Were cranking up the NFL off-season, and there are always surprise twists and turns, especially when you follow the Washington Redskins.
Somehow, someway, the Redskins handled the New York Giants in Weeks 1 and 15, and piled up 463 yards in a Week 16, seven-point loss to New England.
Four different running backs started games for the Redskins in 2011. Roy Helu and Evan Royster are under contract and it is expected that the team will re-sign Tim Hightower.
During the course of the year, 11 of the Redskins 12 draft picks from 2011 were on the active roster.
Once again, the start of the offseason coincides with the end of the regular season for the Redskins. Here is what is ahead between now and the start of the 2012 season:Jan.