But Martz has played mind games with so many, daring defensive coordinators to bring the house with a blitz and take his quarterback down before the yards and touchdowns pile up. In a maximum-protection league, Martz is more "mini-pro." No one stays back to block. Everybody and their mom goes out for a pass...
So what did Williams do yesterday? He remembered the film on the Lions, swallowed his stubborn pride and all but abandoned the blitz. He could not remember that ever happening in Washington.
"All last year and this year, there is nobody in the National Football League that gets more maximum protections than us," Williams said afterward. "Because they say, 'There goes Williams, blitzing again.' This week we didn't get it."
Punt punt punt punt end of half punt field goal safety punt interception interception decision. Game, blouses.