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  • Tailgate Recipe: Baby Back Ribs with Redskin Potato Salad


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    With the growth of THN’s tailgating, and the tailgating section of the website, it seemed prudent to augment the experience with some great tailgate recipes. Every week following an away game, THN will be running recipes in place of the Pig Pen (which we run on Tuesdays in the week’s following a home game). Our tailgate chef Scott Coward will not only give you great recipes but in a format centered around the tailgating experience. Join us at Fed Ex every week and bring your version of our recipe to be eligible to win a prize. Details to come with next week’s recipe. Without further ado, here’s this week’s recipe:

    You will need:

    Ribs
    1 – full rack pork back ribs
    1 – 18 oz bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce

    Potato Salad
    2 – lbs redskin potatoes
    1.5 – cups mayo or salad dressing
    1 – tablespoon white vinegar
    1 – tablespoon dijon mustard
    1 – teaspoon salt
    1 – teaspoon pepper
    2 – medium celery stalks chopped (about 1 cup)
    1 – large onion chopped (about 3/4 cup)

    The Day Before

    This is where it all starts. All of the best tailgate recipes start at home, the day before. Just as with most things in life, the best tasting menu is probably the best planned menu.

    Now, with that said and out of the way, let’s get to those ribs. Whenever you’re cooking meat, to get a great flavor, it takes time. Now grab that rack of ribs, and cut the rack in half. Just run a sharp knife between the bones, and presto, two perfect half racks. Place both sections in a 1 gallon zip bag. Now its time to prepare a little marinade. In a small sauce pan, add 1/2 cup of the BBQ sauce, and about 1/4 cup of water. Also feel free to throw in a little of your favorite hot sauce. Over medium heat, stir the mixture until the BBQ sauce is a bit thin (about 30 – 60 seconds). Add a little more water if you need to. Kill the heat, and give the mixture a minute to cool. Check to make sure it has cooled and pour it in with the meat. Stick the bag in the refrigerator and leave it for about 4-6 hrs.

    Once the ribs have chilled in the marinade for the 4 hour period, we’re ready to start cooking. Preheat the oven to about 325 degrees. Slow cooking is the key to tender ribs. Place the ribs in a baking pan and pour the marinade over top. Cover with aluminum foil. Cut a slit in the foil to let steam escape. Cook at 325 for about an hour. Pull the pan out, remove the foil (be careful and watch for escaping steam) and turn the ribs. Cover, and its back into in the heat. Sixty minutes later, pull the foil off and bake uncovered for 45 minutes. Flip the ribs, and put em back in the heat for a final 45 minutes. After the ribs have cooled, they are ready for the tailgate cooler.

    Moving on to the side dish, We’ll need a large pot of boiling water. Wash the potatoes under running water, and place in the boiling water for about 20-25 minutes or until just before fork tender. DON”T OVERCOOK! We are making potato salad, NOT mashed potatoes. Once cooked, let the potatoes cool. Cut them into bite sized cubes, skin on, of course. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mayo, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix in potatoes, onion and celery. Be careful not to beat the potatoes apart because we want some bite sized chunks left for the finished product. Once everything is coated, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. I prefer a whole 24 hours personally. Place the salad in an air tight container, and its off to the tailgate.

    At The Game

    OK, it’s game day. It’s time for all the hard work and waiting to pay dividends. I hope the beer is cold and the grill is hot at this point. Set the heat on the grill to medium low heat. Cover your grill rack with a sheet of aluminum foil. Place the racks of ribs on the foil and cover. Since we already did most of the work, all we really need to do is heat the racks up. I usually cook them for about 15 to 20 minutes, and then it’s time to sauce. Use the remaining bottled BBQ sauce to brush on the meat. Coat one side, cover for about 3-5 minutes, flip and coat the other side. Cover again, flip again, and sauce again to preference. Be careful to keep an eye on the racks when you start brushing the BBQ sauce on. BBQ sauce burns VERY quickly on a grill. Now just plate em up, and throw a scoop of that potato salad on the plate, crack open a cold beer, and get ready for the game. ENJOY…… napkins not included!

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Scott Coward

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    Pig Pen: Opening Day!!


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    With the exception of New York, I can’t imagine a better place to open the NFL season on September 11th than in our nation’s capital. As promised, Isaac’s partnered with THN to host this year’s inaugural tailgate party. That wonderful smell coming from the green lot was the smell of filet mignon being cooked up on the Freedom Grill by Isaac’s chef Joe Quade. This was by far the best tailgate meal I’ve enjoyed in 4 years of tailgating at FedEx. (OK maybe not better than my crab cakes!) Thanks again to Isaac’s, we look forward to a great season with you!

