Washington REDSKINS at Cleveland BROWNS
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2004 ~ 12:00 Noon
BURGUNDY & GOLD FAN CLUB
Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar
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WHERE IS A COP WHEN YOU NEED ONE????

The Joe Gibbs Show returned to Monday Night Football this week against the Parcells-led Dallas team, and the result was one that we have seen before. Wasted opportunities, questionable clock management, and overall horrible, horrible officiating led to a rally by our Redskins falling short. Two blatantly WRONG calls enabled the Dallas team to score undeserved points, and a ridiculous non-call on Gardner being interfered with in the end zone cost us at the end, as we ran out of time while driving for the tying field goal. Gardner came to play with one of his finest games as a pro, and the team didn't have any turnovers, but they certainly did not look as crisp as we would like them. However, as Coach Gibbs said after the game…."It's a long season, and there are plenty of good 1-2 teams in this league."

This weekend we take on another of those 1-2 teams as we travel to Cleveland to take on the injury-riddled Browns. After a season-opening win over the Ravens, the Browns have posted back-to-back duds, losing to Dallas and the Giants. They are without a lot of bodies on both sides of the ball, and this is a team that the Redskins should beat soundly, road game or not. Their supposed stud running back, Lee Suggs, still hasn't seen the field, and Kellen Winslow II (or "The Chosen One" as he prefers to be called) is out with a broken leg. The Skins' defense needs to rebound from a less-than-spirited effort on Monday Night, and this should be a game where they can post some strong numbers.

Look for the Redskins to come out mad and take out their frustrations on an inferior Cleveland squad.
................................John Priddy

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

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From "Spiggy" & Friends:

Don't Forget . . . . . . .
Raffle tickets for the Joe Gibbs Chevy Silverado Pick-Up Truck are now on sale and will continue to be sold through all 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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c l u b N E W S . . .

HAIL to our new Burgundy & Gold Fan Club Members!
Chris Monk, Elaine Traylor, Ty & Maria Russell, Jeffrey Erb, Jason Woodrow
Traci Lillard, all the way from Laurel, Maryland!
Steve Munson, all the way from Raleigh, North Carolina!

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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GAME DAY NAME TAGS
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!
Cool Redskins Stuff! Shirts and Hats! Collectibles!
Kudos to Scott Howerton, our "Sassy Substitute" in Week #3!
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70 GREATEST REDSKINS BINGO!!
Play "S-K-I-N-S" bingo every gameday!
More bingo games each week! $1/Card ~ Winners split the pot!
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The 2004-05 Club T-Shirts are a huge hit!
Get yours while supplies last ~ $15 ~ Sizes M, L, XL, XXL & XXXL
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Be sure to check out our website ~ www.dallasredskins.com~ new pictures weekly!
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!
(No Trivia in Week #3 as our Trivia Master was out of town!)


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BURGUNDY & GOLD FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE ~ UPDATE ~ WEEK 3

The Gold Conference showed its muscle early in the season, winning 4 out of 5 inter-conference games in Week #3:

~Jerry's421 (Mary Priddy, owner) remains unbeaten, getting just enough from Chris Cooley and Keyshawn Johnson to overcome losing Charlie Garner for the season on Sunday, beating Hellfish (Matt Goldie, owner).
~Game Over (Danny Zegan, owner) also remains undefeated, using a balanced attack to down the Redskins (Linda Domin, owner).
~70-Chip (Kenn Jackson, owner) got off the schnide by beating K.D.I. (Chad Costa/Scott Howerton, owners) on the arm of Brett Favre and the legs of Jamal Lewis.

The Burgundy Conference only win was a come-from-behind victory by TDsnDC (Carl Murphy, ownr) over Unsung Heroes (John Domin, owner) on the shoulders of Rod Gardner's stellar performance in the Monday Night game.

Big Win of the Week: Primetime (Rodney Twyman, owner) posted the big win in the league this week thanks to the insane performance of Peyton Manning, downing Calley's Allstars (John Priddy, owner).

Standings:

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

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

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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!

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

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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.