What Next for the Washington Redskins?

redskinsThere are just two weeks left in this season but for the Washington Redskins and their fans it probably feels like an eternity. The season has been a disaster for the Redskins and I am sure all parties involved just want it to end. Injuries and inconsistent play have set back the development of Robert Griffin III. Jay Gruden’s authority and control of the team seems weak at best with more and more players vocalizing their frustration. The questions on everybody’s mind is what does Washington do next? Read more about What Next for the Washington Redskins?

Ravens report card versus the Redskins: The defense and special teams

redskinsravensThe Baltimore Ravens beat the Washington Redskins Saturday night 23 to 17.  To find the report card on the offense go here.

Defensive Line: The defensive line showed its youth and talent against Robert Griffin, III. Tommy Jernigan had a sack and Brandon Williams also played lights out.  This unit may be short a few players but Williams looks like a guy about to break out.  The line only allowed 81 total rushing yards.  Grade A
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Washington holds off the Browns 24-23

browns redskinsWhen I was growing up I remember often hearing after a non-call in a game that a penalty could be called on every play from scrimmage so sometimes the refs would just have to let things go. Apparently, the new adage is a penalty could be called on every play, so call that penalty. Yellow flags littered the field to start the Monday night match-up between the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns which really prevented the development of any sort of rhythm or flow to the game. Read more about Washington holds off the Browns 24-23

Can Alfred Morris stay productive?

The Washington Redskins have relied on their running backs for many years. In 2012 the Redskins selected Alfred Morris in the sixth round. In his first two seasons Morris had over 1,000 yards in each season and 20 total touchdowns in his career. The last two years Morris has the second most rushing yards only behind Adrian Peterson.  After becoming a well known player in his rookie year Morris made his first Pro Bowl in the 2013-14 season. Read more about Can Alfred Morris stay productive?

How deep is the safety position for the Redskins?

The Washington Redskins had a weak spot at safety last season. That may change with the addition of Ryan Clark the former Pittsburgh Steelers safety. Bringing in Clark was a smart decision for the Washington Redskins as he played all 16 games last year, over 100 tackles, and he’s a great leader for the Redskins younger safety’s.

The Redskins still have Tanard Jackson who was suspended last year. Jackson can still help the Redskins with his hard hitting ability and the great hands he has.

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