Hog Heaven’s Thanksgiving Message to you

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. ~Erma Bombeck


Enjoy the day, the games, the meal and the company. ~ Hog Heaven


Robert Griffin III busted and alone. What now?

Robert Griffin III is a bust. There, I said it. I do not like saying it. Hog Heaven is an RGFan. We were the first fan blogger to tout him as the next quarterback of your Washington Redskins, way back on December 6, 2011. Google found only two, 2, online images of him when we […]

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Trading places: What if the Colts picked RGIII and the Redskins were stuck with Luck

The first matchup between Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III comes nearly three years after the two quarterbacks were taken with the first and second overall picks in the 2012 NFL Draft. Both quarterbacks were drafted with the hope that they could revitalize once proud franchises. The Colts were coming off a 2-14 campaign and […]

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Why is RG3 still starting for the Redskins?

Question:  What do Redskins’ fans do to cheer up about football at this point? Answer:  They watch the movie “Brian’s Song.” Seriously, watching RG3 is a tragedy.  How can anyone with a heart not feel for the guy, for the team, for the coaches and most of all for the fans? So given how poorly […]

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Happy Birthday, Daniel Snyder. THIS explains everything.

Today is Daniel Snyder’s 50th birthday. (h/t to Rick Snider for the reminder.) To know the Redskins era of Mr. Snyder’s formative years is to explain a good deal about his idea of building a team. The man is trying to recapture his childhood. Snyder was in his early teens when he fell in love […]

Redskins finally treat Robert Griffin III like one of the average guys

“Rapoport also reported that many special privileges that were afforded to Griffin’s wife and parents, such as access to places at training camp and Redskins Park where other players’ families were not allowed, are no longer available to them.”

~ Rich Tandler from here.


I wondered why we heard so little from RG Jr. this season. Are we near the end game here?

The next six games could determine RGIII’s Redskins future after 2015

Griffin’s contract runs through next season. The Redskins have until next May to declare if they are going to pick up his option year for 2016. That would pay him around $16 million. That’s a decent rate for a Pro Bowl caliber quarterback, which is what Griffin was in 2012. But it’s way too much for a learning, struggling player and they have six games left to gather enough evidence to figure out in which direction Griffin is headed.

~ Rich Tandler from here.


Gruden-Griffin so much fun that Donovan McNabb can’t resist piling on

We hit a new low when Donovan McNabb criticizes a Redskins head coach not named Shanahan. Coach Jay Gruden now says that his critical comments about Robert Griffin’s comments were inappropriate. He should not have thrown RGIII under the bus after Griffin seemingly did the same to his teammates after the loss to the forlorn […]

Protest against the Washington Redskins where bystanders look on in shock

Time to wake up to the campaign to crush Indian pride

Indians of America, you must wake up before it’s too late. Public School Boards across the Nation are trying to remove your pride. This movement is happening in the NCAA as well as pro-sports. They want to make us a forgotten people, for whatever reason they have a large problem in saying our name or […]


Recriminations point to the Redskins franchise leader. Will RG win three?

We had a right to expect better. We have a right to demand more. We were bushwhacked by the magnitude of the suckitude. Robert Griffin III asserted his leadership last week. Talk is cheap. Actions speak. Recriminations have begun. NFL analyst Rodney Harrison on RGIII: I think you have to get rid of him. DC […]

For Redskins, it takes a village to protect a quarterback

“The Redskins have a group that is not great in protection — it’s not just the line — in front of a quarterback who will hold on to the ball longer. It’s a tough mix. Both sides need to help each other.”

~ John Keim, from here.

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Did the anti-Redskins campaign push the Democrats over the edge?

Democrats made the Redskins a front in America’s ongoing culture war and it may have backfired in Redskins country – Virginia and Maryland – and may have misfired in South Dakota. FOX News is the only outlet examining the topic. FOX is the only outlet that challenges Democrats who attack the team name. Razor’s edge […]

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Jay Gruden is still a couple steps behind Redskins’ fans on roster moves

The devastating loss against the Vikings was the train wreck that followed the Redskins’ bus crash. There is a troubling lack of accountability that has been going on for some time in the Redskins organization that inevitably leads to more torturous seasons. Regarding the players, the fans were quite a bit ahead of Jay Gruden […]

Minnesota does not have clean hands when comes to the Redskins

News snippets say there will be “thousands” of Redskins name protesters in St. Paul before the start of the Redskins vs. Vikings contest. Or should I call it the Red Racists vs the Pagan Plunderers? It’s a free country. Believe what you want, but for the University of Minnesota to point fingers is the pot […]


Rep. Van Hollen: Congress should stay out of Redskins name change debate

A Democratic power broker in the U.S. House of Representatives hopes the Washington Redskins change their team name (of course) but says Congress should not force the issue. Here’s the story. It’s election season. I’m being bombarded by email messages, usually in the form of a survey, from elected officials at every level of government. […]


Bashaud Breeland, David Amerson and the future of NFL Cornerbacks

Beating the Cowboys is huge, enough to justify even a bad season.  It’s even bigger to beat them in Dallas.  Even bigger than that is doing it Monday Night Football.  Even bigger than that is being the unanimous underdog. The biggest shocker however was the incredible performance by rookie Bashaud Breeland and 2nd year newbie […]

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How the Redskins can beat the Cowboys

Let’s be real. The Redskins are awful and the Cowboys are looking great with the best record in the NFL. Yet the Redskins can beat the Cowboys using ‘guerrilla’ football tactics.  Some Redskins’ old time fans remember the season the Redskins were dominating and threatened to have an undefeated season with just two games left.  […]

The Redskins are in no hurry to sign Brian Orakpo to a new deal.

Brian Orakpo is not done in DC, Redskins fans

Gee, to go by social media, Brian Orakpo is done in DC. Schoolchildren and sports fans can be so cruel. Orakpo is lost to the Redskins for the season after tearing his right pectoral muscle in the Titans game. He twice tore his left pectoral muscle. It led to the loss of substantial time in […]

News to some Redskins fans: Orakpo loss a “major blow”

“His production may not be where people think it should be but he’s still been playing very good against the run and has been disruptive in the passing game and that will be a big loss.”

~ Jay Gruden speaking of Brian Orakpo