those are Flacco numbers only in the SEC. He is 6'3 225 but pepole hate him cause there is no flash whatsoever.

Im all about no overpaying this draft, we have to many needs to fill.

Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 1:22 PM | Report abuse

Mel Kiper on ESPN--


"When I revise my mock draft next week Newton will not be available to the Redskins at #10. After his workout yesterday he's probably going in the top five -- maybe to Cincinnati at 4 or Arizona at 5."

Posted by: beep-beep | February 11, 2011 1:21 PM

Hopefully then a better prospect will fall to #10.

Posted by: Diesel44 | February 11, 2011 1:24 PM | Report abuse

stu27

This wont be popular but I wont complain if we get Greg McElroy(ala).

McElroy, like Stanzi, is a 4th round dark horse who just might eb a winner.

He looked solid for 'Bama, but I rhought that was due to the talent around him.

I'm interested in how his pro day and combine come out.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 1:28 PM | Report abuse

Hopefully then a better prospect will fall to #10.

Posted by: Diesel44 | February 11, 2011 1:24 PM

Hopefully the Redskins don't trade up to get him. Shanahan traded up to get Cutler.

Posted by: beep-beep | February 11, 2011 1:32 PM | Report abuse

Mel Kiper on ESPN--

"When I revise my mock draft next week Newton will not be available to the Redskins at #10. After his workout yesterday he's probably going in the top five -- maybe to Cincinnati at 4 or Arizona at 5."

Posted by: beep-beep | February 11, 2011 1:21 PM

Hopefully then a better prospect will fall to #10.

Posted by: Diesel44 | February 11, 2011 1:24 PM
-----------------------------------------
Cincy sounds perfect. Palmer is unhappy and his performance has dropped off.

Nose tackle - 1st round. Repeat after me. Interior lineman - 2nd round. Go nuts the rest of the draft on linebackers, offensive linemen and maybe a bona fide free safety if available.

Posted by: RedSkinHead | February 11, 2011 1:32 PM | Report abuse

Since the debate is going, I'll add this:

If you have to debate whether your name is racist... it's probably racist.

Someday all this will be obviated. But it's not, now. Racism still exists. Our team name can reflect that. It's really all in one's perception.

Posted by: DikShuttle | February 11, 2011 1:34 PM | Report abuse

This wont be popular but I wont complain if we get Greg McElroy(ala). Dude just won games and he put up a 70% completion pct as a senior and 19 tds to 5 int. Those are Flacco numbers only in the SEC. He is 6'3 225 but pepole hate him cause there is no flash whatsoever.

Im all about no overpaying this draft, we have to many needs to fill.


Posted by: Stu27 | February 11, 2011 1:22 PM | Report abuse

Very true about not overpaying, thing is it takes 2 to tango, we need someone that wants to trade up so we can trade down to grab more picks.

I think the big WHALE from Baylor will be there for us to take in the late 20s of the 1st round, then draft a QB in the 3rd round from the picks we gained for trading down.

I'd be all for McElroy. That's the most important stat for me, accuracy. And don't worry about non-flashy kids, we survived for years and won SB's with a whole roster of non-flashy players!

DRAFT THE WHALE FROM BAYLOR AND MCELROY!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 1:45 PM | Report abuse

MUBARAK STEPS DOWN

protester: What took you so long?

Mubarack: Well, for one thing.

I didn't know if I was going to either Carlisle, George Mason, or stay in Ashburn.

And I quess I should say your little pyramid scheme to get rid of me worked.

Posted by: MistaMoe | February 11, 2011 1:47 PM | Report abuse

Parris Island is lovely in the summer. They will also provide "trainers". Be sure to bring Fat Albert back this year.

Posted by: nonsensical2001 | February 11, 2011 1:48 PM | Report abuse

Since the debate is going, I'll add this:

If you have to debate whether your name is racist... it's probably racist.

Someday all this will be obviated. But it's not, now. Racism still exists. Our team name can reflect that. It's really all in one's perception.

Posted by: DikShuttle | February 11, 2011 1:34 PM | Report abuse

If we were called the Washington Scalpers then I'd see a problem with it, but I have looked this up and have proof, our name is derived not from hate or racism, but from the actual PAINTING OF FACES using a RED coloring.

