Found September 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
If word coming out of the Nation’s Capitol is true, Redskins fans may see a lot more of this on Sunday (Photo: Al Tielemans/SI) On Sunday, the Washington Redskins will try and put their first-half demons behind them against the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field. It won’t be easy, as the Lions seemingly match up very well with the Skins, but quarterback Robert Griffin III knows the team is talented enough to do so. “We will figure it out . . . we work too hard not to,” the reigning NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year tweeted after last week’s defeat at the hands of Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. The team came into the 2013 season with extremely high expectations after winning the NFC East in 2012. WR Pierre Garcon thought so highly of the offense that they had the potential to be the “greatest ever”. It was a pretty far-fetched notion when he said it originally; now, it’s simply laughable. It hasn’t just been the offense that has labored, though. The Washington defense has allowed ...
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