    We were joined at the tailgate by JP Fair, JansenFan, Jake, Skinchic, 1974 and Mrs.1974 as well as all the Hogettes. We also had many first timers there, sorry if I missed anyone, if you stop by our tailgate party be sure to introduce yourself to the THN crew!! We also made lots of new friends like Robin and Pamela.

    The day was made complete with a hard fought win highlighted by a great effort by our defense. As the clock was winding down on our first victory of the season, the crowd reminded me that it was Dallas week, by chanting ‘We Want Dallas”. This year’s Dallas game will hold a special memory for yours truly. I have been invited down to Dallas by the Hogttes to represent THN as an honorary Hogette. It is indded an honor to be asked to do this.

    I want to take the time to thanks THN and the Hogettes. I’m not really sure if you know some of the work that these people do. Sunday I had the privilege of accompanying Howiette and HogetteEd as they visited the suites at halftime of the game. Suite after suite they brought smiles to the faces of everyone both young and old. A short halftime trip soon turned into a tour of the suites as word spread that the Hogettes were on the suite level. Waiters starting barking out suite number… 196 want you to come by, there’s a birthday in 236, can you stop by? All were accommodated by Howiette and HogetteEd. Before you ask why are the Hogettes hanging with the FedEx elite? Many of them contribute to the many charities that the Hogettes support. I also want to mention our own Bosshog… he has graciously donated his time and efforts to do the Hoggettes website!! This is no small feat, considering the work he has done and continues to do for our THN community

    So again it’s my pleasure to announce that I will be joining Stoney, Howiette and HogetteEd in Dallas. We will be hosted by the Burgundy and Gold Club of Dallas. They are hosting a party for us Sunday Night at the Austin Avenue Grill & Sports Bar in Plano. We will be doing a Redskins charity auction there Sunday night, with the proceeds going to area children’s hospitals that we are visiting on Monday. Then it’s on to Texas Stadium for a tailgate party and a win by the Redskins!!…Love to meet up with any THN members that we have down in Texas.

    -DEHogette (for this week)

    For all the information on our tailgating, be sure to visit the Tailgating Section of THN’s website. Be sure to also check in each week and look at the tailgating pictures.

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Dan Hines

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    Freedom Grill Makes FedEx Debut


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    On a beautiful August evening at our new location at FedEx Field (section A75 in the green lot), THN put the finishing touches on the 2005 tailgate pre-season. The star of the pre-season tailgate parties was undoubtedly THN’s new Freedom Grill. This grill mounts to your standard 2″ trailer hitch, and has a pivot arm that keeps the grill at a safe distance from your vehicle while your grilling up all your favorite tailgate food! If you haven’t seen one of these grills yet, you need to check it out at www.freedomgrill.com.

    Those of you that attended the tailgate parties in 2004 know that there was always a Hogette or two around. This year, THN has the pleasure of tailgating with ALL of the Hogettes each and every week. What better way to get ready for a game than to hang out with some of the world’s most reknowned football fans — the Hogettes.

    What would a tailgate party be without good food? THN is also pleased to announce that Isaac’s Restaurant has agreed to sponsor us as well. Not only will Isaac’s be providing food for the tailgate but they have agreed to have two people at each game to help us prepare the food. A generous offer and an affiliation that takes THN’s tailgate to a new level. Together we hope to have enough food for everyone and at no cost to you, so get there early before the food’s all gone.

    It was great to see all of the usual suspects at the tailgate… JansenFan, Niki, and Jackson. We were also joined by SkinsChic, Jake and Gibbshog during the pre-season. I also want to send a big thanks out to JP Fair for his generosity this pre-season. Thanks to JP, 4 Pop-Warner football players got to see their first NFL football game!! (Check out the pictures of them playing ball at FedEx) We hope that every member of THN will seek us out and sit down to some food in the parking lot before each game.

    As with any good tailgate party, this year’s tailgate party has a cause attached to it. This year we are helping the Hogettes raise money for the Ronald McDonald House. Here’s how you can help us help them, and have a chance at winning Redskins club level season tickets and premium parking for the 2006 season. Stop by the THN tailgate party, grab a burger or a dog or both, and pick up you raffle tickets. Tickets are $25, as the Hogettes are only selling 1000 tickets, so your chances of winning are great and are much better than waiting for the Redskins to call you.

