Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Shiferaw’

New Skinscast Episode – The new year

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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It is the dawn of a new season. All teams are equal at 0-0, and fans are filled with anticipation and optimism for the new season.

What an exciting time to be alive.

This week the boys look at the Redskins’ training camp and first preseason game. How much can we really take away from the eight or so plays the starters had? They talk about the offensive weapons the team now has and the potential if Robert Griffin III can take that next step in development.

Of course, the line has to do it’s job, the defense must be better and special teams better start being special. If these can happen then there is a chance first-year coach Jay Gruden can have a chance.

Rick Snider stops by to tell us about his new book; 100 Things Redskins Fan Should Know & Do Before They Die.

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New Skinscast Episode – Free agency 2014

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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The Redskins’ free agency has been much quieter than folks anticipated. There have been signings, and a few names of note; but nothing like what was expected given the millions of dollars they had to spend.

This week the boys take a look at the free agency period in Washington to-date. They assess the talent that has been brought in, and where there are still needs. One need was safety. Should the Redskins have pulled the trigger on one of the safeties? Why didn’t they? What can they do now that they are gone? Is the return of Brandon Meriweather enough?

Of course, the period isn’t over and the guys wonder what other moves could be made. And they play a game of make-a-wish.

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New Skinscast Episode – On to the next

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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It didn’t take long, just a matter of hours, before Mike Shanahan was sent packing, dragging his golden parachute behind as he left Washington.

But then something funny happened, Bruce Allen assumed the mantle of traditional GM, conducted a coaching search, and landed a young up and coming coordinator to take the helm at Redskins Park.

Now that’s different.

This week the boys break down the end of the Shanahan era in D.C. They assess the new head coach Jay Gruden and wonder if this hire was telegraphed.

Then there’s the players. This offseason is one of the most important ones in years for the Redskins. With all the needs, the team cannot afford to get it wrong. The boys identify the holes and discuss the likelihood of key players such as Brian Orakpo and DeAngelo Hall staying in Washington.

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New Skinscast Episode – How low can they go

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

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If this team doesn’t start winning games soon they could be the worst team in 20 seasons. And this among 20 seasons of bad football in Washington.

This week the boys discuss how epically bad this team is right now. From the offense, to the defense and special teams, the play-calling and the coaching – nothing seems to be going right.

They look into their crystal ball at the road ahead and examine the subplots around this horrible season of Redskins’ football.

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New Skinscast Episode – The Collapse

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

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In Minnesota, the Redskins let down – in every area of the game. After a fantastic first half; they allowed 20 unanswered points to lose to one of the worst teams in the league. It was an epic collapse; one that spelled the potential doom for coach and roster alike, along with the specter of another lost season.

This week the boys take a look at the debacle in the dome. They take stock of the current staff and players, and ask whether another seven game run is possible.

Of course, there is also a game to be played this weekend.

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