With fewer urgent matters to tend to, the bye week presents the perfect time to take a deep dive into the Washington Football team seven games in. Before the season, this reporter forecasted a 4-12 finish for Washington. At the time, the assumption was 4-12 would mean another long, meaningless slog to the finish line in December.
This is probably no surprise. Here’s what PFN had to say about him: Chase Young didn’t fill up the box score against the Giants, but anyone who watched him play recognized he was commonly one of the two or three best players on the field at all times. He forced Daniel Jones into a red zone interception and was constantly affecting the run game.
In his 10th season in the NFL, Washington defensive end Ryan Kerrigan has seen his role reduced to a supporting cast instead of a lead attraction. The four-time Pro Bowl selection has seen his playing time cut to less than 40 percent of the team’s defensive snaps on average this season. Instead, Montez Sweat and [more]