Patchwork D could doom Redskins
Injuries to Washington's defense and lack of a pass rush could be issues
The Washington Redskins have exceeded expectations in 2012 with their dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III, an unexpected and productive running game with unheralded running back Alfred Morris and surprising receivers stepping up in the passing game. Washington's defense has also played at a high level without key injured playmakers; they've done iit with mirrors under defensive coordinator Jim Haslett's innovative schemes.
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