Redskins' secondary will keep the game close

The Patriots shouldn't look past the Redskins, because their stellar secondary can contain Brady and keep the game close, writes Doug Kretz.

Updated: October 26, 2007, 1:11 PM ET
By Doug Kretz | Scouts Inc.
The Washington Redskins travel up to Foxborough to play the New England Patriots this weekend and everyone is expecting this to be pretty much a blowout. Odds makers have the Patriots listed as a 16.5 point favorite. And the way the Patriots have been playing, as of late, it is understandable why everyone thinks they could walk away with this one.

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A career NFL scout, Doug Kretz spent 19 seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, one each with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins and three with the Cleveland Browns. A soccer player in college at Seattle Pacific University, Kretz spent four years as football and soccer coach at Newport High School in Bellevue, Wash., before joining the Seahawks.