The bye week did, indeed, seem to come at the perfect time for the banged-up Redskins, who are getting healthy as they enter a very tough stretch on their schedule.
Need to Know: Five early thoughts on Redskins vs. Patriots including an opportunity for Cousins and perhaps a chance for the Redskins to get going on the ground.
The Redskins’ scuffling ground game could receive a boost Sunday at New England.
The conventional wisdom says that the Redskins will need to run the ball and control the clock when they play the Patriots on Sunday.
DeAngelo Hall has missed the last four games with a sprained toe, but the veteran cornerback said on Monday that he expects to return soon.