Redskins’ Bowen on first Giants game: “We were supposed to win”
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 1, 2012
“We were supposed to win that game,” Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen told the Washington Times. And that’s what the Redskins think they should be playing for. But if the Redskins had won their October game against the Giants, then first place would be on the line Monday night. If the Redskins want to catch the Giants in the NFC East, they’re going to have to forget the “should haves” and “supposed tos” and get a win on Monday night that actually counts on the scoreboard and in the standings. They would not, technically, be in control of their own destiny, as he claims, because they would still need teams in front of them to lose even if the Redskins won out. No pretense, no bluster, just the same, matter-of-fact tone he uses earlier in the interview when he honestly offers up John Elway, Michael Vick and Randall Cunningham among his influences and says Ray Lewis is the player whose autograph he would most like to get.
At the end of this interview with Robert Griffin III, he is asked to answer this question: The Washington Redskins are going to the Super Bowl in how many years? Griffin, nonplussed, offers this answer: "This year. I mean, it doesn't matter. Our se…