The 39-yard run for Brandon Jacobs was more than enough for me to determine that this game versus the Giants was over. The Giants when on to score off of a Jacobs carry and you saw all you needed to see.
The Redskins came into this game today looking to prove they were different. In many ways they are a better team than they had been in recent years, but in many ways the same. The Giants, not the Eagles or Cowboys, have significantly been the torn in the side of the Redskins. This torn, by the way, is the size of a combat dagger. If the Redskins were serious about proving they are a better off that they have been, then they needed to beat the Giants. That was not the case.
I am writing this article with 1:49 left on the clock for the second half. Yes, the Redskins have a chance to come back and win this game. They have a chance because of the “any given Sunday” theory. But nope, not this Sunday and perhaps not this season. The Redskins may win the next three after this and lose to the Giants to close out the season 8 and 8 after a season ending loss to the Giants. But despite a possible four game improvement, they are still the same team.
I feel that the Giants are the class of this division, not the Eagles or Cowboys. They’ve done well consistently and even won the Super Bowl. That is the measure that each team is judged by. Until, the Redskins beat New York…it is more or less all the same around here.
Let’s be honest Skins fans, we love this team. I love this team. But what makes us think this team can play in the playoffs if they cannot even compete on Broadway?
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