Washington Redskins 2012: Turnover Margin Is a Key to Winning

December 23, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Washington Redskins are a plus-13 in turnover differential this season, ranking them fourth in the NFL through Week 15. 
They're plus-12 in their eight wins and have won the turnover battle in every victory except their Week 13 win over the New York Giants on Monday Night Football. The 'Skins have scored 96 points through 14 games, more than double that of their 43 points off turnovers in the 2011 season.  
For comparison the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs rank last in the NFL as both teams have 34 turnovers and a paltry 12 takeaways resulting in a minus-22 differential.
The 'Skins have 26 takeaways on the season: 17 interceptions and nine fumble recoveries.   The team is led by linebacker London Fletcher and cornerback DeAngelo Hall in interceptions as each player has four.  Cornerback Josh Wilson is the only defensive player with two fumble recoveries.
The more significant factor in this equation is the number of turnovers ...

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