    So get ready for September 11th, what better day to open the NFL season and join your fellow theHogs.net members and the Hogettes as we get our fist win over da Bears!!

    See ya at the stadium.

    -DEHog

    Editor’s Note: THN has put together a whole new tailgating section for the website. As the tailgate grows, so does our obligation to cover it. This year we will not only be posting pictures of each week’s festivities, but we will have a couple of contests and will be posting some great tailgate recipes as well. Stay tuned and be sure to make the tailgate section part of your weekly web surfing.

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Dan Hines

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    Pig Pen: Vikings


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    TheHogs.net put the finishing touches on their inaugural tailgate season last Sunday. Once again we were honored to tailgate with the Hogettes. The chili was hot, the beer was cold, and the Redskins closed out the season with a win. It doesn’t get much better than that. We had fun getting to know many of you this season… guys like JP Fair, Wysocki and the Canadian bothers, you’ll are great fans and we look forward to tailgating with you next season. Be sure to check out the photo gallery for pictures of the tailgate parties.

    We were also privileged to again attend the Redskins ‘after party’ in the player’s parking lot. This week’s party was, as you would imagine, more upbeat than the Eagles game. Many players attended, Cory Raymer, Patrick Ramsey, John Hall, Chris Samuels, Brandon Noble, Ladell Betts, Cornelius Griffin and Darnrien McCants to name a few. I had a nice conversation with defensive coordinator Greg Williams, who assures me he’ll be back next season.

    We will stay busy in the off season planning a bigger and better tailgate party for the 2005 season. So start planning to join us now… we would like to get as many of you as possible to become regulars with us at FedEx next season. We will also stay involved with the Redskins during the off-season all the way up to camp. Be sure to stay plugged in to theHogs.net for all the latest information on some of the team’s off-season events.

    Thanks again for all of you who came out and supported theHogs.net. It’s you the members that make it so much fun for those of us here at the site. The tailgate party gives us the opportunity to put some faces to the names! Have a safe and healthy 2005 and we’ll see ya at the stadium!

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Dan Hines

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    Pig Pen: Giving Back


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    With this being the last home game before the holidays, this week theHogs.net got into the spirit of the season. Teaming up with WMAL radio personality Michael Graham, the Hogettes, Redskins’ starting center Cory Ramey, former Redskin great Brian Mitchell and Tiffany & Christie (of the Redskinettes) to help raise funds for FisherHouse. The FisherHouse is an organization that donates “comfort homes,” built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one during the hospitalization for an unexpected illnes, disease, or injury. There is at least one Fisher House™ at every major military medical center to assist families in need .

    TheHogs.net proudly donated a pair of tickets to Sunday nights Redskins/Eagles game. The tickets were given to a $500 donor. We were truly honored to contribute to such a worthwhile cause.

    Also thanks go out to the ‘Carbeque’, for providing burgers and hot dogs for this event. This is a old Volkswagen that’s a barbeque grill!! Only a man would think about turning an old VW Bug into a grill!

    Sunday we were at it again teaming up with the Hogettes. First we tailgated with the Hogettes. We had a hard time recognizing them in “mens clothing” Even before suiting up, they were being asked for autographs. Any chill we felt from the elements was quickly taken care of by Howiette’s homemade eggnog! Hey Howie how ‘bout a little more egg and a lot less nog in the next batch?! The tailgate was full of surprises and even Santa himself showed up!!

    Then it was off to sell last minute tickets for the Chevy Truck give away to help benefit Joe Gibbs’ Youth for Tomorrow Foundation. The lucky winners of the truck were Luke and Chancey Dill from Winchester, Virginia!!! They are father and son and now they just have to figure out who is going to get the truck!

    After the game I was honored to be invited to the player’s tailgate party at Cory Raymer’s RV. As expected Cory was upset by the loss, he and other Redskins felt they played
    well enough to win and are looking forward to the team’s future under Joe Gibbs.

    All in all it was a great weekend of fun and fulfillment, knowing we had contributed to two very worthy charities. Have a safe and prosperous holiday season. TheHogs.net may be tailgating in the Green lot (A75) with the Hogettes for the final game, so be sure to check the message boards, for where we’ll be and make sure you stop by!! See ya at the Stadium

    -DEHog

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Dan Hines

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    Pig Pen: Redskins Win, Eh!!


