The Redskins have cut their roster to 53 and they are starting to prepare for their season opener in Houston.
So far, all the talk of the preseason has been about the offense.
Based on how the defense played last season, this is a squad in need of playmakers. Who will step up this season? Check out who our experts think can step up.
It looks like the Redskins are halfway to their defensive goals of getting more sacks and creating more turnovers.
Jay Gruden is excited about how the Redskins defense performed against the Ravens. "It's going to be very necessary for us to play great defense early on in the season most likely," he says.