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Early Redskin prognostication

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Nors, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    I was very strong on Dallas last week. Actually giddy. I had several threads documenting SD being a big lie and overated team last year. I was somewhat suprised they kept it as close as they did.

    This game could go two ways. Skins can get to Drew and quiet th e crowd early. Maybe eek out another low scoring affair. Their D can cause us problems if we don't adapt.

    If we get up early we can see a can of wupazz. 40-7 win for the Boys. This is a dangerous game and Gibbs / Tuna is a good matchup.
  2. Rezz

    Rezz Mr. Blonde

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    I agree with you nors. I don't like all this "cakewalk" "blowout" talk...I sure hope our team isn't thinking that way. We might end up blowing them out, but they aren't just going to roll over and die for us...
  3. Tuna Helper

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    Why not? They've been doing that for the past 8 years.
  4. Hollywood Henderson

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    Their D is too good & well coached for a blowout...
    However, if we score on D it could get ugly...
  5. Nors

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    Right now - the past means nothing.

    We have to bear down and get an offensive gameplan in place to attack Redskin defense. They are coming after Drew with the Kitchen sink - book that.

    They have a chance if they can muck this into another low scoring affair. But if we can get a few quick scores we can win running away.

    Dangerous Game - JMO
  6. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    I figured last week would be close and was only suprised they had the success they did with McCardell.

    This week the only real concern is making sure we keep their blitzers off our QB. Honestly they have nothing to lose. The players they dress have scored zero points this season.

    I expect it to be easy but not necessarily a huge romp. A never in doubt 20-7 kind of game where we control the clock and the action.
  7. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    I agree, Nors... I think it's a very dangerous game. Brunell actually worries me a little. I know he can't move like he used to, but he's still smart enough to know what to do in every situation.

    If we get to 2-0, I'll feel a lot better going to California for the two road games... But I hope we don't take these guys lightly first. Hopefully the vets on the team will keep everyone level-headed... And a crowd frenzied for the Ring ceremony should help.
  8. BledsoetoWittenfortheTD

    BledsoetoWittenfortheTD New Member

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    Cowboys 38 Deadskins 10

    Bledsoe 4 tds 275 yards and pulled late in the third quarter

    LOL the defense should have a field day against Dan Snyders ragged team:laugh2:
  9. da_boyz_mk

    da_boyz_mk How 'Bout Dem Cowboys

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    i have a lot of respect for the redskins defense. i think it will be a semi low scoring game and it will come down to turnovers and big plays..
  10. Tuna Helper

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    Gotcha! You bit on that one! :laugh2:
  11. ddh33

    ddh33 Active Member

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    I can't imagine Dallas scoring more against Washington than they did against San Diego. That's nothing more than a hunch though. I like Dallas to win. I just don't think it's going to be quite as easy as some are hoping. I'm thinking more along the lines of 20-10.
  12. Nors

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    whatever - my analysis on game is spot on. This is a dangerous game.

    :star:
  13. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    The foreskins don't have great talent on defense other than a few players, but they run a great defensive scheme. We may struggle early with the run, but I think we can attack them with the passing game, but we need to run the ball enough to keep them honest. They like to blitz and will live or die by coming after us Monday night. If we give Drew time, we could run away with this one. On the foreskins offense, we have to shutdown the run and force MB to try and beat us in the passing game. His arm is very suspect, which means he struggles with the deep ball. They have good speed at WR, but limited size. If our secondary can unload with a few big hits, Moss and company will be seeing stars all night.
  14. Tuna Helper

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    You are way too easy Nors. I actually agree with you despite my earlier comment, but one player warms my heart when I think about this game...

    Julius Jones

    The Skins faced the lesser of the Jones brothers last week, and the Bears running backs got a total of 40 yards rushing.

    I am not saying that Julius Jones will have a field day. What I'm saying is that we will run the ball over and over again, even if it means 2 yard gains and 3 and outs early in the game. This is how you stop a team that will blitz relentlessly. An aggressive defense tends to overpursue from time to time, and if you stick with the run, you can eventually break away some big ones when the defense overpursues.

    Also, this takes a lot of pressure off of Bledsoe.

    On the flip side, the Redskins receivers are a bit scary, but I feel better with Henry in the secondary as opposed to the revolving door we had there last year.

    We put 8 and sometimes 9 in the box to stop LT last week, and we let Brees find his WRs once in awhile. The game plan this week will be similar, but I feel that Brees>>>>>Brunell.
  15. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    More like Brees>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Brunell
  16. EGG

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    you can bet your sweet arse that Gibbs has been game planning the Cowboys and Parcells since the day Danny-boy lured him out of retirement,,, even moreso now that the Tuna has skunked him. Remember the mid-field snub after losing that controversial Monday nighter? This isn't just another game for him and the Skins, they're gonna pull out ALL the stops.

    That said, that can work against them if they get down a couple of scores, kinda like in the SuperBowl where one team gets down and the prospect of losing totally deflates them.
  17. followthestar

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    not one to rebut an argument, but SD i think showed they were hardly a big lie - with their most potent receiving weapon missing they still should have won. only a perfect red zone % and a stunning goalline stand prevented a loss. SD is for real...
    but your prediction that we'll either see a low scoring game or a blowout is no prediction at all! i think we can all safely agree with you that it will be one or the other...

    i have little fear of the Skins due to several factors, the largest being the emotion factor. the Skins know we own them, we are riding high and playing in our own house, and the excitement level will be very high. i look for early domination and JJ carving up even the 8 man fronts for big gains. i predict Romo will see some action in the fourth quarter when the score reaches say 31-10 midway thru the 4th qtr. Final 34-17 no contest.
  18. Zman5

    Zman5 Well-Known Member

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    I don't care how good their defense is. All I know is that they barely beat a bad team with a rookie QB at home.

    They aren't going to beat us with Bledsoe, JJ, Witten, Key, T. Glenn, Crayton, and Price in our house.
  19. Billy Bullocks

    Billy Bullocks Active Member

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    Games like this determine if we are good or not. Can we win the games we are supposed to win. Good teams do, mediocre teams dont. Washington has a good defense. I think we can take advantage of their Rogers a bit, being inexperienced. Springs is good. They are good against the run. Like Nors said, we gotta get up early. Their offense isn't capable of too much, but in a low socring affair, they got a shot
  20. Dale

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    I think the danger in this game is the fact that they have the defense to attack Bledsoe and keep Julius in check. And while their offense isn't much, with our youth on defense, and problems at inside linebacker in pass coverage, it doesn't seem implausable that they could muster a few big plays due to broken plays on our part.

    My guess is if we get any kind of offensive attack going, we win this game. I just don't think Washington can keep up without stumbling over their own feet. But if we are held to fewer than, say, 12 points heading into the fourth quarter, I'm not convinced I'll like our chances.

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