Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/5/14
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From a fan's perspective, the Washington Redskins defense played terribly familiar this past Sunday at the St. Louis Rams. Familiar as in, squandering a big lead, and letting a seemingly unknown offensive player from the other team have a career day.Robert Griffin III had a setback game, but no reasonable person should have expected every week to be New Orleans. He did enough, however, to help the team win.It was the Redskins defense that let the team, the city, and Redskins Nation down yesterday.Defensive captain London Fletcher, among other things, was quoted as saying, “You know what, defensively we didn’t play well enough to win. I take responsibility for that as a captain of the defense, and I don’t feel good about that. We need to be hard on ourselves. We have to look at the film, see what mistakes we made and come back and be ready to play next week.”Amidst the brutally physical game, two key defensive starters went down with injuries for the Redskins. Defensive lineman Adam ...
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