The Redskins need to stay aggressive on first downs. In the second quarter, Kirk Cousins completed four passes for 58 yards on first down, with an 11-yard keeper off bootleg action as well. The Eagles are overaggressive trying to stop the run.
Khyri Thornton missed the first six games of the season while suspended, and although the Detroit Lions played fine for a while without the defensive tackle, toward the end of his ban, a key teammate went down with a serious injury. Haloti Ngata went on injured reserve a couple of weeks ago following