Hog Heaven Fans Say Redskins Will Win Nine Or More Games

SAN DIEGO, CA - JANUARY 3: Wide Receiver Malcom Floyd #80 of the San Diego Chargers is tackled after catching the ball for a reception against the Washington Redskins during the Washington Redskins v San Diego Chargers NFL Game on January 3, 2010 at Quolcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

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Redskins Hog Heaven fans have spoken. The Washington Redskins will win nine or more games in 2010 according 58.6 percent of those responding to a poll on this site.

Here’s the breakdown of fan votes (percentages are rounded):

  • 10 or more games – 30.1%
  • 9 games – 28.5%
  • 8 games – 22.0%
  • 7 games – 10.7%
  • 6 or fewer games – 8.6%

Wow. Whatever happened to the bell curve? I looked for a voting bulge around eight games. Lets chalk this up to off-season optimism.

Since 2001, the Redskins have averaged a 7-9 record in the first year of a new head coach’s era. Sports book bodog.com pegs the over/under on Redskins wins this year at 7.5 games. Mike Shanahan went 8-8 in his first year as head coach with Denver (1995). And that was with John Elway and Terrell Davis in the backfield.

I’m just saying….

New poll going up today: Has Daniel Snyder changed? Let your voice be heard. Vote!

Anthony Brown

About Anthony Brown

Lifelong Redskins fan and blogger about football and life since 2004. Joined MVN's Hog Heaven blog in 2005 and then moved Redskins Hog Heaven to Bolguin Network. Believes that the course of a season is pre-ordained by management decisions made during the offseason. Can occasionally be found on the This Given Sunday blog and he does guest posts.

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