Dan Snyder may have reached his Waterloo. The buffoonish owner of the Washington Redskins has done some stupid things in the past, but nothing compares to this latest stunt.
They say sports and politics don't mix. One sportswriter disagrees with that. In fact, he would argue that professional sports has always been political and has been a positive force in shaping American society.
The Redskins suspension of Albert Haynesworth for the final four games of the season, for the catch-all "conduct detrimental" category -- read insubordination -- was a long time coming.
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Stud of the Week: Michael Vick. No contest. Threw for 4 TDs and over 300 yards, ran for 2 TDs and 80 yards. He was out of control good. If you look up "off the hook" in the dictionary, you'll see his picture.
All the bye weeks are over. Now it's a race to the playoffs. And surprisingly (or at least, surprising me), the Eagles are in it.
Did you hear that there's a QB controversy? And it doesn't involve the Eagles? That by itself is enough to get to me to do The Happy Dance.
Manning playing in a different uniform certainly seems sacrilegious, but as we know from recent events in Green Bay and Philadelphia, anything can happen.
In DC, it's not the elections garnering the lion's share of discussion. It's the late-game benching of Washington Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb.
Well, the Eagles (and Giants) were on bye, but not everyone had the weekend off. Stud of the week: my newsystem for my picks. With the MNF Texans/Col...
Stud of the game: I can't say Donovan, can I? Then my second choice would have to be LeSean McCoy who, although he didn't get in the endzone, had 174 yards combined rushing and receiving
Redskins at Eagles? This game is huge. DMac comes back to the Linc for the first time as a Redskin. You know he has a huge chip on his shoulder, starting with the infamous draft day booing and going all the way up to this past Easter weekend,
Albert Haynesworth has been unfairly singled out by head coach Mike Shanahan. It's been a battle of wills that Shanahan is intent on winning, but Haynesworth is not backing down.
My boy this week? Trevor Laws, who recorded six tackles, a sack, and two deflected passes on a day when our D only allowed three points.
The seasonal transitions of sports are a built-in safeguard against despair.
Time to dip into the mailbag and some questions about the recent round of collective bargaining between the NFL and its union and the Albert Haynesworth-Washington Redskins imbroglio.