The Washington Post

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and assistant Keith Burns said their special teams units displayed improvement on Sunday.

Mike Jones gives five observations from Sunday's win, including the impact of Roy Helu Jr. and the real deal with the special teams, Fred Davis and Brandon Meriweather.

'You've got to prove yourself both as a player and as a coach,' says Redskins coach, who adds that he won't overreact to his club's special teams woes.

Switch from Danny Smith to Keith Burns has led to adjustment period, tight end says, calling performance on special teams so far "embarrassing."

In this week’s mailbag, we begin to play the blame game as most of your questions centered on which coaches and players should be held responsible for the 1-4 start?

'Lorenzo Alexander is not gonna show up,' coach says.