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Who Wins Tonight -- and Who Wins Tomorrow?

You may have heard of the "Redskins Rule," which correlates the fortunes of Washington's football team just before election day with the fortunes of the guys campaigning to shake up Washington, D.C.

If you haven't, the D.C. Sports Bog has a whole new post on the 'Redskins Rule' here. With pictures.

So what do you think? Who wins the game tonight and the presidential popular vote tomorrow? Predictify it here:

And while you're at it, try these questions from late last week:


If your computer/IT staff won't let the widgets above work, you can go to our Prediction Center and make your picks there. Predictifying there has the added advantage of tracking your predictions, so if you do well, you can brag about it later ...

By Jon DeNunzio  |  November 3, 2008; 11:18 AM ET
 
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I agree CP is the league MVP as of now. I just thought it was interesting that Jaws would say Jason Campbell was.

I hope he didn't jinx him with that praise.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 11:25 AM | Report abuse

he has shown enough poise to make it this far in his career i dont see anyone or anything breaking his concentration he is a fantastic QB and a great person lovin some JC in a very non-gay kinda way

Posted by: drkeller1 | November 3, 2008 11:29 AM | Report abuse

Jaws is the only one, the Skins rule is for retards to believe in, and now that its been debunked they are trying to figure out exceptions.

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 11:29 AM | Report abuse

Who let the dogs out

WOOF WOOF


The gators let the dawgs out and then shot them


HA HA

Posted by: GreatOne1 | November 3, 2008 11:30 AM | Report abuse

Other,
Its a tie and Nader wins thanks to massive voting machine failures.

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 11:33 AM | Report abuse

JC really can't be league MVP in my mind. The no picks is incredible, but CP is just beasting.

Now if JC finishes the year with no picks and a playoff win or more, then I'd say definitely MVP.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:34 AM | Report abuse

I should have known I needed to refresh before posting. Happens to me way too much!


This is the game that shows everyone who the Skins really are. There is no way that the Skins look past the stillers. After the last three weeks, the Skins know that they are playing a good team and will be focused. These are high character guys and will bring their A game tonight!

With this game being televised nationally, and based on how they did last time on national television the Skins will be ready to play tonight.

If we come out flat and/or get "blowed" out, the Skins will be fighting for the last W/C spot. If the Skins win this game, we will be playing for the Division.

Skins win 24-16.

Posted by: Curzon417 | November 3, 2008 11:35 AM

Posted by: Curzon417 | November 3, 2008 11:37 AM | Report abuse

Thanks for bringing up politics. No wait, I know, wasn't your idea, the Post made you do it to get extra hits on one of their useless their voting polls.

Since YOU brought up the topic, allow me to retort And let's put to rest the blather GOPers put forth before the 2000 election which led to the appointment of George W. Bush as Pres.

You remember the canard. 'skins only win the Superbowl when the Republicans run the place. How'd that work out under Bush? How'd ANYTHING work out under Bush?

Heaven help us if he gets a third term tomorrow. Little things like Fubbal won't matter.

Posted by: TheCork | November 3, 2008 11:37 AM | Report abuse

"Heaven help us if he gets a third term tomorrow. Little things like Fubbal won't matter.

Posted by: TheCork | November 3, 2008 11:37 AM"

Obama = politician, too, genius.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:40 AM | Report abuse

Redskins 27, Steelers 19

Obama/Biden 353 electoral votes, McCain/Palin 185 electoral votes.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 11:40 AM | Report abuse

reposted from last thread

kind of slow today....

As much as I don't want this to happen, if I'm Zorn, I might sit both Moss, and Samuels for this game. Give Chris 3 weeks off including the bye, and give Tana 2 weeks off. Can't afford to lose either guy...

Posted by: BeantownGreg | November 3, 2008 10:37 AM | Report abuse
I tend to agree, but I'm nervous about Heyer against this D. I would prefer to play Samuels, who adds much better run blocking and better pass protection than Heyer can. But I would definitely sit SM, and put Devin Thomas in. Let's see how much DT has progressed. He certainly gives us a deep threat that Stillers would need to respect. That would open up other under-routes. And SM would be rested to play the Girls.

