'Skins adopt tougher look

Defense tightens in a united front against Panthers

Pro Football

November 28, 2006|By Don Markus | Don Markus,Sun Reporter

The Washington Redskins' defense had taken more shots than it had delivered during the first 10 weeks of the season, not only from opposing teams but also from fans and media.

Perhaps the most decisive blow came last week, in the form of a scathing article in ESPN the Magazine, which outlined the turmoil among the defensive players and coaches, particularly assistant head coach Gregg Williams.

Falcons@Redskins Sunday, 1 p.m., Ch. 5, 1430 AM Line: Redskins by 2

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