Today The Washington Redskins travel up to Philadelphia to butt heads with the Eagles. And it’s gonna be a tough one – division games are always tough. Particularly in The NFC East, arguably The NFL’s toughest, most decorated (& most glamorous) division.
10:06am (3 hours before Kickoff)
It’s funny in an ironic sorta way that Washington’s a 1-point favorite in this matchup, even though The Skins are the road team. Don’t get me wrong here; I’m glad that they’re favored, since we are the better team at 6-5-1 on the season. Meanwhile, Philly comes into the day at 5-7.
While that isn’t a strong record for the Eagles, it should be mentioned that the birds are breaking in a Rookie Head Coach & Quarterback. Naturally, I don’t watch every ballgame of theirs, but to me they’ve been surprisingly good this year. Not to mention that this represents the 3rd road game in a row for my Skins. Not good. Especially since they lost the previous two ballgames as the visitors. Very not good!
And we need this one too baby – as it stands, The Redskins come into the day as the 7th seed in The NFC (in terms of playoff positioning). The bad news is that only the top 6 get in, so there’s work left to do. And honestly, the Eagles show up at the perfect time. We’ve Won our last 4 games in a row against those suckas [Yo, they’re kinda like our go-to gal. You know that chick that is just down for you? Anytime you need a little kitty, no matter what time o night it is, you can always give her a holla]. So yeah, it’s good to see the Eagles on deck.
And dammit, we better Win. Not only because we need the game: you know, getting into the playoffs and all. But the irony is that I work with a lotta Eagles fans, even though I live and work in the home territory of The Redskins (shit, there are a gang of Ravens fans on the job too). Matter-of-fact, I’m the only Skins Fan at work. Well, there’s one other dude, but he ain’t into football like that. So it’s just me. And I want nothing more than to stick it to those guys come Monday morning. Because if we drop this one, they’re gonna give me hell. Count on that.
Oddly enough, I didn’t put any dough on the game. Normally in these circumstances, I’d have something on it – nothing crazy, just enough to have the last laugh come Monday. But the deal for me this time around is I just wanna see the boys Win. That’s all. I’m keeping it short and sweet like that.
So on Gameday morning I pen this post as I drink my coffee, just hoping for a Redskins Win. Hopefully, come about 4:30 this afternoon, Daddy will be happy & content with a Washington Redskins Victory.
Cuz like I said…we need this one.