Mike Shanahan says the Washington Redskins' poor start is a ''temporary setback'' and that he has no plans to sit Robert Griffin III.
Griffin says maybe he needs to be more of a ''stern leader.''
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall says the next opponent is ''probably smiling right now looking at our defense.''
Linebacker London Fletcher says he and his teammates are facing ''as close to a must-win situation as possible'' - just three games into the season.
The Redskins have been undisciplined and fundamentally unsound in big losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers, outscored 50-7 and outgained 695-230 in the first halves of those two games combined. Griffin hasn't looked the same in his return from major knee surgery, but he's hardly the only culprit: bad penalties and bad tackling are also near the top of the list.
''We've done some things that have definitely been uncharacteristic of us,'' Fletcher said Monday. ''Coach Shanahan always talks about penalties, making sure ...