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”

In an alternate Burgundy & Gold universe…

The year is 2020. A worldwide pandemic halted the sports world, but after four months, some have slowly crept back. The Nationals opened the 2020 MLB season and their title defense against the New York Yankees on July 23. The Capitals and Wizards are starting their respective playoff pushes this week. The threat of anotherContinue reading “In an alternate Burgundy & Gold universe…”

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 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”

Redskins Draft Breakdown

By: Joe Pohoryles After three days of drafting, the Redskins have 11 new players: eight via the draft, and three from free agency, with more likely on the way. The team wasn’t able to fill every need this weekend, but by-and-large the class of 2020 could be as impactful as last year’s class. Of courseContinue reading “Redskins Draft Breakdown”

DC Sports By The Numbers (90-99)

By: Joe Pohoryles The Washington, D.C. sports teams have seen plenty of athletes do incredible things while representing the nation’s capital. One of the most recognizable features of these athletes is the numbers they sport on their uniforms. As we forge on in these times with little going on in the sports world, I willContinue reading “DC Sports By The Numbers (90-99)”

DC Sports By The Numbers (20-29)

By: Joe Pohoryles The Washington, D.C. sports teams have seen plenty of athletes do incredible things while representing the nation’s capital. One of the most recognizable features of these athletes is the numbers they sport on their uniforms. As we forge on in these times with little going on in the sports world, I willContinue reading “DC Sports By The Numbers (20-29)”

Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (Sweet 16)

By: Joe Pohoryles March Madness is supposed to be in full swing. Instead, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has stopped the sports world in its tracks. NFL free agency is buzzing, but there are few leagues with actual gameplay to watch. To stay in the spirit of bracket season, I have constructed a 32-team bracket builtContinue reading “Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (Sweet 16)”

Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (First round, Part 2)

By: Joe Pohoryles Today, March Madness was supposed to be in full swing. Instead, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has stopped the sports world in its tracks. NFL free agency is buzzing, but there are few leagues with actual gameplay to watch. To stay in the spirit of bracket season, I have constructed a 32-team bracketContinue reading “Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (First round, Part 2)”

NFL All-DMV Team

By: Joe Pohoryles In the Washington, D.C. Metro area (affectionately known as the DMV), NFL football is in two polar camps. The Baltimore Ravens were amongst the NFL’s best, and with 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson at the helm, look to contend for Super Bowls for at least the next few years. Meanwhile, the Washington RedskinsContinue reading “NFL All-DMV Team”