Posted by: frediefritz | November 3, 2008 11:39 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: frediefritz | November 3, 2008 11:41 AM | Report abuse

What about the NY Jets rule? I've read this morning that in any Presidential year if the jets have less than 5 wins before the election, the Democrats always win, where as if they win 5 or more before the Election the Republicans always win.

(BTW the Jets have 5 wins now)

Wish I could find the article to link you guys to it.

Posted by: Veretax | November 3, 2008 11:42 AM | Report abuse

By far the best scenario: Obama and Redskins win.

Tough acceptable alternative: Obama wins, Skins lose.

Short term joy smacked in the face with four years of doom: Skins win, Obama loses.

God, please, no: McCain/Steelers '08

Posted by: LittleSoren | November 3, 2008 11:43 AM | Report abuse

Found this blog which has the following interesting stats:

http://rightwingliberal.wordpress.com/2008/11/02/i-am-now-able-to-call-election-2008/

1960 - Jets record: 4-5; Party elected: Democrats

1964 - Jets record: 4-2-1; Party elected: Democrats

1968 - Jets record: 6-2; Party elected: Republicans

1972 - Jets record: 5-3; Party elected: Republicans

1976 - Jets record: 2-6; Party elected: Democrats

1980 - Jets record: 2-7; Party elected: Republicans

1984 - Jets record: 6-4; Party elected: Republicans

1988 - Jets record: 5-4-1; Party elected: Republicans

1992 - Jets record: 2-6; Party elected: Democrats

1996 - Jets record: 1-8; Party elected: Republicans

2000 - Jets record: 6-3; Party elected: Republicans

2004 - Jets record: 6-1; Party elected: Republicans

Again, I in no way think that Correlation = Causation here.

Posted by: Veretax | November 3, 2008 11:44 AM | Report abuse

God, please, no: McCain/Steelers '08

Posted by: LittleSoren

LMAO!

JM220

Posted by: icetotalpackage | November 3, 2008 11:48 AM | Report abuse

fred, nervous??? I'm scared to death about Heyer being in there. Heyer versus Keisel is DEFINETLY not in the Redskins favor.

Agreed about DT.

In trying to keep the Steelers from blitzing every down, I think tonight calls for lots of te/rb screens, get them moving up field, and then cut their legs out from under them.

Posted by: BeantownGreg | November 3, 2008 11:48 AM | Report abuse

Posted by: Gweez | November 3, 2008 11:51 AM | Report abuse

I wonder if the Danny will have anyone special in the owner's box tonight (and I don't mean Tom Cruise)......

Posted by: dlhaze1 | November 3, 2008 11:53 AM | Report abuse

The refs tried to sway the political election last time with a phantom 'motion' call against James Trash that nullified a potential winning TD.

I expect the donkeys to pull out their zebra costumes again tonight.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | November 3, 2008 11:53 AM | Report abuse

Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:54 AM | Report abuse

Lets hope the Skins win tonight and Obama wins tomorrow so we can put that stupid stat to bed!

Posted by: mburns134 | November 3, 2008 11:55 AM | Report abuse

Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:54 AM | Report abuse

Lol that is ridiculous. That would be like UGA still being in teh top 25 in the polls.

Posted by: Gweez | November 3, 2008 11:56 AM | Report abuse

Election is tommorrow

Game Today

Let's focus on one thing at a time, ok?

Posted by: 4thFloor | November 3, 2008 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:54 AM | Report abuse
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Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | November 3, 2008 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 11:54 AM | Report abuse
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Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.

Posted by: mattsoundworld | November 3, 2008 12:13 PM | Report abuse

Election is tommorrow

Game Today

Let's focus on one thing at a time, ok?

Posted by: 4thFloor | November 3, 2008 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Ugh... I vote no on politics up here... about 36 hours to go, let's stay classy...

I really don't know what to make of the Steelers, and I think the Skins are a slightly better team, with a slight edge for playing at home... but I don't like this game very much given all our nagging injuries...

Okay, so, predictions: another nail-biter, another slugfest, another 100 yards for Clinton, another game ending with my most favoritest play in the Skins' playbook, the Jason Campbell kneel-down.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 3, 2008 12:25 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Gweez | November 3, 2008 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Gweez | November 3, 2008 12:26 PM | Report abuse

I'm nervous. Can someone please console me, tell me everything is going to be alright and that we will get a big win tonight?

