When It Comes To The Redskins I Have Plenty To Be Thankful For

Sometimes, although not intentional…I believe that my site gives off negative vibes towards the Redskins. I guess the 13 wins and 29 losses over the past 3 seasons have contributed to the negativity. The truth is I love the Redskins more than most things in life and they’ve given me many things to be thankful for over the last 30+ years.

Ladies and gentlemen I give you my list of Redskins related things that I’m thankful for…in chronological order from when I was a kid until now.

I’m thankful for:

The single bar helmet worn by Mark Moseley and Joe Theismann

Moseley’s straight on kicking style

Joe Gibbs

Jack Kent Cooke not firing Gibbs after his 0-5 start

The 1981 draft

Joe Bugel

The Hogs

The Fun Bunch

The Smurfs

50 gut

We want Dallas

Dexter Manley sacking Danny White

Darryl Grant high-stepping

70 chip

Loosen up Sandy baby…your too tight

Darrell Green running down Tony Dorsett

Players dressing in army fatigues for the Dallas game

Art Monk

Getting Gary Clark, Ricky Sanders, Kelvin Bryant & Doug Williams from the USFL

The replacements (scabs)

Neal Olkewicz and Dave Butts

Darrell Green hurdling Cap Boso

Green batting down Wade Wilson’s pass

35 points in the 2nd quarter of the 1987 Super Bowl

Timmy Smith doing the cabbage patch

Where’s Ricky Sanders?

Wilber Marshall

The Posse

The 1991 Skins

The safety tandem of Brad Edwards & Danny Copeland

Monte Coleman

RFK

In Gus we trust

1999 NFC East Champs

Drafting LaVar Arrington & Chris Samuels

Clinton Portis first run in a Redskins uniform

Cooooooley

Santana Moss vs. the Cowboys

The 2005 playoff run

Redskins 35 Cowboys 7 Phillip Daniels 4 sacks, Cooley 3 TD’s

Sean Taylor

The 2007 playoff run

London Fletcher, Lorenzo Alexander, Reed Doughty

Hope…

Happy Thanksgiving.

Cheers and Hail

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