- The Washington Times - Monday, January 7, 2008


Redskins 360: Ryan O’Halloran and David Elfin reflect on the Redskins’ season and discuss Joe Gibbs’ press conference.


“If we have a chance to go far in the playoffs with me playing, I’ll say yeah. If not, then I’ll go ahead and shut it down. See ya.” ” Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas

Weekend Rewind - In case you missed it

Redskins’ season comes to an end: The more important news, however, is that Tom Cruise showed up to the game even though his business relationship with owner Daniel Snyder ended months ago. If Snyder is committed to a business relationship with a well-known celebrity with a history of mental instability, Britney Spears is available.

Clemens asked to testify before Congress: After denying steroid accusations in the Mitchell Report last night on “60 Minutes,” Roger Clemens is now scheduled to testify Friday before the House Oversight Committee. No word whether Clemens is taking the Sammy Sosa “Me No Speaky the English” approach in his testimony.

Arenas may miss year: After initial reports pegged his return for February or March, Gilbert Arenas said Saturday he might sit out the entire season to avoid long-term damage to his injured knee. Does this mean it’s the end of media tour bike rides through the District?

TWT FIVE - Ways for Redskins fans to spend the offseason

1. Watch other area teams: Georgetown’s a Final Four contender, the Wizards likely will make the playoffs and Alex Ovechkin might be the area’s best athlete.

2. Enjoy the playoffs: The Redskins are out, but the Patriots’ undefeated season and Brett Favre’s resurgence are great stories.

3. Visit Nationals Park: Not only will be it be more aesthetically pleasing than FedEx Field, it will be 10 times easier to get to as well.

4. Ignore the NFL offseason: Is there anything in sports more overhyped than the NFL combine and NFL Draft?

5. Get involved in politics: Scratch that; it’s the real-world equivalent of the BCS.

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