Posted by: Moose33 | November 3, 2008 12:26 PM | Report abuse

Ugh... I vote no on politics up here... about 36 hours to go, let's stay classy...

I really don't know what to make of the Steelers, and I think the Skins are a slightly better team, with a slight edge for playing at home... but I don't like this game very much given all our nagging injuries...

Okay, so, predictions: another nail-biter, another slugfest, another 100 yards for Clinton, another game ending with my most favoritest play in the Skins' playbook, the Jason Campbell kneel-down.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM | Report abuse

Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11

My personal opinion is that a vast majority of the time somebody says "I have to choose between this idiot and that idiot" (or anything similar) when it comes to politics, it simply shows that they aren't capable of thinking and analyzing for themselves, and resort to calling the politicians idiots as a defense for themselves.

Regardless of your political affiliation, this has been one of the greatest, most intriguing campaign races from the primaries on, and neither candidate can truthfully and honestly be called an idiot (that doesn't mean you can't disagree with tactics, ethics, and the such. It also doesn't apply to the VP candidates). In my opinion, anybody that says otherwise is only showing their ignorance.

Posted by: psps23 | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Gweez | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM | Report abuse

'Los: Pic 6.

Devin: 1st ever 6.

ARE: 110+ and 6.

CP: 102.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM | Report abuse

I'm nervous. Can someone please console me, tell me everything is going to be alright and that we will get a big win tonight?

Posted by: Moose33 | November 3, 2008 12:29 PM | Report abuse

No, no, it's "fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"...

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 12:32 PM | Report abuse

'Los: Pic 6.

Devin: 1st ever 6.

ARE: 110+ and 6.

CP: 102.

Posted by: SkinsfaninKaneohe | November 3, 2008 12:32 PM | Report abuse

Is the Truth ever right? He is making me pro Lies.

Your silence on the UGA game is deafening my man....

Remember in August when I laughed at you for bragging about pre-season college football polls and UGA's #1 ranking....laughing doubly harder now.

pre-season polls=power rankings= "the truth"

Posted by: chrislarry | November 3, 2008 12:36 PM | Report abuse

No, no, it's "fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"...

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 12:36 PM | Report abuse

Is the Truth ever right? He is making me pro Lies.

Your silence on the UGA game is deafening my man....

Remember in August when I laughed at you for bragging about pre-season college football polls and UGA's #1 ranking....laughing doubly harder now.

pre-season polls=power rankings= "the truth"

Posted by: chrislarry | November 3, 2008 12:40 PM | Report abuse

Cork, that's an unfortunate and ignorant thing to say about a fine American. Scare tactics seem to be today's special by both parties. Sad.

I hope you all know that whomever wins is an improvement over Howdy Doody and McCain is NOT GW 3.0. May the best man win.

And, I forgot this is a FOOTBALL BLOG- HAIL TO DEM SKINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Notorious_LMG | November 3, 2008 12:40 PM | Report abuse

nail biter, coming down to a Suisham FG to win it. JC HUGE in the 4th leading them down the field.

Carter will have a strip sack, which someone will run back for a td.

ARE has a td, agree on that.

Final score 20-17, skins.

Posted by: BeantownGreg | November 3, 2008 12:41 PM | Report abuse

Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.
No, no, it's " fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"!

We'll come in again.

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 12:43 PM | Report abuse

Cork, that's an unfortunate and ignorant thing to say about a fine American. Scare tactics seem to be today's special by both parties. Sad.

I hope you all know that whomever wins is an improvement over Howdy Doody and McCain is NOT GW 3.0. May the best man win.

And, I forgot this is a FOOTBALL BLOG- HAIL TO DEM SKINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Notorious_LMG | November 3, 2008 12:43 PM | Report abuse

"Obama = corrupt idiot
McCain = corrupt idiot


how can anyone fall for this crap? I really don't get it.

This country is going down the tubes because of crap like this. Oh well.

Posted by: TheTruth11

My personal opinion is that a vast majority of the time somebody says "I have to choose between this idiot and that idiot" (or anything similar) when it comes to politics, it simply shows that they aren't capable of thinking and analyzing for themselves, and resort to calling the politicians idiots as a defense for themselves.

