It can be challenging being a young kid with what seems like endless wealth. You’re constantly in the eye of the media and it can seem like everyone is out to get you.
I’m basing that assumption purely off of the HBO Series Ballers. I am a 25-year old kid who’s a Bartender and wears the same pair of jeans at least 10 times. It’s gross I get it, move on.
Dwayne, you haven’t nearly lived up to your expectations, you’ve lost the starting job multiple times. It’s safe to say you’re a draft bust. You are still a part of that team. Staying healthy is still crucial to your team, especially this time of year.
I get it, sex is cool, you need to blow off steam, but this is your lively hood. Going around and fucking with your health and the health of your teammates isn’t okay. It’s a fucking pandemic.
When the general media sees photos like this it catches like wildfire. You have to know that. Putting yourself In an awful situation is only hurting your future.
Washington is heading in the right direction, but sadly you shouldn’t be a part of it. You are doing nothing but hindering their success.
Washington has done an amazing job drafting running backs over the past three years.
On the other side of that, they have also done a great job at drafting running backs who are apparently made of glass.
This year feels different. My gut is yelling at me about how this will be the year the Washington Football Team (god I hate that) puts it together!
Everyone expects Guice to shine when he is healthy, two of his three seasons at LSU were 1000 yard seasons. He has the athletic ability, he just also has the knees of an 80 year old.
They also have Frank Gore Lite with Adrian Peterson. He has still managed to find success in his two years with Washington in 2018 he put up a 1000 yard season and 2019, 898 yards. He is still putting up numbers at the age of 35, but his clock is ticking.
So, if Adrian is expected to decline and Guice is a perennial question mark. Who is next?
Well I’ll tell you reader! Can I start by saying how elegant you look today? Love the shirt! Where’d you get those shoes? Oh. You’re reading this on the toilet… this is awkward.
They have a second year stud in Bryce Love sitting in the backfield somewhere. Love was second in the nation in rushing yards and rushing yards per game in 2017. Yeah, I can look at Wikipedia, nbd.
Bryce Love clearly has the ability to be a strong RB, it’s just a matter of him staying healthy. He was out last year with an ACL tear before he could even play a game.
Now let me tell y’all about my favorite underrated prospect from the draft that isn’t named Cole McDonald or AJ Dillon. That man is Antonio Gibson. The (offensive) Swiss Army knife of this years draft.
Gibson is booked as an RB, but he took more snaps at WR at Memphis. In two years, he amassed 834 receiving yards off 44 receptions and also managed 369 rushing yards with 10 tds. On top of all that, he is also a return specialist with 4 tds and 647 yards. (Stats bitch.)
The benefit of Gibson is also the issue with Gibson. Jack of all trades, master of none. Where exactly does he fit into the Washington Football Team’s (still sucks to say) system?
They have a weak WR core so I assume most of his snaps will go there, but as I mentioned before, their RB depth chart looks more like an IR list. Bank heavy on Gibson to get his chance in the backfield, but I would expect to se whim line up in the slot.
If I’m Riverboat Ron, I am beyond pumped about how my offense looks, but who does he choose? AP is a great option, but you are limiting your future with him as RB1. I would run a committee. Allow AP to teach the young RBs by letting them get snaps.
That’s the smart idea.
The balls to the wall James approach is more fun. Ship off the Vet, make Guice your RB 1, Love would be your 2 and then use Gibson intermittently, but put him at WR and watch him shine. Balls meet wall. Wall meet balls.
The Washington Football Team (god it’s awful) has a decently talented QB with Haskins. Ron Rivera needs to be able to use all of his weapons to spread the offense and give his young QB a chance. In my personal opinion. It all starts with the backfield and giving him the ability to draw the defense in and use his arm for the long game.
Washington. Dan Snyder. Are you serious? Have you ever heard “doing nothing can be as worse as causing harm”?
People have been waiting for you to change your problematic name for weeks and you decide to go with The Washington Football team?
Red Wolves, Red Tails, Sentinels, I mean shit call yourselves the indigenous people anything but the Football Team.
That’s like what happens when you get a sports video game with no rights to use team names.
You know what strikes fear in the hearts of other teams? The Football team of Washington. They announced this the same day that Seattle decided to call themselves the Kraken. That is Badass. The Washington Football team? Dumb. You got beat by Seattle….
Dan Snyder is the dude at the bar who talks to all the hot girls but then gets rejected and goes home to give him self some “self love”.
Is this because of the real estate agent that trademarked the names? You decided to settle because you’re too stubborn to pay the man?
Dan, you’re a simp. Sell the team, name it something cool and Ohh yeah HAVE A WINNING SEASON!
I am never going to pretend that I am a college football writer. I am an average guy who went to a D3 school and enjoyed watching football on Saturdays. I have no bias. I have no team. That being said, let me give you my bullet points for what I am excited to see on Saturday.
#2 Alabama Vs. University of South Carolina
USC started off the year in a bad way with a hard loss to UNC. They then went on to play Charleston Southern and kick their dicks in with their freshmen Quarterback, Ryan Hilinski leading the way. It was a good game to boost the confidence of this kid. Now he has to go in and face Alabama. The key to this game is playing perfect football. I know that sounds dumb, but that what you have to do to beat Saban and his boys. One turnover can turn the tides for or against you. I’m not ready to put Bama on upset watch, but I will always root for them to collapse.
Kansas Vs. Boston College
The Eagles have looked like a different team this year. Aj Dillon is healthy and Anthony Brown has looked amazing under center. They both are making a case for BC to be ranked and appreciated in the ACC. The Jayhawks don’t seem confident in the QB, Carter Stanley. He is going to have to do better than last week where he threw for 107 yards, no touchdowns, and two interceptions. BC is going to be looking for the big play and the Kansas defense has to be ready to defend against that or they will end up like Virginia Tech.
Florida State Vs. #25 Virginia
Florida State what happened to you? You Barely beat out ULM last week, then the week before that you collapsed and lost to Boise State. You have the talent to win you just aren’t producing. Virginia is out to prove that their hype is fitting. This game means more to FSU. For a program of their caliber, they cannot afford to spend three years un-ranked. My take, it’s time to put Hornibrook in and let him lead you to a win.
Hawaii Vs. #23 Washington
If you have read my previous post *cough cough* here *cough cough* You know how high I am on Hawaii this year. They have a chance to capitalize on a falling Washington team that lost to Cal last week. Washington is going to look to take advantage of the above average defense of the Rainbow Warriors. I still think my boy Cole McDonald (had a farm) will burn through Washington.
#1 Clemson Vs. Syracuse
Syracuse is going into this as a four touchdown underdog. If you’re shocked raise your hand….nope…no one? Okay. HOWEVER, Syracuse fans still have the memory of 2017 when they upset #2 Clemson. This is not that team. Trevor Lawrence is equal parts good at football and good at getting mistaken for a girl at a bar. The Tigers defense looks really good so far this year and I don’t expect that to change. For Syracuse to pull another upset, the key will be pressing the young defensive line and testing out the ability of their Linebackers. Even with all that, I still believe Clemson leaves here with a win.