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    What a great day it was to be a Redskins season ticket holder… the weather was fantastic, the company at the tailgate was better, and the Redskins won!

    This week thehogs.net were honored to host three of our Canadian Brothers (Hill66 and his two buddies) a.k.a the McKenzie Brothers. They made the drive all the way from London, Ontario, Canada (home to another one of our long haired theHogs.net brothers). These guys are hardcore Skins fans and really know their football. They even joined us for the “after party”. Looking forward to seeing you guys next year!

    One of our “regular” tailgate neighbors actually had the nerve to bring a Giants fan !! Turns out he worked for Budweiser…so the moral of the story is, if your going to bring a fan of the opposing team to our tailgate party, they better bring beer!!

    Once again we were blessed with the presence of Hogette Howiette. I really want to thanks the Hogettes and in particular to Howiette, who has made it a point to make the long trek from the orange lot just to support us. He is a very generous man with quite a resume. This past year Howiette was inducted to the Visa Hall of Fans in Canton, Ohio. He continues to raise money for children and this weekend you’ll find Howiette and the rest of the Hogettes in Bethesda, MD with Cory Raymer and Pat Fisher raising money for military families in need. On Sunday he’ll be right back at it, selling last minute tickets at FedEx (Gate G) for the Joe Gibbs autographed truck to be given away at halftime of theEagles game. Thanks Howard for all you do!!

    This week thehogs.net are going to give back, so after we tailgate, we are going to join forces with the Hogettes in the orange lot and gate G to help sell those last minute raffle tickets for the truck. We’ll still be starting out at our usual spot in the Red # 4 lot. So be sure to join us and to stop by gate G and pick up your chance to win a Joe Gibbs autographed truck!! Also there’s a rumor that the Hogettes will be joined by one of the Redskins all-time 70 greatest players!! If you want to know who… be there!!

    Thanks for supporting theHogs.net tailgate party and hopefully we’ll see you in the Pig Pen.

    You can check out the pics of all the tailgating parties here.

    — DEHog

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Dan Hines

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    The Pig Pen: Packers


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    Halloween arrived at Fed Ex Field and one would assume it was early fall or late spring! The weather was absolutely beautiful! The temperatures crept up to 74 degrees Fahrenheit as TheHogs.Net crew tailgated in anticipation of a Redskins victory over the Green Bay Packers.

    As we tailgated, we looked all around to see whether people came dressed up in a Halloween costume; however, costumes in the tailgating area were few and far between. Once we got into the stadium, however, there were many more people seen in costumes. As promised, I donned my dress, wig and hog nose to honor the Hogettes.

    Speaking of Hogettes, TheHogs.net tailgaters were graced with the presence of actual Hogettes once again this week. Howiette showed up and talked to some fans near by. This time, he brought Georgette as well!! As the hot sun glared down upon us, Howiette and Georgette talked with us and with folks that decided to drop by and say “hi”. Halloween day was a special day as well for the Hogettes, as Howiette stated, because they were celebrating their 22nd birthday!! Twenty-two years of wearing wigs and dresses and hog noses cheering for the Redskins. Twenty-two years of raising money for less fortunate children. Twenty-two years of pure “class.” To learn more about the Hogettes, stop by their website.

    As far as the tailgate was concerned, TheHogs.net staff members including myself, DEHog and Hailskins666 didn’t disappoint. There were ribs, filets wrapped in bacon, scrapple sandwiches, ribs, Bubba Burgers, chili, and beverages. There certainly was no shortage of food. In fact, we had left-overs! For the few pictures available for this week’s event, click here. (I have to apologize for the limited number of pictures for this week. Some were not viewable due to sun glare.)

    One final thought. I want to share a number with you all: 11:53. That is how much time was left on the clock in the 4th quarter when the Redskins missed the field goal in an effort to pull within 20-10 against the Packers. That was the time on the clock when hoards of Redskins fans began leaving the stadium in apparent disgust. The only one disgusted, however, was me. I couldn’t believe that fans would leave the game so early! What all of these people missed was a valiant effort by the Redskins to come back and win this game.

    To the readers of TheHogs.net, if you attend a Redskins home game, I ask that you please continue to show your support. We fans need to stick by our Redskins through thick and thin.

    Well, that’s it for now.

    Until next time, save one of those beers for me!”

    — Justice Hog

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Fran Farren

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    The Pig Pen: Ravens


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    There was a little “nip” in the air this week. “Football weather”, some may say. Others may say that it’s not really “football weather” until the temperature gets below freezing. For us at TheHogs.Net tailgate, any weather is football weather.

