For those of you new to our blog (thanks for reading by the way), I am a fan of the Washington Redskins. For the overwhelming majority of my adult life, this has not been a fun fact. I’ve grown accustomed to being nervous every single Sunday watching the Redskins play. I am also used to “fans” falling in and out of love with the team. For over a decade, I’ve listened to sports talk radio. Fans for the Washington Redskins (including yours truly) are emotionally unstable. Every week, it seems like we are calling for someone to get fired or cut. After the first 4 games of 2012 alone, I’ve heard for the firing/cutting of both Mike and Kyle Shannahan, Danny Smith (special teams coach), WR Josh Morgan, CB DeAngelo Hall, and new to this list: kicker Billy Cundiff.
Typically, I believe in giving players/coaches multiple chances and opportunities to perform well before I jump out there and yell “GET RID OF HIM!”. Even a few weeks ago when seemingly all of Redskins nation wanted to cut Josh Morgan for his mental mistake in St. Louis, I kept pretty level-headed. Well friends…yesterday I was one of the crazies! After watching Billy Cundiff miss 3 field goals before making the game winner, I was enraged! Even though Cundiff hit the game winner, I still wanted the Redskins to board the plane home and leave Cundiff in Tampa. Like seriously Leave. Him. There. Continue reading