Regardless of your political affiliation, this has been one of the greatest, most intriguing campaign races from the primaries on, and neither candidate can truthfully and honestly be called an idiot (that doesn't mean you can't disagree with tactics, ethics, and the such. It also doesn't apply to the VP candidates). In my opinion, anybody that says otherwise is only showing their ignorance.

Posted by: psps23"

My apologies. They aren't idiots, they're just corrupt and overall bad people.

And you say I can't think for myself because I don't buy into the stupid Red Vs. Blue crap? It's actually the complete opposite there. People can't think for themselves so they fall into the group of Red or Blue. It's stupid.

Posted by: TheTruth11 | November 3, 2008 12:48 PM | Report abuse

Okay, so, predictions: another nail-biter, another slugfest, another 100 yards for Clinton, another game ending with my most favoritest play in the Skins' playbook, the Jason Campbell kneel-down.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM |

Do they practice that in training camp? Is this one of Zorn's drills? He throws a lot of halloween candy in front of the QB and he kneels down to pick it up, while holding on to the ball, of course?

Has anyone eaten all their leftover Halloween candy yet? We bought 150 pieces at COSTCO and had a total of 12 kids. Even giving them three pieces each, we've still got over 100.

I've tried to sneak it into my kids' goodie bags but they keep saying "Dad, we don't like Butterfingers." I'm raising morons.

Posted by: talent_evaluator | November 3, 2008 12:49 PM | Report abuse

Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.
No, no, it's " fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"!

We'll come in again.

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 12:49 PM | Report abuse

Cork, that's an unfortunate and ignorant thing to say about a fine American. Scare tactics seem to be today's special by both parties. Sad.

I hope you all know that whomever wins is an improvement over Howdy Doody and McCain is NOT GW 3.0. May the best man win.

And, I forgot this is a FOOTBALL BLOG- HAIL TO DEM SKINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: Notorious_LMG | November 3, 2008 12:49 PM | Report abuse

Have we scored a TD on defense yet this season?

If not, then we're due. Maybe Carlos or Horton will get a pick-6.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 12:51 PM | Report abuse

Okay, so, predictions: another nail-biter, another slugfest, another 100 yards for Clinton, another game ending with my most favoritest play in the Skins' playbook, the Jason Campbell kneel-down.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | November 3, 2008 12:28 PM |

Do they practice that in training camp? Is this one of Zorn's drills? He throws a lot of halloween candy in front of the QB and he kneels down to pick it up, while holding on to the ball, of course?

Has anyone eaten all their leftover Halloween candy yet? We bought 150 pieces at COSTCO and had a total of 12 kids. Even giving them three pieces each, we've still got over 100.

I've tried to sneak it into my kids' goodie bags but they keep saying "Dad, we don't like Butterfingers." I'm raising morons.

Posted by: talent_evaluator | November 3, 2008 12:54 PM | Report abuse

Have we scored a TD on defense yet this season?

If not, then we're due. Maybe Carlos or Horton will get a pick-6.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 12:54 PM | Report abuse

First of all, those jets scores had outliers so there is no magical prediction. Also though I doubt that either Mccain and Obama are idiots, I would agree that they have both done corrupt things in their political life's, neither of which was illegal but still corrupt. McCain Fiengold, was passed and in the end did the opposite of what it was intended in that it made it even easier to hid who got money from where. Obama with the re-districting in Illinois to make his state senate district consist of all the wealthiest parts of Chicago so that he could have a major funding source for his US Senate run that he was planing shortly after. Thats politics though. Back to the Maroon and Black vs the Black and Yellow.

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 12:57 PM | Report abuse

First of all, those jets scores had outliers so there is no magical prediction. Also though I doubt that either Mccain and Obama are idiots, I would agree that they have both done corrupt things in their political life's, neither of which was illegal but still corrupt. McCain Fiengold, was passed and in the end did the opposite of what it was intended in that it made it even easier to hid who got money from where. Obama with the re-districting in Illinois to make his state senate district consist of all the wealthiest parts of Chicago so that he could have a major funding source for his US Senate run that he was planing shortly after. Thats politics though. Back to the Maroon and Black vs the Black and Yellow.

