Washington Redskins-Detroit Lions: Who Gets the Blame in Redskins Loss

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This game was worse than the Lions game from last year. It was so bad, I think Redskins fans should actively petition the NFL to never let the Washington Redskins play in the state of Michigan again. In yet another game that seemed easy, we were out-played, out-coached, out-muscled, and out-hustled.
The discussion for much of the next two weeks is going to be the fourth quarter benching of Donovan McNabb (I think I'm going to take a week off from watching NFL Total Access and SportsCenter), but let's examine who can take the blame for the loss in this game.
Special Teams
No way I'm going to blame special teams for this loss. Through four quarters, special teams kept trying to make plays. Yes, an unfortunate block called back a 95-yard Brandon Banks touchdown. But then Brandon Banks ran in another touchdown. The field goal unit deserves a little bit of blame for encroachment; on a drive where we could've held Detroit to three points, we gave them a new set of downs a...

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