    This week the tailgate started out with a little 4-wheeling by TheHogs.Net brothers. I was able to pull at the end of a long line early (right next to the parking lot entrance), where I parked my truck, emptied it to set up our tailgating area, and then waited for the gates to open. DEHog and Hailskins666 were still out on Arena Drive stuck in main traffic (which was
    stopped). Then, all of the sudden, a few of the trucks in front of DEHog and Hailskins666 pulled into the parking lot. No, not through the gate, but over a sidewalk, over the grass and into the parking lot about 15 minutes before the lot was scheduled to open. Upon securing 2 of our 3 spots, Hailskins666 was thinking about how I would have to wait until the lot “officially” opened when, all of the sudden, he sees me pull my vehicle across the sidewalk, across the grass and into the parking lot along side of my brothers. Sometimes you just have to do what you have to do to secure the best tailgating spot on the lot, right?

    On this week’s menu was BBQ Raven (brought by me). Hailskins666 brought some chili and shrimp. DEHog brought buffalo shrimp, wings and Bubba Burgers. Needless to say, if anyone left that tailgate hungry, it was their own fault.

    A few visitors stopped by again this week: Matt Roney from Eldeesburg, MD and John Swarts from Baltimore, MD to name a few. We were also once again honored that Howiette Hogette stopped by to sign some autographs this week. The more and more I see Howiette, the more and more I admire and respect this guy. Howiette is one of the nicest guys you’re ever going to meet, so if you ever get a chance to meet him, take it.

    My friend, Steve, was also around… wearing his Baltimore Ravens jersey. TheHogs.Net crew took care of him though. You can check that out, as well was looking at the other tailgating pictures, in the gallery.

    I was chatting with Amy saying how I really wished moreof our theHogs.Net brothers and sisters were there to tailgate with, and within 5 minutes, Jake and Skinschic showed up and hung out with us until we went into the game. All of us really enjoy meeting our fellow TheHogs.Net brothers and sisters so we strongly encourage you to stop by our tailgate if/when you’re able to attend any home game.

    After the game, we all hung out for about 10-15 minutes, mourning another loss and discussing the problems the Redskins are having, hoping for a more successful future as the team gets a better grasp on Joe Gibbs football. Win-lose or draw, however, TheHogs.Net tailgaters will be out in full force for each home game..so please come join us.

    Until next time, save one of those beers for me!”

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Fran Farren

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    Pig Pen 4: Cowboys


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    Sitting at the tailgate with my friend, Bill (a lowly Cowboys fan), we took a look around us and thought, “It doesn’t get any better than this.” Monday Night Football. Redskins v. Cowboys. Gibbs v. Parcells. Make no mistake about it, there was electricity in the air outside FedEx field prior to the game as the Redskins faithful braved the threatening elements to gather together and celebrate Redskins football.

    As expected, there were a lot more Cowboys fans at this game than there were Bucs fans at the Tampa game. Those fans did not escape without the yells, jeers and miscellaneous insults thrown at them from Redskins fans. That’s to be expected. Unlike some fans which will remain nameless (Eagles fans), there were no fights, no threats, no muggings. Just good-natured ribbing of the Cowboys fans.

    TheHogs.Net tailgate was there to celebrate this historic occasion. Once again, DEHog, Hailskins666, and myself came out in full force spreading the word about TheHogs.Net and cooking up a storm. In fact, this week provided one of our best menus yet. While I provided the good ol’ “stand by” foods of cheeseburgers, and sausages, HailSkins666 and DEHog stepped it up a notch. Once again, HailSkins brought his infamous chili and bacon for the burgers. (You haven’t tasted anything until you’ve had a bacon-chili cheeseburger with onions and mustard.) DEHog also brought his own version of “surf and turf” this week: crab balls and steak. All in all, the food was outstanding….and the company even better.

    We were also visited by the following TheHogs.Net members: Coz, NikiH, Jansenfan, Jackson, and Wysocki. Thanks for coming out, folks! We hope that more and more of you are able to come out for future home games!

