K. D.  James

K. D. James

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I'm writing for b/r b/c I LOVE sports. I love basketball, football, soccer, hockey, golf, tennis, bobsledding, baseball, boxing, horseracing...Just haven't latched onto NASCAR or UFC as yet.

Also, I've been a lifelong 'Skins (the franchise should've changed its name eons ago!) fan. However, over the past 14-15 years, the franchise has NOT been a solid franchise. I blame that on two important people: the then-senile Jack Kent Cooke for selling the team (rather than bequeathing it to his sons) in the late 1990s; and Dan Snyder, the too-eager, too hands-on media mogul, who, since 1999, has tried too hard to be like Jerry Jones, and has gotten minimal success since that acquisition of the team.

I don't hate the franchise. But with eight coaching changes since Snyder's been majority owner, the pro football team in Washington (with its headquarters in Virginia, and its football stadium in Maryland, those are some other issues that should be addressed) needs to restore glory and transaction-savvy in a hurry. Not since Bobby Beatherd was GM has the team known how to build a team from the ground up. It needs a formidable front office that doesn't need to rely on Snyder's interference, just his money. It also needs to develop a deep roster, because most teams that are perennial contenders have competent starters and reserves on their offensive, defensive and special teams' squads, respectively. Hope Gruden the Younger (Jay), or whomever may replace him 3, 4, or 5 years down the road, can provide a sliver of hope in the near future.

As a citizen of the DMV, a world-class fan, and a keen observer of things sports-wise, I will try to do the blogger world and everyday sports fan justice by writing quality, albeit acerbic at times, reports.

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  • Mista Amazing posted 569 days ago

    Mista Amazing

    You
    are
    a
    historic
    thing
    dude

  • Bleacher Report posted 1563 days ago

    Bleacher Report

    Thanks for the kind words and read, K.D.

  • Stacey Mickles posted 1568 days ago

    Stacey Mickles

    Sorry dude I got booted. But thanks for the Shout OUT!

  • Stacey Mickles posted 1597 days ago

    Stacey Mickles

    KD look at you boy. lol Proud of you!

  • Illya Harrell posted 1630 days ago

    Illya Harrell

    No problem on the fan add. Shucks, K.D., since you told me I resembled John Mayer I've gotten more girlfans than I know what to do with LOL... not really.

    Thanks you for the add as well.

  • Stacey Mickles posted 1638 days ago

    Stacey Mickles

    well look at yourself sir. :) thanks for the comment.

  • Illya Harrell posted 1641 days ago

    Illya Harrell

    I get the Jim Carrey this all the time! LOL

    That was the first John Mayer... Hear that ladies? John Mayer! Right here, well as long as you look at me from a specific angle.

    Take care.

  • JW Nix posted 1658 days ago

    JW Nix

    The Biggest Oversight in Pro Football History: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/389389-jim-tyrer

  • Jarred Powell posted 1697 days ago

    Jarred Powell

    Check out my flow young. Im sure you can relate to this for real. One tiime for JY cause I'm on the rise.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/370760-marylands-24-year-wound-that-fails-to-heal?just_published=1

  • JW Nix posted 1705 days ago

    JW Nix

    PLEASE Read this story on a Lions and Rams Legend :
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/366861-crazy-canton-cuts-roger-brown

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