On Thursday, Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett addressed the media.
Haslett’s unit has been disappointing through the first three weeks of the season, but showed obvious improvement against the Detroit Lions. Predicated on stopping the run, the defense was able to have its best performance to date—holding the Lions to 63 rushing yards and limiting the damage in the red zone.
With Calvin Johnson in his arsenal, the Redskins held quarterback Matthew Stafford to only 20 percent completion percentage inside the 20-yard line.
Moving forward though, Haslett’s defense is facing the unknown of the unknown. Will Terrelle Pryor be healthy enough to play? If so, will the read-option make an appearance or stay in the O.co Coliseum dugout? If Matt Flynn is playing, will the Raiders resort to a more “traditional” game plan?
Here’s Haslett in his own words to those questions:
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