Although happy to finally get a win, the Redskins wisely said that they couldn’t really draw a whole lot of satisfaction from the victory.
Although encouraged by the improvement, the Redskins believe that the true measuring stick for growth will come this week when the team faces the Oakland Raiders, who rank third in the NFL, averaging 148.7 rushing yards a game.
The Raiders' starting quarterback suffered a concussion, and backup Matt Flynn could take over, but the Redskins don't seem to mind.
Linebacker London Fletcher's midweek address failed to produce a win over the Lions.
'We never thought we’d be 0-3 coming off the offseason we had and the last year that we had,' wide receiver Pierre Garcon says.
The Redskins have allowed the most yards in a season's first three games by an NFL team since 1966, according to Elias.
Brandon Meriweather again handled a limited workload in practice on Thursday.
Nose tackle says, 'I felt like I was pretty effective." His hand won't be fully healed for several more weeks.
Redskins cornerback David Amerson and defensive end Chris Baker both were limited in Wednesday’s practice according to the team’s first injury report of Week 2.
Defensive tackle hopes to play Monday night and says he doesn't think his play will be affected.