1. 2008 Washington Redskins: A Dream Deferred

    Dallas 14, Washington 10I wasn't much fun to be around Sunday night.I went into the Dallas rematch with the mindset that this game, bottom line, would finally tell me what kind of team we have in the 2008 Redskins...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 383 reads 9 comments

  2. Redskins Crowdgate: Butt Out

    Have we really fallen so far, Redskins Nation? There’s one word to describe the now two-week-long hysteria over Crowdgate: Embarrassing. * FedEx Field is the largest stadium in the NFL...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 671 reads 17 comments

  3. Redskins-Cowboys: WWJD

    The old NFL saw that says every NFL game counts the same in the standings is true, but it’s also true that not every game counts the same in determining the arc of a season...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 488 reads 4 comments

  4. Redskins: Not Quite Ready For Prime Time

    On their way to a convincing win over the Redskins on Monday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers dominated defensively and did just enough offensively to close the deal...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 126 reads 4 comments

  5. Washington Redskins: Three Keys to Beating the Steelers on Monday Night

    I originally had a longer list working, but in the end I distilled it down to three keys. Well...four, actually. Couldn't help myself. See if you don't agree. 1. Jason Campbell Campbell will need to take another step up...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 796 reads 4 comments

  6. At The Half: 2008 Redskins

    At mid-season, perhaps the biggest surprise in the NFL is wearing burgundy and gold.It hasn't only only caught outside observers off guard, either...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 138 reads 3 comments

  7. Redskins Reality Check

    It’s one thing for “the media” to lose sight of reality—it’s what they do. They have bills to pay and sponsors to appease; it’s their job to create ...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 148 reads 4 comments

  8. Redskins-Browns: Harmonic Convergence

    I tried all week to be nervous about Sunday. Listened to my gut. Gave it my best objective, intellectual effort.Couldn’t do it.And it’s not like I gave the opponent short shrift....

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 697 reads 2 comments

  9. Washington Redskins: Becoming the Hunted

    “Every NFC team will be hunting for us …” - Jim ZornSo much for stealth. Two short weeks ago, the 2-1 Washington Redskins were background scenery. Mayonnaise...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 740 reads 6 comments

  10. Dear Coach Reid

    ATTN: Coach Reid (c/o Philadelphia Eagles) 10/3/08 Dear Andy,I can’t do this publicly because, well, our fans scare me. If they saw this they’d probably melt the darn Internet...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 349 reads 5 comments

  11. Washington Redskins: Steady As She Goes

    These are heady times for Redskins fans. And why not? A quarter of the way into the season, their team is 3-1, with a bullet, and they’re aglow from as satisfying a win over their silver-and-blue nemesis as any in recent memory...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 446 reads 4 comments

  12. Jason Campbell: A Rising Tide

    With the Washington Redskins facing back-to-back road games the next two weeks, against arguably the two hottest teams in football, it would be easy to shuffle past their last two games without pausing to smell the roses...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 361 reads 1 comments

  13. Opportunity Game: Redskins Out to Prove They Can Achieve Success

    If last Sunday against the Saints was about confidence, this Sunday against Arizona is about opportunity. In all shapes and sizes...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 164 reads 0 comments

  14. Confidence Game

    Ouch … has it really been 8 days since the last update? Apologies. Time flies when the mierda hits life's ventilador...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  15. Upon Further Review, Pt. 1 (Game 1)

    As noted in the previous entry, I didn't get to watch the opener live. Studied it on tape over the weekend and made contemporaneous notes, however, and will be posting a few thoughts and observations ...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  16. One Giant Disappointment

    Strange night. As I’m getting ready to head home from work for the game late yesterday afternoon, I get a call from my daughter in college...

    Mark Steven Written by Mark Steven about almost 6 years ago 173 reads 6 comments