Chris Baker


After struggling to force takeaways earlier this season, Washington’s defense has recovered three fumbles and intercepted two passes the past two games.


Need to Know: It shouldn't be a big deal, but draft status and paycheck size are no longer automatic tickets to starting jobs with the Redskins.


The Redskins have undergone a lot of roster churn since Mike Shanahan was relieved of his duties as head coach and de facto general manager in December of 2013.


Here are five things we learned during the Redskins’ 23-20 win over the Eagles:

1) Kirk Cousins can finish a game


The Redskins didn't think their game against the Rams was a must-win, but they did realize the importance of it.