Washington REDSKINS ~ at ~ Pittsburgh STEELERS
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2004 ~ 12:00 Noon
Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar
A Familiar Result . . . but Hope for the Future!

Our Redskins fell to 3-7 with a loss at Philadephia, but newly-installed starting QB Patrick Ramsey showed poise and promise in the loss. His stats don't really show it that much, but we were in this game for much of the afternoon. One series of plays in the third quarter sealed our fate after we had 1st and goal and then proceeded to rip off 5 straight mistakes, none of which were Ramsey's fault. After that series, our offese never really mounted a consistent threat, and the defense broke down a bit, giving up two late touchdowns. I, for one, am looking forward to someone knocking Todd Pinkston's teeth in . . . Philly players seem to have been infected by T.O.'s particular illness . . . a TOTAL LACK OF CLASS.

This week brings another tough challenge as our Redskins travel to Pittsburgh to play the league's best team ~ the Steelers. Rookie QB Ben Rothlisberger has this team clicking on all cylinders, and will pose a very large challenge to getting the Redskins back on the winning track.
.............................John Priddy


It looks like a sunny forecast for the . . .

Redskins @ Steelers
Sunday, November 28, 2004
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar ~ South Parking Lot
The B&G Fan Club // SouthernSteel Fan Club

Visit our Website and click on the link for the Redskins/Steelers Tailgate . . .
Check out the Menu!

We realize this is a holiday weekend, but hopefully by Sunday morning you'll all be tired of Turkey and have a craving for some real tailgate cuisine!

S E E Y O U T H E R E ! ! !
Joe Gibbs Chevy Silverado Pick-Up Truck Raffle!
Support the Joe Gibbs Youth For Tomorrow Foundation.
Raffle Tickets will be sold FOR THE LAST TIME at this week's game.
The drawing will be held at the 12/12/04 Philadelphia Game @ FedEx Field.
The Winning Ticket will be drawn by Pat Fisher!
Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100.
It is a charitable contribution, and tax deductible!

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 -- EVEN JUST ONE TICKET -- will go a long way towards helping at-risk teens get a brand new direction in life!

December 26, 2004 ~ 3:15 p.m.


Tickets for the game are still available! They are upper level corner ~ $49.00/each.

Don't forget that you will need a Blue Parking Pass. If you have room in your vehicle for additional passengers (or coolers), let us know at the next few Sunday games so that carpools and other transport arrangements can be set up to share the cost of the pass.

Call BECCA at (972) 785-4060 to purchase your ticket(s). You MUST mention "B&G Fan Club" in order that all fan club members will be seated in the same section!

And don't forget to start planning for our usual outstanding holiday tailgate party!!

HAIL to our new Burgundy & Gold Fan Club Members ~~
Steven & Jerri Tackaberry

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

The "Sassy" Halftime Raffle
More Skins Cool Stuff and Collectibles !
~~ If you have Redskins Stuff to trade ~~
~~ anything at all, old or new ~~
~~ just bring it and trade it! ~~
Trading is very acceptable and always encouraged!
More bingo games each week! $1/Card ~ Winners split the pot!
Week #11 Winners:
Game #1 - Regular Bingo - Kali Murphy!
Game #2 - Regular Bingo - Rodney Twyman!

Kudos to our Callers ~ Chad Costa/Scott Howerton!
Be sure to visit our website ~ www.dallasredskins.com Check out the new pictures!

...........................David Solly, B&G Club Webmaster

Redskins Trivia!
Five questions every game day. No cost to play. Win a great Redskins collectible!
Week 11 Trivia Winners ~ Anthony Carver and Josh Hamilton!
(Remember: "Tom Tupa" is always an acceptable default answer!)

Unsung Heroes (John Domin, owner) continued their end-of-the-season charge and are now in the playoff picture after taking down Hellfish (Matt Goldie, owner) with a strong game from Ruben Droughns.

K.D.I. (Chad Costa/Scott Howerton, owners) stayed in the hunt (barely) with a big contribution from the Bucs' defense as they beat Jerry's 421 (Mary Priddy, owner) to put Jerry's 421 in a precarious position going into the last two weeks of the regular season.

Game Over (Danny Zegan, owner) got a huge performance from Trent Green to down Calley's Allstars (John Priddy, owner).

TDsnDC (Carl Murphy, owner) missed out on a chance to pull away from Calley's Allstars in the Burgundy Division by losing to Primetime (Rodney Twyman, owner), who rode the Peyton Train with assistance from the Steelers D.

Highest Scoring Game of the Week: The Redskins (Linda Domin, owner) crushed 70-Chip (Kenn Jackson, owner) for the high score of the week with Donovan McNabb coming up big!


Burgundy Conference Gold Conference
TDsnDC . . . . . . . 6-5 Game Over. . . . . . . 9-2
Calley's Allstars. . . 6-5 Primetime . . . . . . . 8-3
Redskins . . . . . . . 5-6 Jerry's 421. . . . . . . 6-5
K.D.I. . . . . . . . . . .5-6 Unsung Heroes . . . . 5-6
Hellfish. . . . . . . . . 2-9 70-Chip . . . . . . . . . 3-8

The top three teams in each conference after week 13 will make the Playoffs.

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
9:00 p.m. ~ Midnight

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 at SkinsFanClub@aol.com.