Washington Redskins: Why They Should Not Take the Cleveland Browns Lightly

December 15, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Over the past four weeks—all Redskins wins—the fans in Washington have gotten confident. Maybe even a bit cocky.
Surely there's good reason for that. Three consecutive wins against divisional rivals and a "cherry on top" win against Baltimore last Sunday have lifted expectations higher than they have been in over 10 years.
Well, like many of you, I have been watching this team for a long time. More than two decades, even. Although that may not seem long to some of our readers, it has seemed like a lifetime to other Redskins fans in their early-to-mid 20's.
One thing that has been common over that span is the classic "letdown game."
I pray to God that it doesn't happen this week (or this season, for that matter). I hope that the Redskins got that nonsense out of their system after the Carolina game.
However, Cleveland is a team the Redskins need to approach with extreme caution.
The last four games required very little effort to get the adrenali...

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