Disappointment, decades of it

The life of a fan of a team in the National Football League can be a Jekyll and Hyde experience. In just the 17 weeks of a NFL season you can experience an array of emotions. As a true fan, or fanatic, you will often feel the same as the coaches and players. However, being a fan of the Washington Redskins means being one thing, decades of disappointment.

It all started for me in the fall of ’88.…

Robert Griffin III

Real Robert Griffin III please stand up, he has!

In the NFL, the quarterback is often seen as the staple of a team. If a roster does not have a franchise QB the team is mediocre at best. In 2012, the Washington Redskins thought that they had finally drafted the guy to become that franchise QB. Turns out they may have been wrong. Would the real Robert Griffin III please stand up, wait, he has!

Now don’t get me wrong, in 2012 I was as enamored with this kid just as the rest of the league and Redskins fans were.…

TPF’s Fives: Week 10 Rankings

Someone recently asked me “why do you only five at a time?” It’s because that’s all we care about. If you can’t find your team, they either aren’t good enough, don’t suck enough, or had nothing too interesting happen this week. The main reason is because I don’t have enough time to write everything I want to say about 32 teams and you guys don’t want to read eight pages worth of ranting. Anyways…Week 10’s rankings see some old faces return to the top five and the bottom five.…

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