The Pohory-list: Ranking every starting QB under Dan Snyder

Tomorrow, Kyle Allen will be the 22nd different player to start at quarterback for the Washington Football Team during Dan Snyder’s reign as owner. After an underwhelming start to the season, incumbent Dwayne Haskins Jr. was not just benched, but sent all the way down the depth chart, as Alex Smith is now QB2. WeContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Ranking every starting QB under Dan Snyder”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rookie Seasons in DC History

While the Washington Wizards had an uneventful end to their season in the NBA bubble, rookie forward Rui Hachimura shined and wound up earning NBA Second Team All-Rookie honors after a strong first campaign. Washington Football Team defensive end Chase Young has had a massive impact on Washington’s defense with 2.5 sacks through two gamesContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rookie Seasons in DC History”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 undrafted players in DC history

I’ve ranked the top 10 first overall picks and have named the best players selected in each first-round draft slot in the past, so today I’m going to look at the other end of the spectrum. First-round picks, especially the first overall selections, enter the league with high expectations. They are the future stars thatContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 undrafted players in DC history”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 first overall picks in city history

With several sports making a comeback, with MLS and UFC already holding events and the NBA, NHL and MLB returns on the horizon, there is a lot to look forward to in the next few weeks. For the past four months, the country has effectively been on lockdown, and without many live sporting events toContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 first overall picks in city history”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 coaches in city history (Part II)

Throughout Washington sports history, fans can point to the figures on the playing field that achieved great things, either individually or collectively. These players are represented by the jerseys we wear, the posters in our rooms and trading cards in our collections. Behind those great players and teams were coaches. The relationship between a coachContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 coaches in city history (Part II)”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 coaches in city history (Part I)

Throughout Washington sports history, fans can point to the figures on the playing field that achieved great things, either individually or collectively. These players are represented by the jerseys we wear, the posters in our rooms and trading cards in our collections. Behind those great players and teams were coaches. The relationship between a coachContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 coaches in city history (Part I)”

The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities

By: Joe Pohoryles Red Sox-Yankees. Ohio State-Michigan. Chestnut-Kobayashi. In every sport, rivalries enhance the viewing experience for sports fans. It can add stakes and bragging rights to otherwise inconsequential games. It bands a fanbase together against a common enemy. Rivals are the players/teams that you love to hate. The Washington teams have plenty of rivals,Continue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities”

The Pohory-list: Weirdest Minor League Team Names

By: Joe Pohoryles Looking at all the big-time players on Washington’s teams today, it’s easy to name the ones who jumped on to the scene right away. Alex Ovechkin and John Wall are both former No. 1 overall picks who pretty much instantly became the best player on their respective teams. Max Scherzer joined theContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Weirdest Minor League Team Names”

The Pohory-list: Ranking alternate uniforms among the major four teams

By: Joe Pohoryles When watching sports, the action on the playing field is the main draw. Nothing beats rooting for your team’s victory with family and friends. Yet these days, sports leagues everywhere have come up with ways to make watching the game even more enticing: alternate jersey designs. With jerseys designed for special occasions,Continue reading “The Pohory-list: Ranking alternate uniforms among the major four teams”

The Pohory-list: 10 most heartbreaking playoff exits of the 2010s

By: Joe Pohoryles The recent successes of Washington, D.C. sports has reinvigorated the DMV as fans celebrate the championships of some — the Capitals, Nationals, Mystics and even the Valor of the now-folded Arena Football League — and hope for a better future for the others. The parades down Constitution Avenue are a welcome sightContinue reading “The Pohory-list: 10 most heartbreaking playoff exits of the 2010s”