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Note to EVERYONE; The country is in bad shape because we voted for this idiot that occupy's the Whie House twice!!.I personally didn't vote for him either time(personally can't stand him,or his father for that matter)McCain is too old,I think Barack will need two terms to even approach getting this mess straight.Afghanastan is the new Vietnam need to get our troops out of there and Iraq.

Posted by: dargregmag | November 3, 2008 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Note to EVERYONE; The country is in bad shape because we voted for this idiot that occupy's the Whie House twice!!.I personally didn't vote for him either time(personally can't stand him,or his father for that matter)McCain is too old,I think Barack will need two terms to even approach getting this mess straight.Afghanastan is the new Vietnam need to get our troops out of there and Iraq.

Posted by: dargregmag | November 3, 2008 1:01 PM | Report abuse

Maybe Carlos or Horton will get a pick-6.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 12:54 PM |

Carlos couldn't buy a pick at the Home Depot. That's not his thing. He's probably the one who would eat the Butterfingers that my kids won't touch.

Posted by: talent_evaluator | November 3, 2008 1:05 PM | Report abuse

I actually have a good feeling about tonight's game (for now that is). Think it will be a tight, good game, with Skins pulling ahead (for good) in the 4th quarter. Willie Parker will be back, but not 100%, which ulitimately hurts them.

And the so-called Redskins Rule is BS. Four years ago I consoled myself after the loss thinking that at least that meant GWB would lose. Yup. GREAT week that was! :)

Posted by: suzannepdc | November 3, 2008 1:06 PM | Report abuse

Maybe Carlos or Horton will get a pick-6.

Posted by: MrRedskin21 | November 3, 2008 12:54 PM |

Carlos couldn't buy a pick at the Home Depot. That's not his thing. He's probably the one who would eat the Butterfingers that my kids won't touch.

Posted by: talent_evaluator | November 3, 2008 1:07 PM | Report abuse

First of all, those jets scores had outliers so there is no magical prediction. Also though I doubt that either Mccain and Obama are idiots, I would agree that they have both done corrupt things in their political life's, neither of which was illegal but still corrupt. McCain Fiengold, was passed and in the end did the opposite of what it was intended in that it made it even easier to hid who got money from where. Obama with the re-districting in Illinois to make his state senate district consist of all the wealthiest parts of Chicago so that he could have a major funding source for his US Senate run that he was planing shortly after. Thats politics though. Back to the Maroon and Black vs the Black and Yellow.

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 1:07 PM | Report abuse

This is the game that shows everyone who the Skins really are. There is no way that the Skins look past the stillers. ...

Posted by: Curzon417 | November 3, 2008 11:35 AM

This was never in doubt. Those previous games where they might have been looking past the opponent? The game they would have been looking forward to is this one. My most fervent desire out of this one is no season ending injuries. The most important time for the team to get hot is December. That requires staying healthy. That's all I will speak on the matter.

I'm 90-95% sure I'm going to be watching the game at THIS place tonight ...

http://www.velocityfiverestaurant.com/node/208

Anybody have any reviews positive/negative?

Posted by: dcsween | November 3, 2008 1:07 PM | Report abuse

I actually have a good feeling about tonight's game (for now that is). Think it will be a tight, good game, with Skins pulling ahead (for good) in the 4th quarter. Willie Parker will be back, but not 100%, which ulitimately hurts them.

And the so-called Redskins Rule is BS. Four years ago I consoled myself after the loss thinking that at least that meant GWB would lose. Yup. GREAT week that was! :)

Posted by: suzannepdc | November 3, 2008 1:07 PM | Report abuse

Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.
No, no, it's " fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"!

We'll come in again.

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 1:16 PM | Report abuse

Sween, isnt that where the Junkies are doing their un-whatevered pre-game show?

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 1:20 PM | Report abuse

Fear. Fear and surprise. Surprise and fear.
No, no, it's " fear, surprise, and a fanatical devotion to the Pope"!

We'll come in again.

Posted by: daggar | November 3, 2008 1:20 PM | Report abuse

Sween, isnt that where the Junkies are doing their un-whatevered pre-game show?

