IN MEMORY OF SEAN TAYLOR ~ 1983-2007

 

HAIL REDSKINS FANS!

 
   vs.  
@ FedEX FIELD

Sunday ~ November 30, 2008 ~ 12:00 p.m.

Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar

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IT SHOULDN'T BE THIS HARD . . . BUT WE'LL TAKE IT!

 

Much to the chagrin of my spouse, pets and neighbors, I typically do a “happy dance” after a Skins’ victory.  I couldn’t muster the energy yesterday because I was physically and emotionally drained after Springs sealed the win with his INT.  I told my brother, John, “It shouldn’t be this hard”!   Just once this season I’d like a "laugher" (that goes our way, obviously) that doesn’t hinge on a fourth-down conversion or a defensive stop late in the fourth quarter!

But . . . had you told me before the season started that we’d be 7- 4 at this point, I would have done my “happy dance,” so let’s take it.  The Offense was solid with Clinton rushing for 143 yards, and Jason was efficient passing for 206 yards and no interceptions.  The Offensive Line was better, but still allowed two early sacks before settling down.  Still, I was encouraged by what we were able to accomplish in such a hostile environment for visiting teams.  Our secondary was able to hang onto not one, but two, interceptions yesterday.  However, I am growing increasingly concerned by our lack of a serious pass rush and our Defense’s knack for allowing the opposition to march down the field immediately after our Offense scores!  Greg needs to dial up some blitzes so we can get pressure on the QB.  We have the best corners in the NFC . . . let ‘em prove it!

I say this because we’ll need to put some serious pressure on the Giants this weekend to beat them and avenge our Week 1 loss.  Plastico Burress may not play due to a hamstring injury, and Brandon Jacobs may be out with a knee injury, but regardless, we need to get in Eli’s face so he’ll hopefully revert back to his early days of indecisiveness and poor judgment.  The Cardinals kept it close yesterday by stopping the run, but Eli had all day to throw and picked apart the Cardinal secondary. Our secondary is far superior to Arizona’s, so if we can get some pressure on Eli and contain their running game, we can keep the score down.  If Jason plays mistake-free and we hop aboard the Portis Express, we can come out with a victory.  But we MUST play good old fashioned NFC East Smash-Mouth Football to do so.  A victory over the G-Men will go a long way to silencing those who feel we are "pretenders" and not "contenders."

This weekend also marks the late, great, Sean Taylor’s induction into the Ring of Honor.  I can think of no better way to honor his memory than beating a hated division rival.

HAIL!                                                                                         ..........................Mary Priddy

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Let's all honor Sean Taylor

 

and wear #21 on Sunday!

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As you know, the Hogettes® have been helping children's charities all over the country for 25 years.  Now here is your chance to help the Hogettes®.
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Root-em-out Hogs!
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#1 Hogette®

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~ Schedule Change ~

Sunday, 12/07

Washington @ Baltimore

moved to Sunday Night Football @ 7:15 p.m.

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2008 Burgundy & Gold Fan Club T-Shirts!

A Great Addition to your T-Shirt Collection!

~ Sizes XL and 2XL only ~

Still only $15/each

See Kenn the T-Shirt Man!

 

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 ~ THIS WEEK'S RAFFLE ~

SUPER SASSY SKINS STUFF

Tickets are $4/each or 3 for $10

Sale of tickets starts 5 minutes before halftime!

And, as always, trading is acceptable and encouraged!

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HEY  KIDS!

There will  be some raffle stuff

geared  especially for you!

We  will  have  raffle tickets for

several  raffle  items  especially  for  kids!

Tickets will be $4/each or 3 for $10

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REDSKINS TRIVIA

No Cost To Play

Turn in Answer Sheets to Chad before Halftime

Correct Answers and Winner will be Announced after the Raffle

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UPCOMING EVENT:  MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

TRIPLE FAN CLUB TAILGATE

 Burgundy & Gold Fan Club

Southern Steel Fan Club

 Eagle's Nest Fan Club

 

Sunday, December 21, 2008

[weather permitting]

9:00 a.m. ~ 11:00 a.m.

South Parking Lot ~ Austin Avenue

LIVE MUSIC!

GREAT BREAKFAST TAILGATE GOODIES!

And the ever popular BLOODY JERRY!

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Start Your Collection Today ~ Official Hogette Bobbleheads!

Only $25.00 each (all proceeds go to Children’s Charities)

SEE THEM ON DISPLAY ON GAME DAY!

Orders will be taken at every game throughout the season (orders must be prepaid)

See Linda on Game Day

"Mikey T.", Head Hogette            Howiette"                       

And the third in the Collection is on it's way!  __________________________________________________________

HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!
SEE YOU AT AUSTIN AVENUE!
HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!
 
Burgundy & Gold Fan Club ~ SkinsFanClub.com
Bryan Capps ~ www.austinavenue.com
Chad Costa ~ ccos20@mac.com
Linda Domin ~ domintexas@aol.com
John Priddy ~ skinsfan430@verizon.net
David Solly ~ www.dallasredskins.com