Home Sports Redskin Opening statement doesn’t wipe away WFT’s past but provides hope for future SportsRedskin Opening statement doesn’t wipe away WFT’s past but provides hope for future September 14, 2020 4 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Those of you old enough to remember when Brian Mitchell ran roughshod on the Cowboys on “Monday Night Football” to open the 1993 season for Richie Petitbon or when Ryan Kerrigan came up with a pick-six in the first game of his rookie season in 2011 to make Mike Shanahan a winner in his D.C. debut against the Giants understand that we can’t build the plaster cast for Ron Rivera for his WFT Canton bust just yet. But: 27 unanswered points against the defending NFC East champion Eagles and a 27-17 opening-day victory at FedEx Field over Philly is not nothing. It’s a step in the right direction for a franchise that desperately needs to turn the page toward something resembling not-horrendous. On a weird, fanless day at FedEx Field, with no crowd noise pumped in, the home team created its own energy with an electric second half. “I’m not sure who played for us in the first quarter in burgundy,” Rivera said afterward via Zoom,… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ‘We’ve got a bunch of hungry guys’: How Penn State will replace Micah Parsons [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Scott Turner Presser: Dwayne Haskins needs to focus on making the right play, instead of the big play In extending Marlon Humphrey, the Ravens again show that they’ll spend on DBs Ron Rivera ‘wasn’t feeling well’ after returning to practice Thursday [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Rewarding Moments In Washington History: Washington Bests The Ravens An Overtime Thriller Chase Young, Steven Sims DNP in practice, Terry McLaurin limited with thigh injury A torn ACL, Garth Snow and some luck: How the Leafs stole Morgan Rielly at No. 5 Why the NBA should be rooting for the Miami Heat [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – What it was like to be at a Washington Football Team game in 2020 [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 10/1: Looking Back At Dontrelle Inman's Journey To Washington Predictions review: What I got right and wrong about the 2019-20 NHL season [Washington Post] – Ron Rivera’s ‘cutoff point’ for Dwayne Haskins might be less of a threat, more of a challenge LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.