The Washington Times - October 12, 2012, 11:19AM

Sunday

Near as I can tell, the #Redskins came through pre-game warmups unscathed. #Falcons #NFL

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Brady + Manning will meet for 13th time today (reg. season and postseason). Tom leads 8-4. Which 2 HOF QBs met 22 times? #Pats #Colts #NFL

Answer: Dan Marino + Jim Kelly met 22 times. Kelly had a 15-7 edge, including 3-0 in the playoffs. #Pats #Colts #NFL #Dolphins #Bills

Some other HOF QB matchups: Sid Luckman was 6-4 vs. Sammy Baugh. #Redskins #Bears #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Bobby Layne was 4-1 vs. Otto Graham. #Lions #Browns #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Bart Starr was 10-2 vs. Fran Tarkenton. #Packers #Vikings #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Terry Bradshaw was 4-0 vs. Roger Staubach. #Steelers #Cowboys #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos

John Elway was 5-1 vs. Warren Moon. #Broncos #Oilers #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Troy Aikman was 4-3 vs. Steve Young. #Cowboys #49ers #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Len Dawson was 6-2 vs. Joe Namath. #Chiefs #Jets #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

Roger Staubach was 6-3 vs. Fran Tarkenton. #Cowboys #Vikings #NFL #Pats #Colts #Broncos #Dolphins #Bills

The #Redskins have so many media-relations helpers in the press box, I’m surprised they don’t have to declare some of them inactive.

Since 2007, only 15 #NFL RBs have rushed for more yards than the #Redskins‘ recent pickup, Ryan Grant (4,016). (And he was on the street.)

Grant has as many 1,200-yard rushing seasons as Willis McGahee (2) and one more than DeAngelo Williams (1). #Redskins #NFL

You know that gigantic inflated helmet the #Redskins run out of before games? It might be the answer to the #NFL’s  concussion problems.

When your defense is giving up 30 points a game, why would you NOT want the ball after winning the coin toss? #Redskins #Falcons #defer

Couldn’t tweet for a while. Notified ASPCA. They made sure the Internet was restored at FedEx Field. #Redskins #Falcons #NFL

That’s the 3rd TD this season by #Redskins D. One fumble return (Wilson), 2 INTs (Jackson, Kerrigan). #Falcons #NFL

With 4:56 left in the half, it’s #Redskins offense 0, #Falcons offense 0, Redskins defense 7. Who saw this coming? #NFL

If Cundiff misses another FG try, the #Redskins might have to bring St. Alban’s grad Nick Lowery out of retirement. #Falcons #Chiefs #NFL

That 21-yard catch by Tony Gonzalez was his 535th … since his 30th birthday. #Falcons at #Redskins 1. #NFL

In case you’re wondering, that’s the 8th 1-yard TD grab of Tony Gonzalez’s illustrious career. (3 from Trent Green.) #Falcons #Redskins #NFL

When Bledsoe threw a record 70 passes in OT game in ‘94, he had 17 passes in 1st half. Ryan had 32 in this game. #Redskins #Falcons #NFL

Alfred Morris now has 485 yards rushing in his first 5 games (with more than a quarter left). LaDainian Tomlinson had 486. #Redskins #NFL

The Kirk Cousins Era has officially begun. #RG3, shaken up, to locker room. 4-yard completion to Morgan on Cousins’ first play. #Redskins

Re: #RG3‘s injury. Not much to second guess there. Just football. Could have happened to any QB. #Redskins #Falcons #NFL

That was London Fletcher, the former St. Francis hoopster, tackling Tony Gonzalez, the ex-Cal hoopster, after a 13-yard gain. #Redskins #NFL

17-17 at FedEx Field — basically because the #Falcons could make a 53-yard FG, but the #Redskins couldn’t make a 31-yarder. #NFL

#Falcons have run 69 plays to #Redskins‘ 40. Will that be telling from here on out? #NFL

As that last sack reminded us, the #Redskins sure do miss #RG3‘s escapability coming down the stretch. #Falcons #NFL

Always amazing how football games just explode. 10-7, Redskins, entering 4th Q at FedEx. Now 24-17, #Falcons#Redskins #NFL

Cousins 2 INTs in 9 passes. #RG3 1 INT in 141 passes. Anything else? #Redskins #Falcons #NFL

#Orioles traded Guthrie for Hammel + Lindstrom, then dealt Lindstrom for Saunders. So for Guthrie they got starters of 1st 2 playoff games.

