It’s rare in football — well, any sport, really — that both teams can come out of matchup feeling good. Sunday’s bout between the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins may have been one of those rare instances. The Redskins won 45-41 at home in a much-needed win for a team that had high expectations coming off a late run to the playoffs last season. The Bears, meanwhile, hung in tough Cheap Throwback NFL Jerseys on the road while dealing with a slew of injuries that would have crippled most teams.
Even though every talking head and analyst tried to beat this point over the head last night, the truth is that yesterday’s win did smack of the same kind of vibe from the end of last season. The feeling inside FedEx, the way the Redskins gutted out an extremely late victory, the confidence this team put on display in the closing minutes of a tight game…it was all there. I won’t go so far as to predict the same kind of run we had last year, but what I think is extremely important is that we got back to that feeling.
I understand. I get it. I was one of those guys. I played defense growing up. I was a headhunter. Even sometimes on the offensive side, I played that way. But with rules in place, you’ve gotta respect it.”
For his part, Meriweather did not see anything wrong with any of his hits, which is precisely the problem. Per the article:
“I feel like every hit that I took was a legit hit,” he said, per the Washington Post. “I wasn’t trying to be dirty. I wasn’t trying to hurt nobody. I didn’t launch with my head. I used my shoulder like they told me to do. Everything I did was a pointer from them (league officials)…. You’ve Cheap Team Soccer Jerseys just got to play. There ain’t nothing I can do about it. I just go out there and play.”
Should Meriweather get suspended for any length of time, the Redskins will have to go with Bacarri Rambo according to the team’s depth chart.