SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2004 ~ 7:30 p.m.
Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar
Back under the Bright Lights for a Beltway Battle!

After a THOROUGHLY forgettable trip to Cleveland ~~ another loss marred by sloppy play, dropped balls and questionable clock management ~~ our Redskins find themselves facing an early season crisis as the neighbors from Baltimore come calling. The Ravens lost to the previously winless Chiefs on Monday Night, giving up a big running game to Priest Holmes. Clinton Portis is the same style of running back, so perhaps the same kind of performance could be in the cards for the Burgundy & Gold. QB Mark Brunell needs a strong performance to silence the critics who are calling for Patrick Ramsey to be given the ball. But the first big change needs to be one of cutting down drastically on the penalties…..3rd and 2 is a lot different from 3rd and7! If we can just start playing the kind of football we know Coach Gibbs is capable of coaching, we can start grinding out some wins and get right back in this fight. This will be a Sunday Night game on national TV, so all the league will be watching. Hopefully, our Redskins can pull it together and play up to their talent level!
........................John Priddy


FOR SALE: Draft Day Hats ~ $18.00 {only 9 left ~ adjustable}
Joe Gibbs "R" Hats ~ $20.00 {5 burgundy; various sizes}

From "Spiggy" & Friends:

Don't Forget . . . . . . .
Pick up your Raffle Tickets for the Joe Gibbs Chevy Silverado Pick-Up Truck!
Raffle Tickets will continue to be sold through all October and November games.
Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100.

Remember ~~ all proceeds go to the Joe Gibbs Youth For Tomorrow Foundation. So even if you don't win a brand new truck, your contribution will go towards helping at-risk teens get a brand new direction in life!

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REDSKINS @ COWBOYS ~ December 26, 2004

The B&G Fan Club is currently looking into different options for ticket packages to the Redskins/ Cowboys game here in Dallas. We will keep you posted as we obtain further information.
If anyone else is aware of any special deals through their employer or other affiliation that we may be able to take advantage of, please let us know!


c l u b N E W S . . .

HAIL to our new Burgundy & Gold Fan Club Member!
Erin Kershaw

If you have a friend/co-worker/neighbor who is a Skins Fan and who would like to receive our newsletter, just send their e-mail address to SkinsFanClub@aol.com.

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Don't forget to get your name tags at each game!
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Pick up your 2004-05 Schedules
{pocket-size and refrigerator magnets}
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The "Sassy" Halftime Raffle!
Some New and Unusual Stuff! More Shirts and Hats! Collectibles!
Chad was back ~ and "Sassier" than ever!
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Play "S-K-I-N-S" bingo every gameday!
More bingo games each week! $1/Card ~ Winners split the pot!
Congratulations to our two Week #4 Winners ~~ Erin Kershaw and Phil Tracy!
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The 2004-05 Club T-Shirts are a huge hit!
They're going fast ~ Get yours while supplies last!
$15 each ~ Sizes M, L, XL, XXL & XXXL
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Be sure to check out our website ~ www.dallasredskins.com
Thank you, David Solly, our B&G Club Webmaster!
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Redskins Trivia!
Five questions every game day. No cost to play. Win a great Redskins collectible!

The same parity that is prevalent in the NFL is also alive and well in Fantasy Football. After four weeks of play, only one team in the Burgundy & Gold Fantasy League is really pulling away.

Game Over (Danny Zegan, owner) remains unbeaten with a Monday Night comeback, fueled by Priest Holmes' big night, to defeat the Unsung Heroes (John Domin, owner).

The resurgence of Primetime (Rodney Twyman, owner) continued their winning ways, topping previously unbeaten Jerry's 421 (Mary Priddy, owner) with a huge game from Tiki Barber.

K.D.I. (Chad Costa /Scott Howerton, owners) held on to beat the injury-depleted Calley's Allstars (John Priddy, owner) even though Calley's Allstars made a charge Monday Night on the leg of Chiefs' kicker Lawrence Tynes.

HellFish (Matt Goldie, owner) endured one of the worst wide receiver weeks in memory as he fell to 70-Chip (Kenn Jackson, owner), who is fixing to have to worry about Brett Favre's concussion and Jamal Lewis' court situation.

Closest Game of The Week AGAIN, the Redskins (Linda Domin, owner) once more rode the magic arm of Donovan McNabb to top TDsnDC (Carl Murphy, owner) to win the weekly high point total!


Burgundy Conference Gold Conference
Redskins . . . . . . 2-2 Game Over . . . . . 4-0
TDsnDC . . . . . . 2-2 Primetime . . . . . . 3-3
K.D.I. . . . . . . . . 2-2 Jerry's 421 . . . . . 3-1
Calleys Allstars . .1-3 70-Chip . . . . . . . 2-2
Hellfish. . . . . . . . 1-3 Unsung Heroes . . 0-4

You can follow the season at http://football12.myfantasyleague.com/2004/home/65363
Check out the creative Team logos, too!


Contrary to what some of you may have heard or read, the "original" Burgundy & Gold Fan Club has NOT moved! The Club's headquarters remains at Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar. We appreciate our members' steadfast participation and support, and we will continue our efforts to make game day the best experience for the best football fans ever!

H A I L T O T H E R E D S K I N S!!
Watching the Skins in High Definition ~ it doesn't get any better than that!
Don't forget ~ Wednesday Night Karaoke at Austin Avenue ~ Presented by Josh Hamilton


Burgundy & Gold Fan Club:
Bryan Capps ~ www.AustinAvenue.com
Chad Costa ~ ccos20@hotmail.com
Linda Domin ~ domintexas@aol.com
John Priddy ~ skinsfan430@verizon.net
David Solly ~ www.dallasredskins.com

The Burgundy & Gold Fan Club is a non-profit organization and a registered tradename on file with the Office of the Collin County Clerk. One hundred (100%) percent of all proceeds from raffles, games and donations are used for future raffles and game prizes. Any operating/overhead costs (i.e., schedules, decorations, game supplies, scrapbooks, etc.) are fully funded by the operating staff noted above. Questions? Contact us as SkinsFanClub@aol.com.