It’s a Wonderful (Redskin) Life: Why Washington Should’ve Kept Champ Bailey

August 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Washington Redskins' faithful are pumped for the Donovan McNabb era in football.
It will commence in a few weeks officially, but, for Redskin die-hards, I'd like to take the time to remind you, even if your new quarterback launches a 50-yard touchdown strike to Santana Moss on his first pass, cheer loud.
Just don't expect it to be the answer to the Super Bowl (like you may have done so six years ago, with Clinton Portis's first amazing touchdown run in the 2004 season opener).
The emergence of the 22 year old running back, traded by the Denver Broncos for CB Champ Bailey and a 2nd-round pick, gradually deflated as the years dragged on. Redskins' fans thought that Portis was the savior to their meddling offense, but by now, the NFL sport has become a business of (quickly) disposing great running backs in a flash.
To get straight to the point—the Redskins squandered their past six years.
Some may not quickly agree with this opinion, this is ...

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