During the rocky transition to the 3-4 scheme last year and while familiarizing several new faces this year, one constant for the Redskins defense has been third down effectiveness.
Just about every team starts the second half of their season this weekend and 20 teams either lead or are within two games of their division lead.
Playing time totals and observations from the Redskins 19-11 loss to San Francisco on Sunday:
OFFENSE (67 snaps)
RB: Roy Helu 64, Darrel Young 18, Ryan Torain 3.