One Flaw in the Washington Redskins’ 53-Man Roster: Punt Returning

Posted: 10th September 2009 by Eric Holmberg in NFL
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There is an easy story to write about the Washington Redskins. It's one that may play out again this year, one that wasn’t fixed by the Redskins 53-man roster. Every year, the Redskins look amazing on paper yet have failed to post a winning record in seven out of the last 10 years. The special teams unit, which was ranked 25th by Football Outsiders, was a barren desert of production last season: from Shaun Suisham making a career-low 72 percent of his kicks, to punters Durant Brooks and Ryan Plackemeier, to Antwaan Randle El returning punts.  The Redskins organization has only fixed one of those problems (Hunter Smith as the new punter), hoped one problem would fix itself (Suisham), and totally ignored the other (Randle El). Whether you use basic NFL statistics or advanced metri ...

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