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Dallas Week Primer: Beating Familiarity with Innovative Strategy

What innovative strategy should the Washington Redskins employ against their rivals?

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I hope everyone is having a great holiday season and I am looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible on Sunday. As for the nature of this week's question from Marshall, this week presents a rare opportunity for a young coach. He can try a lot of things that he wouldn't get away with trying at almost any point. I'm not saying he should run the swinging gate twice in a row or anything--that would be just plain ludicrous--but his leash is a little longer.

I guess for me, one possibility here is for Jay Gruden to employ the no-huddle offense with regularity. It would solve our awful time management issue (especially when Robert Griffin III has been under center) and could catch Dallas by surprise. A series of quick-hitters to Pierre Garcon and DeSean Jackson with some Alfred Morris sprinkled in would be fun to watch.

I guess giving Tress Way a second chance at a fake punt could also be justified, but that is starting down a dangerous path that ends with swinging gates.

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