Washington Redskins trail of tears
At thirty years of age, Rex Grossman is no papoose. He led the Florida Gators to the 2000 SEC Championship, the 2001 Sugar Bowl, 2002 Orange Bowl, and 2003 Outback Bowl and was runner-up for the Heisman Trophy. (If he had won that it would have jinxed him, but he didn’t.)
He played for da-Bears in Chicago in 2003 and led them to the NFL Championship, and then he went to Houston as a backup and then followed Shanahan 2 to the Redskins.
What’s right and wrong with this picture?
First, Rex is talented. Second, he slid out of the Bears and into Houston, downgraded as a back-up and slipped into the Redskins as a back-up. Back-up is wrong for the talented Grossman.
Juxtapose this picture with Donavan McNabb, the highly experienced and successful (Super-almost) QB. McNabb departed the Eagles because he was suspect. His added ingredient to any team is “almost.” When you add “almost” to the Redskins “confused and not-quite” you get “losers.”
What else did McNabb do? He spared Rex Grossman tarnish from the first year of the Shanahan duo as the coaching powerhouse “still materializing.” Rex will pop up today against the Cowboys and the “Indians” will whip’m.
Then, Redskin Grossman will spark renewed interest among the die-hard fans for next season. The fun will begin when the Shanahans and the front office assemble the start of the Shanahan dynasty.
Call 2010 a “false start.”
December 19, 2010
Has Mike Shanahan not seen Rex Grossman play? I know Donovan McNabb is struggling, but Rex Grossman? Really?
Based on recent history, this benching can only mean one thing: Another contract extension for McNabb.
Did anyone hear Shanahan go into Lovie Smith mode and say "Rex is our quarterback" recently?
Leaders and Legends? That's the best the Big Ten could do?
They wanted to attach names of real Big Ten legends to the divisions (Bo Schembechler or Woody Hayes), but the meathead fans at some schools protested because they wanted their "legends" recognized. That's why each team is represented in the long list of new Big Ten postseason awards.
That new Big Ten logo is equally as bad. Though it was pointed out that the "G" could easily be converted to form an imbedded "6" when four more schools inevitably join the league.
Why does the Big Ten feel it necessary to always imbed a number into its logo?
So Kerry Wood supposedly turned down more money and multiple years from the Yankees (27 World Series titles) and the White Sox (2005 World Series title) for a one-year, $1.5-million deal from the Cubs (no titles in 102 years) because he wants to be a Cub? Yeah, that makes sense.
Maybe he wants to be the next Ron Santo.
OK, but even Santo played one year for the White Sox.
You mean Wood wants to end his career as a beloved Cubs player who never helped the team win a title, then moves up to the radio booth to contribute nothing to broadcasts except, "Oh no!"
Quick, name a beloved Cubs player who has won a title.
OK ... how about Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance? Long since dead, but beloved nonetheless.
I'd say SIU Edwardsville had about as bad a start as you can imagine after trailing Indiana 24-0 on Friday.
OK IU, we get it, you can now beat up on bad teams. Now, can we actually see you beat a quality team?
I'm sure that nonconference schedule will start getting tough again with some quality players on the way.”"
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