Last week, Portis’ 78-yard run created a first-and-goal from the Chiefs 10. First down: Throwaway. Second down: Incomplete. Third down: Pass batted down.
Shaun Suisham has five field goals on drives that stalled at the 10-yard line of closer.
“That’s the thing,” Randle El said. “First half and second half, we’ve gotten into a rhythm on some drives, but when we get to the red zone …”
Randle El didn’t finish his sentence but didn’t need to. If the Redskins can’t get their offense in order, the season is finished.
But if Lewis’ play calling creates a spark, maybe things can still be salvaged.
“Our defense is going to keep us in ball games, I absolutely know that,” Zorn said. “Once we get our offense clicking and moving, we’ll feel happy about the decision and it could be a positive decision down the road.”
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