The Redskins fired defensive coordinator Jim Haslett on New Year’s Eve in 2014. One of the first candidates they interviewed to replace Haslett was Wade Phillips.
In less than a year, the Redskins completed a stunning turnaround, ascending from a laughingstock in 2014 to a division champion in 2015.
Need to Know: The Redskins signed veteran defensive lineman Ziggy Hood as a first step towards building up their defensive line.
After his first season as starter, Kirk Cousins started to reveal just how devoted he is to football.