Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 7/20/13
ProFootballTalk.com continues their PFT Preseason Power Rankings, revealing no. 11: The Washington Redskins. Of course, like many observers, they think the season hinges on their franchise QB Robert Griffin III and his recovery from a devastating knee injury. While they're not the most complete team, they do have a good squad who should continue where they left off in 2012: Strengths: '...think of Griffin faking the hand-off to running back Alfred Morris and zinging the ball over the top of a defense with linebackers and defensive backs ruing the false steps they took thinking it was a running play. Recall Griffin breaking containment and sprinting away from the Minnesota defense for the clinching 76-yard TD last October. When Griffin is healthy, the Redskins can wear down and wear out opposing defenses with all of their options. No team attached the edges more in the run game a season ago, and why not? The Redskins racked up 6.8 yards per rush off left end and 6.2 yards per rush off the right end. When Griffin isn’t hitting swift receivers like Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan in stride or making a productive dash out of the pocket, Morris (1,613 yards, 11 TDs) is grinding out tough yards time and again. ' Read the rest >
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