The 0-5 Washington Redskins hit the street this week to face an equally winless opponent within the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins are 0-Four on the season and customarily thought to be the worst workforce within the NFL. The Redskins need to keep away from being positioned in that class with a win and doing so with a brand new interim coach.
On Monday former coach Jay Gruden was relieved of his submit and changed by Invoice Callahan.
Callahan will now attempt to resurrect the Redskins season and produce a distinct strategy to the way in which issues are achieved.
The Sunday contest would be the Redskins third street sport of the season with losses already to the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.
The final time the Redskins visited Miami and Arduous Rock Stadium again in 2011 they misplaced to the Dolphins 20-9 in a Week 10 sport. The final time Washington defeated the Dolphins was an extra time victory in Week 1 of the 2007 season.
Whereas chatting with the media from the INOVA Sports activities Efficiency Heart at Redskins Park after a current observe, Callahan spoke in regards to the message he’s sending his gamers in preparation for Sunday’s contest.
“Yeah, it’s actually once more the main focus of basic soccer,” Callahan mentioned. “Simply actually making an attempt to get again to some actually hardcore fundamentals and actually straddle the road, it’s actually form of a high quality line, of the well being of your workforce and likewise pushing them bodily to enhance their fundamentals. I feel we completed each immediately. We do have some gamers which are banged up, particularly early on a Wednesday, however I believed we acquired by quite a lot of good physicality and quite a lot of good basic drilling. I feel that’s the important thing. I feel that’s the secret. For those who’re not good in your fundamentals, you’re not going to have them later within the sport. That psychological toughness about fundamentals is essential, and in the event you don’t observe them day-after-day– it’s similar to a golfer when he’s on the tour. If he’s not on the driving vary hitting balls, he’s not going to get higher. That swing and that timing goes to be totally different. So, actually what that is about, is simply to give attention to their basic strategies in order that we will proceed to groom them, enhance them, one % a day the place we will stack these enhancements on day- by-day and week-by-week. Particularly so for the younger participant, the younger participant must get higher. So, we carried out a possibility interval, a improvement interval late within the observe, in order that they will all get with their coaches and focus in on one space of their play or two areas of their play in order that they will get incrementally higher.”
Within the workforce’s final assembly in Week 1 of the 2015 season, the Redskins misplaced to the Dolphins 17-10 at FedexField.
What would a win over the Dolphins do for the Redskins from a statistical and historic standpoint?
A win would give the Redskins their first win over Miami on the street.
A ‘W’ would mark the primary win below Interim Head Coach Invoice Callahan.
A victory over the Dolphins would give Washington their first win over Miami since 9/9/07.
A win would make the Redskins 4-Zero in Week 6 video games over the previous 4 seasons.
Being victorious will mark the primary time that the Redskins picked up their first win of the season in opposition to an AFC opponent since defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 2 of the 2014 season.
A win improves the Redskins all-time document in opposition to the Dolphins to 6-9.
A win would enhance the Redskins all-time document in opposition to AFC East groups to 26-25.
Lastly, successful offers the Redskins their 10th win within the state of Florida.