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The bye week came at the perfect time for the Redskins safety, he got a chance to heal without missing a game.

Redskins bye week comes at the right time with six players injured in tie with Bengals

In today’s mailbag, we take a look at the use of some players, coaching strategies, reasons for the improvements seen during this four-game win streak, and more.

Duke Ihenacho received the start, but Donte Whitner finished with more snaps in Washington's victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

It could take a while before thesafety works his way into a prominent role, but both player and coordinator say it's mostly about learning Washington's terminology.

After placing its starting strong safety on injured reserve because of a concussion, Washington signs a veteran safety and a former three-time Pro Bowl pick.

Thirteenth-year veteran's season ends with ACL injury that will require surgery and lengthy recovery.

The second-year player and rookie had key interceptions on Sunday, helping Washington avoid a 0-3 start.

Washington's veteran defensive back could be out for the season with a knee injury.

The safety said he "almost had a heart attack" when he woke up to a missed a call as the Redskins were making final cuts. It turned out it was his best friend.

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