The Redskins are among the best teams when it comes to sacks allowed over the course of the season. Over the last five weeks, not so much. The change is less about the offensive line's protection problems or Kirk Cousins reading defenses. Instead, it's about a change in plan which came with a change in personnel. You see DeSean Jackson's picture above so that's a giveaway. The issue isn't with Jackson's play, but what happens when the team seeks those big plays down the field he provides.
I stopped by #ScoutNow for a discussion on the rise in sacks.
Washington hosts Buffalo Sunday. The Bills are 30th in the NFL with 19 sacks.
Of course, Jackson did no practice Wednesday with a knee injury suffered in Sunday's win.
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