Your Bold Prediction - 2019 Edition

One of many experimental iterations ...

Neophyte

GM
Staff member
Joined
Jun 30, 2009
Messages
8,462
Reaction score
96
Points
203
Location
Dallas



As we all eagerly await the start of Training Camp in a couple of weeks, we want your Bold Predictions for the 2019 season. So put on your thinking cap, consider carefully all the various ideas running around in you head and boil it down to one. When you have your ONE bold prediction, come back here and put in down in this thread for all of posterity, that way, come January, we can laud your Kreskin like abilities...or make fun of you. Whichever shoe fits best.

Your bold prediction can about an individual player, a group of players (ie - LB corp, the offense, etc), the coaching staff, front office, or the whole of the team in general.

And....go.
 

Boone

GM
Staff member
Joined
Apr 11, 2009
Messages
39,744
Reaction score
861
Points
1,944
Location
Greensboro, NC

Marine Corps Virginia

Terry McLaurin has over 75 receptions and 1000+ receiving yards as a rookie.

It will happen.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

Ax

The Ugly American
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Jul 22, 2009
Messages
14,951
Reaction score
205
Points
343

Clinch the NFC East, week 15
 

Elephant

The Commissioner
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2009
Messages
24,642
Reaction score
302
Points
1,113

Florida State

Cole Holcomb gets runner up for defensive rookie of the year.
 

Kel Varnsen

2019 BGO Ballers Champ
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Oct 5, 2010
Messages
2,163
Reaction score
90
Points
48
Location
Kernersville, NC

High Point

Josh Doctson is traded either before the season or during the season before the trade deadline.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

fansince62

The All-Time Great
Joined
Jul 22, 2009
Messages
16,239
Reaction score
80
Points
328


Mr Sweat registers 10 or more sacks.
 

Win4us

Super Bowl MVP
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Nov 18, 2012
Messages
9,475
Reaction score
130
Points
218
Location
Chugiak, Alaska

Air Force

Jordan Reed gets hurt and misses at least 1 game

&

With Kevin O'connel running the offense like a boss, we jump up to top 10 in total offense.
 

DieselPwr44

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Aug 4, 2009
Messages
5,710
Reaction score
114
Points
143
Location
Sparta,NC


Josh Doctson will have a break out year. His coming out party.

Laugh all you want but you know this to be true. Why?

Because he will be a free agent at season's end. He'll have a great season and management and the fanbase will be talking about wanting to keep him.
So then, it falls to Bruce...and we all know how bad he sucks when it comes to contract negotiation,franchise tags, etc. and it will turn into another drama filled,hot mess like it always does.

It's the Redskins Way....
 

Boone

GM
Staff member
Joined
Apr 11, 2009
Messages
39,744
Reaction score
861
Points
1,944
Location
Greensboro, NC

Marine Corps Virginia

Josh Doctson will have a break out year. His coming out party.

Laugh all you want but you know this to be true. Why?

Because he will be a free agent at season's end. He'll have a great season and management and the fanbase will be talking about wanting to keep him.
So then, it falls to Bruce...and we all know how bad he sucks when it comes to contract negotiation,franchise tags, etc. and it will turn into another drama filled,hot mess like it always does.

It's the Redskins Way....
I LOL-ed. But honestly, the idea that guys suck with us, go elsewhere, and suddenly become Pro Bowlers is an urban legend. All NFL fans believe this happens commonly, but I think the truth is that it rarely occurs. As for Bruce typically screwing up contract negotiations in some epic way, is that really true DP? Yeah, we have the current Trent situation (although that's yet to be determined and they may figure it out). How does Allen deserve criticism here? They signed Trent to a huge contract. The fact that the market changed after that, it happens every couple of years at one position or another. Maybe Trent either shouldn't have signed that contract, or should man up and shut up and live up to the contract he himself signed? Of course, the situation that most drives this type of discussion is how they managed the Kirk situation. I think that particular case can be argued either way, and the winning argument may depend on whether he ultimately takes the next step as a QB in Minnesota. But that was a pretty unique situation and had they signed him to some mega-deal early, it's quite possible Allen would be getting gutted because it didn't produce any difference on the field and crippled us with the salary cap.

I could also argue that Allen has pulled off some pretty potentially great player acquisitions. Getting Reuben Foster for nothing. Grabbing Guice so late in the draft after using a 1st rounder on a great player. Getting Haskins and Montez Sweat in successive picks. Stealing Landon Collins away from a division rival. Maybe Allen does suck at contract negotiations but he has also shown some skill and creativity in recent years that he should get credit for.

As far as Doctson - color me skeptical he's capable of having a break out anything. I just don't see the confidence, drive, and consistent talent for him to be anything other than a red zone option. I think if we were going to see it, we would have. But anything is possible I suppose. I think Haskins is going to make all of our WRs look a lot better.
 

Burgundy Burner

Coaching Staff
Staff member
Joined
Oct 1, 2009
Messages
23,809
Reaction score
226
Points
1,093
Location
Memphis, TN

Virginia

Daron Payne is solid at defensive tackle and can get you three or four sacks on the season, but this year he ends up with an amazing thirteen sacks!

He records four sacks in the first Giants game. Two more in the Dolphins game. Two more in the second Giants game. One sack in each of the following games: 49ers, Vikings, Lions, Panthers, and Packers.
 