Posted by: alex35332 | November 3, 2008 1:24 PM | Report abuse

The article on Moss is a good one. It shows the way Joe Gibbs acted as a leader.

One of the things Gibbs realized is that guys motivate differently. Sometimes it may take a few years to reach a guy.

The good news is that once this is in place, it has a tendency to be self perpetuating. Guys that 'get it' help other guys to 'get it'.

Restoring genuine pride (as opposed to false pride which is often on display in sports) was Gibbs biggest contribution to this organization.

In that regard, Zorn is a great fit to carry it forward.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | November 3, 2008 1:26 PM | Report abuse

The Willie Parker return situation reminds me of the Brian Westbrook return situation. Early part of the return is not so good.

The better game tonight will be Skins O v. Steelers D. THAT game is going to determine the over/under.

The Steelers O v. Skins D threatens more three-and-outs ... THAT is the game where flukes can (likely will) happen.

I'm sensing a low score and big game out of Suisham.

Posted by: dcsween | November 3, 2008 1:28 PM | Report abuse

The article on Moss is a good one. It shows the way Joe Gibbs acted as a leader.

One of the things Gibbs realized is that guys motivate differently. Sometimes it may take a few years to reach a guy.

The good news is that once this is in place, it has a tendency to be self perpetuating. Guys that 'get it' help other guys to 'get it'.

Restoring genuine pride (as opposed to false pride which is often on display in sports) was Gibbs biggest contribution to this organization.

In that regard, Zorn is a great fit to carry it forward.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | November 3, 2008 1:32 PM | Report abuse

Late to the party I am.
/Yoda

Redskins win tonight, Obama wins even bigger tomorrow.
~

Posted by: ifthethunderdontgetya | November 3, 2008 1:33 PM | Report abuse

The article on Moss is a good one. It shows the way Joe Gibbs acted as a leader.

One of the things Gibbs realized is that guys motivate differently. Sometimes it may take a few years to reach a guy.

The good news is that once this is in place, it has a tendency to be self perpetuating. Guys that 'get it' help other guys to 'get it'.

Restoring genuine pride (as opposed to false pride which is often on display in sports) was Gibbs biggest contribution to this organization.

In that regard, Zorn is a great fit to carry it forward.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | November 3, 2008 1:38 PM | Report abuse

The article on Moss is a good one. It shows the way Joe Gibbs acted as a leader.

One of the things Gibbs realized is that guys motivate differently. Sometimes it may take a few years to reach a guy.

The good news is that once this is in place, it has a tendency to be self perpetuating. Guys that 'get it' help other guys to 'get it'.

Restoring genuine pride (as opposed to false pride which is often on display in sports) was Gibbs biggest contribution to this organization.

In that regard, Zorn is a great fit to carry it forward.

Posted by: zcezcest1 | November 3, 2008 1:43 PM | Report abuse

Welcome to Socialism. Every year it will be so nice to have $10,000 of my hard earned money given to those people that are too lazy to work. It's those who make $250,000 or higher right? Or is it $200,000 or is it $150,000 or now is it $120,000?

Posted by: markjd | November 3, 2008 1:56 PM | Report abuse

Welcome to Socialism. Every year it will be so nice to have $10,000 of my hard earned money given to those people that are too lazy to work. It's those who make $250,000 or higher right? Or is it $200,000 or is it $150,000 or now is it $120,000?

Posted by: markjd | November 3, 2008 2:02 PM | Report abuse

i think key to the game is our ability to get into a rythem passing right out of the gate and force them to pull guys out of the box and open up our running game...some deep shots (and success) included...

using the pass to open up the run!!!

pass to lead run to win!!!

getting on top early would be huge...but not critical...i dont think the steelers could run away with this if we fall behind...

Posted by: deadskin | November 3, 2008 2:11 PM | Report abuse

i think key to the game is our ability to get into a rythem passing right out of the gate and force them to pull guys out of the box and open up our running game...some deep shots (and success) included...

using the pass to open up the run!!!

pass to lead run to win!!!

getting on top early would be huge...but not critical...i dont think the steelers could run away with this if we fall behind...

Posted by: deadskin | November 3, 2008 2:17 PM | Report abuse

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