Tag Archives: Scot McCloughan

Washington Redskins vs. Oakland Raiders Preview: A Very Good, But Very Beatable Opponent

By | September 22, 2017

The Washington Redskins should be thanking 8-pound, 6-ounce baby Jesus that they escaped Los Angeles with a win against the Rams last Sunday (even though there was no reason that should’ve ended up being a close game)

How Jay Gruden Became The Most Powerful Man In Washington

By | September 19, 2017

On January 9th, 2014, the Washington Redskins hired Jay Gruden to succeed Mike Shanahan as head coach. Gruden, a sought-after coach, cut his teeth through the coaching ranks to finally step out of his brother’s shadow.

Week 2 of the 2017 NFL Season: We Don’t Know What We Know.

By | September 15, 2017

If NFL Week 1 hot takes, Super Bowl proclamations, and panicking football fans were unwelcome relatives, candy, and nuts, then oh what a Christmas we’d have.

2017 NFL Mock Draft, version 2.0 — The “five weeks away” edition

By | March 24, 2017

For the record: I still think mock drafts are stupid.

Time To Say Goodbye To DeSean Jackson

By | December 29, 2016

The 2016-2017 season for the Washington Redskins could end on Sunday, in a heartbreaking loss to the New York Giants (who appear set on playing their starters for some undisclosed duration of time).

The Redskins Running Game: A Perfect Storm of Incompetence

By | September 16, 2016

You’ll have to forgive me if, after the first full weekend of football (with College and the NFL back in full effect), I come off a little testy in this column.

The SemiColumn: Late Spring 2016 Notes and Thoughts

By | May 27, 2016

As a cautionary tale to anyone who might be considering making the same mistake I did: if you’re deciding wedding dates with your fiancée, and you happen to love sports, do NOT choose a wedding date in May or June.