    This week we also had V.I.P. guests at TheHogs.Net tailgate: Hogette “Howiette”, and ParOlympic medalist Beth Scott. Howiette brought some posters and autographed several for fans that stopped by. (When I went to several tailgates to inform people that we had a real live “Hogette” in our midst, many doubters assumed we had an imposter and didn’t stop by.” Too bad for them, I suppose.) Those who did stop by got to meet a truly special person. Inducted into the Hall of Fans in Canton, OH in 2003, Howiette handed out baseball cards with his picture on them to some lucky folks. On the back of the card, you can read,

    “Honored by the NFL, Pro Football Hall of Fame, and Visa as the 2003 Ultimate Redskins Fan in the Visa Hall of Fans in Canton, Ohio. Now in my 7th decade of watching a rooting for the Redskins; from Sammy Baugh (1940’s) to Patrick Ramsey (2000’s). I am a diehard Redskins fan and since 1992 a proud member of the world renown Hogettes. We support the Redskins and Children’s charities, helping raise over $80 million for the ‘Kids’. The Hogettes are truly honored to be a part of the Redskins 12th man.”

    It was truly an honor have Howiette and Beth Scott stop by. Beth even allowed Hailskins666 and myself to wear her gold medal!!!

    For some great pictures of this week’s tailgate, just click here.

    Things will only get better and better at future tailgates so I encourage you to please stop by and see us in the future if you ever are fortunate enough to attend a Redskins home game this year. Look for us in Red Lot #4 at the corner of Arena Drive and Jericho Road.

    Until next time, save one of those beers for me!

    — JusticeHog

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Fran Farren

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    Pig Pen 3: Buccaneers


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    You could smell it. The hamburgers, sausages, hot dogs, scrapple sandwiches, and BBQ chicken cooking on the grills. You could feel it. The excitement. The anticipation. The deliria. Those of us that attended Sundays game against the Bucs were there to witness history . . . and we were excited about it. The Bucs game was Joe Gibbs’ first regular season game since returning to the Redskins. The victory would also be #500 for the Reskins. Ladies and Gentlemen, it doesn’t get much better than that.

    This week, TheHogs.Net tailgate was up and running again and there were a lot of folks partying nearby. We met some old friends (from previous tailgates) as well as some new friends. It was obvious that all of us were a little stir-crazy at the thought of entering FedEx Field and seeing Joe Gibbs coach his first regular season game . . . and we surely weren’t disappointed, were we?

    There were a lot of Hogs.Net brothers in attendance this week. Including myself, DEHog and Hailskins666 (which will be the “regulars” at the tailgates), there was also JPFair, Jansenfan, and RedskinsRule56. In the future, we hope a lot more of our fellow Hogs.Net brothers and sisters come out and join us. If you do, be sure to remember to wear your Hogs.Net tee-shirts!!!


    Many other people stopped by our tailgate this week. Here’s what they had to say (and my apologies if I misspelled anyone’s name):

    Neal Sheladia from Gaithersburg, MD writes, “Redskins all the way!”

    Rocky Sheladia from Gaithersburg, MD writes, “Gibbs is back!”

    Not to be outdone, Pamitha Weerasingle from Marietta, GA writes, “A new Clinton in Washington!”

    Brian Bette from Germantown, MD was extremely excited when he states, “You’ll rock! It’s our year baby!!”

    Rukshan Gunawardana from Germantown, MD stopped by our tailgate and stated, “We Want Dallas!!”

    Ron Levin (RedskinsRule56’s father) from Potomac, MD stopped by and wrote, “Gibbs all the way!”

    Rick Hargreave from Centreville, VA stopped by to give us this year’s prediction: “10 – 6, playoffs!”

    Not to be outdone, Scott Tucker from Silver Spring, MD stopped by and gave us his two cents: “12-4!”

    Indian Girl from Arlington, VA walked up, all decked out in her garb, and wrote, “Go Skins!”

    Sean Conway from Elliott City, MD was giddy with excitement when he wrote, “Hail to the Chief! Gibbs is back!!! 1 – 0 vs. Tampa!!!!”

    Michael Goddard from Crawley, WV was passing along messages when he wrote, “See you tomorrow, Gridironmike!”

    Finally, Kelly Goddard from Manassas, VA stopped by and said, “Happy days are here again. Joe & the dirtbags are back!!!”

    Folks, this is just the beginning of our tailgate activities. Each week, we expect it to grow, and to become bigger and better. We are here to tell others about the best Redskins website on the ‘Net and to celebrate Redskins football. We would love it if you all came out to join us!

    Be sure to check the Tailgating photos section too.

    Until next time, save one of those beers for me!

    — Justice Hog

    Edit: This blog was archived in May of 2016 from our original articles database.It was originally posted by Fran Farren

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