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And adjusting themselves. Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett noted that after the Redskins saw the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees take a lot of seven-step drops in the season-opener, other offenses have used quick throws to cut down on the time defenders have to rush.

“I think last year coming in here, people didn’t really know how talented we were up front. They know what we have the ability to do,” Bowen said. “Sometimes you hear people talking about we’re not getting enough pass rush. They’re getting the ball out quick. I know our guys are talented up front. If we get the opportunity to rush the passer, we’ll get there.”