DieselPwr44

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Aug 4, 2009
Messages
5,710
Reaction score
114
Points
143
Location
Sparta,NC


Maybe I didn't word it the right way? What I'm trying to say is that it would be the Redskins luck for this to happen with Doctson.

As far as Bruce goes, he's the guy at the Flea Market arguing with the guy over a $2 pair of work gloves.

"We want to draft Redskins and see them get to their second contract"- whatever happened to that?

He's going to screw around and lose a home grown Pro bowl guard....
 

SkinsOrlando

Searching for the 6 fingered man
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Dec 12, 2009
Messages
1,797
Reaction score
39
Points
48
Location
Orlando, FL

Kent State

I'll have a **** load of fun, cuz that's why we're here, excuse my language...we piss and moan in harmony some more than others, ahem El, heres my prediction, guice and Thompson com ined go for 2000 all purpose yards.
 

Boone

GM
Staff member
Joined
Apr 11, 2009
Messages
39,744
Reaction score
861
Points
1,944
Location
Greensboro, NC

Marine Corps Virginia

Maybe I didn't word it the right way? What I'm trying to say is that it would be the Redskins luck for this to happen with Doctson.

As far as Bruce goes, he's the guy at the Flea Market arguing with the guy over a $2 pair of work gloves.

"We want to draft Redskins and see them get to their second contract"- whatever happened to that?

He's going to screw around and lose a home grown Pro bowl guard....
Who are the great players we've lost because we couldn't get them to sign a 2nd contract? I would argue that's not been the problem. The problem is we haven't had a lot of guys on the roster who were talented enough to be 'must have' 2nd contract signings. I don't know - I just think that 'issue' is overblown. If we end up losing Trent and can't get Scherff resigned, I'll be more worried. But neither of those things have happened yet.

There IS a salary cap. And we don't know if Scherff is trying to gouge the team for some ridiculous figure any more than we know the team is low-balling him. We also don't know if the $$ is the only factor involved here. And I'll keep saying it - it's just as much up to Scherff as to whether he remains in DC as it is on Bruce Allen, yet I don't hear anyone blasting him for not getting a deal done :)

I get what you were saying about Doctson - but even if he had a good year (lets be honest, even a respectable decent year would represent a 'break out' season for this guy), it's hardly going to be a big loss if he departs. His NFL career has been mostly a yawner. I wouldn't risk a big contract on him even if he takes off this year.

And DP - not meaning to follow you around beating on you. I understand your perspective. I'm trying hard to be hopefully optimistic and, frankly, I think we've seen some really positive trends the past few seasons. I'm not going to beat on Allen for things that haven't even occurred yet. And we give players a pass in most cases. As we saw with Kirk - they don't always deserve it. I don't know everything there is to know regarding Trent's situation. But I do know that if you sign a contract, you did so freely with no gun held to your head. Stop your bitching, act like the 'Team Captain' you supposedly deserve to be, and live up to the contract you signed. I really believe Scherff will get a great offer. If all he is about is the $$, that's not on the Redskins.

And now I'm done hijacking this thread.

Bold predictions anyone?
 
Last edited:

DieselPwr44

The Owner's Favorite
Joined
Aug 4, 2009
Messages
5,710
Reaction score
114
Points
143
Location
Sparta,NC


I don't consider it beating on me....lol... we're all fans here, even though we're frustrated as hell with the on field product, we all want to see the team have success.

I look at this place as we're brothers and sisters here. Sure, we may disagree and get snarky as hell at each other at times but in the end, when someday the team finally has success, we'll all be hoisting beers and celebrating together. :)
 

Elephant

The Commissioner
Joe Gibbs Club Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2009
Messages
24,642
Reaction score
302
Points
1,113

Florida State

I could also argue that Allen has pulled off some pretty potentially great player acquisitions. Getting Reuben Foster for nothing. Grabbing Guice so late in the draft after using a 1st rounder on a great player. Getting Haskins and Montez Sweat in successive picks. Stealing Landon Collins away from a division rival. Maybe Allen does suck at contract negotiations but he has also shown some skill and creativity in recent years that he should get credit for.
Why on earth should we give him credit for any of those moves...not one of those players have played a single down so we're talking about their potential as some sort of proof that Allen has been successful?

Here's the proper measure of success under Bruce Allen's tenure leading this team...

42-70 minus the 2 years w/ McGloughan
59-84-1 with those 2 years

And at Tampa he was 38-42.

Bruce Allen is a terrible GM, just terrible and there is no denying it.
 

fansince62

The All-Time Great
Joined
Jul 22, 2009
Messages
16,239
Reaction score
80
Points
328


Who are the great players we've lost because we couldn't get them to sign a 2nd contract?
Champ Bailey for one. He wanted out cuz the Skins woiuldn't pay. 12 time pro bowler. Played 10 seasons for Denver. We trade him AND a second round pick for Clinton Portis. Portis? Good Redskin. 2 Pro Bowls (one as a Skin). 7 seasons for Skins.

Let's face it, since 92, with the exception of the Gibbs years, there has been no team culture of winning. No feel for how to win. Too many coaching changes. Only one constant for the most part.
 
Last edited:

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Total: 1, Members: 0, Guests: 1)

Private conversations
Help Users
    You haven't joined any rooms.
    Chat 0
    Top