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Formula For a Successful Redskins Season: Part Two of Four

Published by on May 15, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Change No. 2: Creating Havoc On Pass Defense

The Redskins had 24 sacks the entire 2008 season (or a little more than one per game).  That will not win you football games in the NFL.

Fortunately for the Redskins, they did not trade up in the draft to select QB Mark Sanchez of USC.  Although he is talented, it would have set the franchise back five years or more.  Instead, Texas DE/LB Brian Orakpo landed in their laps.

The last time the Redskins had a talent like Orapko—LB LaVar Arrington from Penn State—it was wasted. Greg Williams, the team's defensive coordinator at the time, made the mistake of forcing a supreme...

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