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“I can’t say anything besides giving up the big play, some of the mental busts that we’ve had,” added linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. “That’s probably the biggest thing. Just step up and make a play. We’ve got to make plays that other teams have been making on us.”

And even if the postseason is out of reach, Alexander, for one, believes the Redskins have something significant to play for.

“We really just want to come back for ourselves and just start putting some games together and winning,” he said. “Obviously for personal pride, and everybody in here is a competitor. It’s good we play a lot of division opponents because we know them, we’re familiar with them. It gives us a great chance to be able to achieve some of our goals.”