I guess the biggest problem I have with this is that the majority of the people making a stink about it, wait for it......AREN'T EVEN F*CKING NATIVE AMERICANS!!! It's dumb pale face hippies trying to take up a cause and change something that they think is racist, yet I've still yet heard 1 of them give me proof that it is racist.

They took a poll at a few Indian Reservations and OVER 90% of the Native Americans said they weren't offended.

This is our world today, it only takes 1 idiot to be offended at something for other idiots to flock to them and join the 'idiot circle' to try and change something they know nothing about.

Why did they change the name of Washington's NBA team? Was Washington Bullets really that inappropriate? No, not at all, but a small group of people fought to get it changed and they succeeded. I hope the courts don't buckle under the pressure of just a few morons and see that IT'S JUST A NAME!!!

Oh, and it didn't help us that our owner at the time was one of the world's biggest racists. Thanks Marshall!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 2:00 PM | Report abuse

Dive Ass Moss Beeps!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 2:05 PM | Report abuse

Dear Redskins apologists,

The name is the legacy of racist owner George Preston Marshall who was forced to integrate the team a full 15 years after the rest of the league by the federal government.

I ask you -- would you call a Native America a Redskins to his or her face?

I didn't think so.

Shut up and get with the times and change the racist name.

Sincerely,

Educated George Mason alum and new Baltimore Ravens fan

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 2011 2:26 PM | Report abuse

Oh, and it didn't help us that our owner at the time was one of the world's biggest racists. Thanks Marshall!!!

Posted by: monk811 | February 11, 2011 2:00 PM |

Not to burst your bubble or rank on your in-depth offering but the folks that lobby to change the name of the Redskins couldn't care less about the name or if they are successful in affecting such change.

They want a payoff. That's it my man. Nothing more, nothing less. Then, when that money runs out, they come back for another one. The terms lobbyist is a synonym for 'shakedown artist'.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | February 11, 2011 2:29 PM | Report abuse

Sincerely,

Educated George Mason alum and new Baltimore Ravens fan

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 2011 2:26 PM |

Mason? Really? You should stay a Redskins fan then. You paid tuition to go to a 3rd tier school named after a slave owner!


What an idiot!

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | February 11, 2011 2:32 PM | Report abuse

Hey Personal_Fowl,

You are a typical Redneck Deadskins fan so keep making excuses for the racist name and racist legacy of this sorry team.

And keep losing...and losing...and losing.

Go Ravens!

Posted by: jmarks09 | February 11, 2011 2:44 PM | Report abuse

If you have to debate whether your name is racist... it's probably racist.

Posted by: DikShuttle | February 11, 2011 1:34 PM


I hate this line of thinking. Keeps you on the defensive and sure makes it easy for dimwits like jmarks to exercise their goofy, irrational, misplaced white guilt and do what they like to do best...control other people.

Posted by: MColeman51 | February 11, 2011 3:09 PM | Report abuse

I think I speak for everyone who lives within 5 miles of GMU in saying PLEASE NO!! The ever-expanding campus has already rendered gridlock for all but a few hours every week day during the school year, which overlaps with at least some of the typical camp timeline. For those couple of weeks it would be a mini Mixing Bowl.

Posted by: ajtrue78 | February 11, 2011 3:52 PM | Report abuse

Who cares where they train--wherever it is they don't win games based on where they train. I have 2 places to train--first one, Siberia and second Fairbanks, Alaska. This nuts to think where they hold training is going to make the team better. The best way is to get better players and a new OC!!! Danny boy wants ANY place he can charge the fans who come to watch whats going on with the team. He wants a place that he can gouge the fans who watch a practice--it's all about the money.

Posted by: vergens2 | February 13, 2011 5:11 AM | Report abuse

They should have training camp on Dan Snyder's home property - he cleared enough trees to make it so and the view of the river is the best, bar none. Of course Snyder would only do it if he truly cared about the 'Skins success.

Posted by: Leofwine | February 15, 2011 7:26 PM | Report abuse

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