While the Redskins’ official blog, blog.redskins.com, is still touting hope, avid commenters on the site are more realistic about the team. Here’s a sampling.
Q: What do you call 47 millionaires sitting around a TV watching the Super Bowl?
A: The Washington Redskins.
Q: What do the Redskins and Billy Graham have in common?
A: They both can make 70,000 people stand up and yell “Jesus Christ!”
Q: How do you keep the Redskins out of your yard?
A: Put up a goal post.
Q: Where do you go in DC in case of a tornado?
A: To FedEx Field—they never have a touchdown there.
Q: What do you call a Redskin with a Super Bowl ring?
A: Senior citizen.
Q: What’s the difference between the Redskins and a dollar bill?
A: You can still get four quarters out of a dollar bill.
Q: What do the Redskins and opossums have in common?
A: Both play dead at home and get killed on the road.