1982 Washington Redskins – Part Two, “The Hogs”

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Young Washington Redskins fans need to watch youtube videos of the Redskins before their time to learn the players and history of our great team. There are so many great games the Redskins have played since 1932 and so many great men who have worn the “Spear, the “R”, and the current Redskins helmet and the Burgundy and Gold. Those days were when football was really football and real men played the game. They played for the love of the game and for each other.

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1982 Washington Redskins – Part One, “The Hogs”

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Remember the good old days? Girls were girls, boys were boys, women wore dresses and men wore pants. Toxic masculinity was all the rage back then, and nowhere was toxic masculinity more evident than at an NFL stadium about two miles due east of the US Capitol building, near the west bank of the Anacostia River. Robert F. Kennedy gave the stadium it’s name, and the Washington Redskins made it famous.

At a time when most of America was only worried about “Where’s the Beef”?, the locals there were only concerned with their “Hogs”, the mighty front line of the next years World Championship Washington Redskins team.

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Remembering Skins QB Sonny Jurgensen & The Early Days of Lombardi

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I became a Washington Redskins fan in 1969 because my favorite coach Vince Lombardi became the new head coach of the Redskins. He chose Sonny Jurgensen to be his quarterback. Lombardi and Jurgensen were a great match and they took the Redskins to their 1st winning season in a dozen years. Sonny Jurgensen showed me why he was considered the “best pure passer in the NFL.”

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You Can’t Call it Bad Luck, The Injuries Got out of of Control

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If the Washington Redskins did not have bad luck, they would not have any luck at all. The Redskins lost both starting guards weeks ago, all-pro left tackle Trent Williams undergo surgery on his hand, thumb and other injuries, They lost their starting quarterback Alex Smith for the season after he suffered a broken leg. Backup quarterback Colt McCoy was throw into the fire.

In last night’s game versus the Eagles, McCoy suffered a season ending broken leg. Quarterback Mark Sanchez was just signed two weeks ago and had not taken a regular season snap in 701 days. With virtually no practice with the starters, Sanchez became the starting quarterback and faced the pressure of a good Eagles pass-rush and front seven.

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Week 13: Flip-Flops? Great For the Beach But Not For Football

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It’s time to state the obvious: The margin for error is just about gone for the Redskins. When we had the momentum we didn’t maintain it and as a result the Cowboys are in the catbird seat and the Eagles are breathing down our necks. No more excuses, we have to get the job done this week.

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