Monday

Ryan Kerrigan had 2nd career INT TD Sunday vs. #Falcons. Since he entered #NFL in ‘11, only 1 other LB has as many (Lance Briggs). #Redskins

The #Redskins have had 14 kickers in the Dan Snyder Era (1999-). Which one kicked for every NFC East team? #Cowboys #Giants #Eagles #NFL

Answer: Jose Cortez, who kicked for the #Giants in ‘99, the #Redskins in ‘02 and the #Cowboys and #Eagles in ‘05. #NFL

Most rushing yards by #NFL rookie through Week 5 (since 1960): Dickerson ‘83 645, Peterson ‘07 607, Sims ‘80 560, Morris ‘12 491. #Redskins

Most receptions by a WR in an #NFL game this season: Amendola 15 vs. #Redskins. By a TE: Gonzalez 13 vs. Redskins (tie). #Rams #Falcons

Tuesday

I remember Joe Gibbs describing the ‘83 #Redskins (541 pts) as “a first-down team.” Averaged 22.1 a game. #Patriots are at 30.2. #NFL #Pats

After a defensive effort like Sunday’s, the #Bills should fill out an application form for the Big 12. #NFL

Vs. #Bills, the #49ers became 1st #NFL team with 300 yds rushing, 300 passing in same game. #Redskins had 280/322 vs. #Broncos in SB 22.

Here’s a pretty good rule of thumb: If you rush for 300 yds and pass for 300 in a game, you’re probably going to cover the spread. #NFL

Just realized: That TD catch of Gonzalez’s vs. #Redskins was 99th of career. As many as Don Hutson. http://bit.ly/UE5ZdO  #Falcons #Packers

J.J. Watt, J.J. Jennings, “The Governor and J.J.” (starring Dan Dailey) … what other famous J.J.’s am I forgetting? #Texans #NFL

I know he kicks in a dome, but since turning 37, Jason Hanson has made 20 of 24 FG tries from 50+ yards (83.3%). #Lions #NFL

Wednesday

Death of Alex Karras reminds me that, while Rams’ Fearsome Foursome was great, so was Alex’s #Lions D-line. Mauled Starr on T-Day ‘62. #NFL

Why isn’t Karras in HOF? One possible reason: He wasn’t as contrite as Hornung was after suspension for betting on games. #Lions #NFL

In fact, while on “leave,” he thumbed his nose at the #NFL by climbing in the wrestling ring vs. Dick the Bruiser. #Lions

Welcome to Nationals Park, the Hooky Capital of Greater Washington. #Nats #Cardinals #MLB

Last #Redskins home playoff game: Jan. 8, 2000. Last #Wizards home playoff game: May 2, 2008. Big day today. #Nats #Cardinals #MLB

Frank Robinson just threw the first pitch before the #Nats‘ game vs. the #Cardinals. Or to put it another way, he was on a pitch count of 1.

I can only say it for six more days, so I’m gonna say it again: Bryce Harper is 19 years old. #Nats #Cardinals #MLB

I know it looks bad for Edwin Jackson, but his ERA in his last 2 starts vs. the #Cardinals is still under infinity. #Nats #MLB

#Cardinals 4, #Nats 0 after 3. Where have you gone, Joe Cronin? #MLB

Ian Desmond has come to play in this series. As for his teammates … A double off the scoreboard with 1 out in 4th. #Nats #Cardinals #MLB

The #Nats can’t score, but the #Cardinals can parlay a leadoff HBP into a run. Story of the day. #MLB

Wonder how many times a starting pitcher hasn’t notched his first win of the season until the playoffs. Carpenter’s trying to do that. #Nats

Carpenter: 5.2 shutout innings, left with 5-0 lead. The only way it could have been better is if he’d worn a bloody sock. #Nats #Cardinals

You know what would make my day? If the #Cardinals sent Ducky Medwick up to pinch hit here. #Nats #MLB

11 former teammates reportedly testified against Lance Armstrong. Now we just need Gregg Williams to sign an affidavit. #Saints #NFL

Thursday

I just researched this: The #Nats have never lost a series in which they’ve trailed 2 games to 1. So that’s encouraging. #MLB

Never let it be said Adam LaRoche doesn’t show up in the playoffs. That’s his 4th HR in 37 postseason at bats. #Nats #Cardinals #MLB

First Bartman and now this for Dusty Baker. He might need an intervention. #Reds #Giants #MLB

The #Nats tonight became the 12th team since the beginning of divisional play (1969) to get 3 or fewer hits and win a playoff game. #MLB

Before divisional play, Davey Johnson was on an #Orioles team that got 3 hits and beat the #Dodgers 1-0 in Game 3 of ‘66 World Series. #MLB