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Front office first

History is rather definitive that coaches, left to their own devices, aren't the best judges of talent.

By David Aldridge | November 9, 2009; 01:38 PM ET | Comments (2)

Why Wait, Dan?

If Dan Snyder has an idea of who he wants to coach the team next year, why not bring that person in now?

By David Aldridge | October 21, 2009; 09:55 AM ET | Comments (10)

Consensual Victims

Redskins fans feel like Charlie Brown and Daniel Snyder is Lucy, with the football.

By David Aldridge | September 4, 2009; 09:08 AM ET | Comments (15)

Eagles Fit Vick

The Birds got what Vick needs, and they play in Philly, a town with a history of embracing the hardscrabble black athlete.

By David Aldridge | August 14, 2009; 03:29 AM ET | Comments (15)

Why Not, Redskins?

If somehow he can escape this with less than a year, wouldn't you take a look?

By David Aldridge | April 6, 2009; 08:28 AM ET | Comments (5)

T.O.'s Longest Yard

Terrell Owens has no one but himself to blame for his current predicament.

By David Aldridge | March 6, 2009; 09:35 AM ET | Comments (4)

Father Jones Knows Best

I think this policy is profound. In fact, I have just put a gag order on my family.

By David Aldridge | February 23, 2009; 08:03 AM ET | Comments (2)

Favre Vexes Me

I'd certainly put Favre in the top 10, but number one? Nope.

By David Aldridge | February 12, 2009; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (3)

Outlook Not So Good

I think Whisenhunt is the real deal, but I wonder about his judgment if he had to fire two assistants after they made the Super Bowl.

By David Aldridge | February 11, 2009; 06:10 AM ET | Comments (1)

On the 7th Day God?

If two men, equally devout, are on opposite teams, how does God decide who wins? And what does He say to the loser? Pray harder next time?

By David Aldridge | February 4, 2009; 09:27 AM ET | Comments (4)

Great Now, Not Always

The Steelers stunk for 40 years before Chuck Noll came on the scene.

By David Aldridge | February 3, 2009; 11:18 AM ET | Comments (8)

Great Ending Only

My personal favorite was Super 13. I watched the game on a big screen at the Gateway Tour Center in SW, with other fans, at a party hosted by WMAL's Ken Beatrice. One of his small "thank-yous" to all the people who listened and called into his show. I was 13. Life was good.

By David Aldridge | February 2, 2009; 09:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

St. Louis Symmetry

Steelers 27-17, but that might be my heart talking, not my head.

By David Aldridge | January 30, 2009; 11:52 AM ET | Comments (2)

If Namath Then Warner

I have to admit, if the Cardinals pull the upset in Tampa, that may be enough for me.

By David Aldridge | January 21, 2009; 09:50 AM ET | Comments (2)

 
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