The Washington Redskins will seek to snap their four-game losing streak as they take on the St. Louis Rams at home.
Johnny Hekker extension – St. Louis Rams give punter $18 million contract extension
Rams embarrass Raiders – Rams destroy Oakland Raiders, 52-0
Robert Griffin III benched – Washington Redskins bench quarterback for Colt McCoy
The Washington Redskins are coming off their fourth loss in a row, and their defense looked abysmal in a 49-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Benching quarterback Robert Griffin III has not helped matters so far, but Colt McCoy has continued to look promising. He threw for 392 yards and three touchdowns on 31-of-47 passing.
Running back Alfred Morris was held to 67 rushing yards on 17 carries, and the absence of Griffin likely affected his performance as he performed better with him.
The Redskins fell to 3-9 with their latest loss, but they will have a home matchup against the St. Louis Rams. The Rams have pulled off some amazing upsets this season, but they are still inconsistent and vulnerable to losing on any given day.
The Rams looked like a strong team last week though as they dominated the Oakland Raiders, 52-0. Running back Tre Mason led the way for the Rams as he ran for 117 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries.
Mason also added three catches for 47 yards and a touchdown in the receiving department. Defensive end Robert Quinn made the Raiders offensive line’s life miserable as he registered three sacks.
The Redskins offense will be a tough test for the Rams though, and McCoy is capable of moving the chains more than Griffin ever did. Playing at home won’t hurt either.
Prediction: Redskins 27, Rams 20View poll on FanMob