2009 Image Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images North America via Zimbio.comThe Washington Redskins open the NFL season against the New Orleans Saints this Sunday. The Saints are a special opponent for two reasons. First, the Redskins and Saints share a connection with Gregg Williams, and second, Roger Goodell has touched both teams. Reason No. 2 makes the Saints beatable, IMO, but that may be the homer coming out of me.
I went to Andrew Juge, my Bloguin colleague who covers the Saints on The Saints Nation Blog for answers. Andrew shared great insight on the Saints. The Q&A is lengthy. Here's the executive summary of his comments:
Bounty or not, the Saints won with offense. Sanctioned players, including Jonathan Vilma, will not be missed.
Gregg Williams still infuses the soul of the defense, in a good way. Juge's impressions of Williams recalled my memories of his days in Washington.
Steve Spagnuolo is making a positive impression.
The Redskins must make the...