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.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. Observations and opinions from the Redskins 20-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins Sunday, their fifth consecutive loss after a 3-1 start.
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.
When a hamstring forced linebacker London Fletcher to leave the Redskins loss to Carolina, it means the lone defensive ironman during the first half of the season would be Ryan Kerrigan a rookie