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Getting Defensive About the Redskins Defense

Article By on 11th November, 2009

... Redskins offense this season. Frankly, I'm tired of writing about it. So I'm going to rant about the defense for a while.

Redskins defensive coordinator Greg Blache gets a lot of credit for a job well done on defense due to his high rankings (see below) on defense.

But should he?

The Redskins rank sixth overall in yards allowed per game, sandwiched between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots. Pretty good company. Washington also tops the NFL in passing yards allowed per game. They’re also near the top in most red-zone categories.

The flip side here is the team ranks 25th overall in rushing, only a few yards ahead of juggernauts like Cleveland, Buffalo and Kansas City, allowing an eye-popping avera...

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