The Washington Redskins had no panic in their game when they went to Philadelphia in Week 3. They stood toe to toe with the undefeated Eagles and traded punches for three quarters.
If the Redskins did not have such dastardly special teams ? they gave up a kickoff return for a touchdown, and Kai Forbath botched a 33-yard FG attempt ? Jay Gruden?s team might have found a way to beat the Eagles.
The key to Washington?s ability to stay close was the long passing of backup quarterback Kirk Cousins. He stepped into his deep throws and threw for 427 yards and three touchdowns. Look for more of the same when the Redskins meet the Giants Thursday night.
New York got a lift from Rashad Jennings in Week Three, as he rushed for 176 yards against Houston. The Redskin run defense will test Jennings, but he appears…
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