Washington Redskins’ Defense: Little Depth Means Big Problems

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Published: March 18, 2009


... last year's number four ranked defense.

The 'Skins brought in Albert Haynesworth to bolster a non-existent pass rush and then proceeded to cut their best end rusher in Taylor. Though his time in DC was a disappointment, Taylor still had better pass rushing skills than the rest of the 'Skins' D-line.

The fact that Dan Snyder gave up second and sixth rounders to land him hurts even more.

Demetric Evans also left DC, signing with the 'Niners yesterday. He provided a solid presence against the run and was an occasional pass rushing threat.

This leaves the Redskins with just five defensive ends on their roster: Rob Jackson, Chris Wilson, Alex Buzbee, Renaldo Wynn, and Andre Carter. Carter is the only one with starting experience, while Jackson and Buzbee might not even make the final roster next season.

Jackson will be entering his second year after being drafte...

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