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WTOP's Rob Woodfork and George Wallace talk Redskins vs. Packers.
There were plenty of intriguing storylines that played out in Week 1. But I was drawn to a familiar narrative from last season: rookie quarterbacks.
On Monday night, Redskins Nation will either be dealt another gut punch or be rewarded for braving eight months of hand-wringing and drama.
Retiring Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis had it all wrong with the use of his "no weapon" phrase recently. Not because it's out of context, but because he worded it incorrectly.
Not only are we getting a steady dose of all things Harbaugh and Lewis, but D.C. fans are being prodded into drinking the purple Kool-Aid and riding alongside our neighbors to the north on their cruise to the Crescent City. To which I politely reply, "Hell no."
The NFL is a "good ol' boys" network for the most part, and owners and GMs tend to hire the guys they already know. While WTOP's Rob Woodfork is all for hiring best man for the job, regardless of skin color, he's staunchly in favor of expanding the pool of available candidates -- and making sure that pool includes more diversity and less nepotism/favoritism.
What an educational divisional round playoff round.
Fans prop up football players for playing when they're hurt and dismiss them as foolhardy when that "heroic" effort falls short.
Even before Wednesday, we knew that Sunday in Charm City would be special.
I've never been happier to be wrong.