The Redskins just can’t do anything right

The Skins got absolutely embarrassed at home on national TV on Monday Night Football, losing 31–15 to the Bears.

It wasn’t even as close as that score would indicate. Washington trailed 28–3 at halftime, which was when the team had scheduled its tribute to former linebacker London Fletcher. Surely the team couldn’t be embarrassed further when the players weren’t even on the field, right?

How hard is it to have somebody proofread your jumbotron graphics? It’s a little thing, but it’s emblematic of how this franchise has been run for quite some time. They haven’t won a playoff game in since 2005. They haven’t won double-digit games since they ran their franchise QB into the ground. The team president repeatedly referred to his new franchise quarterback by the wrong name during a prolonged contract dispute. They don’t even know how to properly stir Gatorade.

It’s just a clown show top to bottom, and it always will be as long as Dan Snyder is in charge. That’s why, when Fletcher began his speech with “To Daniel Snyder and the rest of the Redskins organization,” it elicited possibly the strongest crowd reaction of the whole ceremony (at the 2:55 mark).

Snyder must have been up in the owner’s box, sneering and counting his money.

Props to Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia resident Hakim Law couldn’t resist taking a jab at the Eagles after he played the role of hero in a house fire. Law helped rescue several children from the burning building and in an interview afterwards said he caught the kids “unlike Agholor.”

Credit where it’s due, though—Nelson Agholor himself reached out on Twitter to say he was inviting Law to the next Eagles game.

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