The moments didn't define Washington Redskins cornerback Bashaud Breeland, but they certainly were revealing. The rookie was matched against Dez Bryant inside the 5-yard line late in the third quarter and twice stopped passes to the standout Dallas Cowboys receiver.
And Goldson's leadership was hailed. But calling meetings is not why the Redskins hail his leadership. Rather, it's because of the small things he does, what he says - or doesn't say - to teammates. Or, rather, how he says it. Or it's how he conducts himself.
The star wide receiver watched from the sideline and has been listed as probable for Monday night's showdown with the Cowboys. The ‘probable' designation means there is a virtually certainty that he'll suit up at FedEx Field.
8âThe number of third-quarter turnovers committed by the Redskins this year. They are the nexus of the third-quarter problems the Redskins have suffered from this year; opponents have scored after all eight of the takeaways (6 TD, 2 FG, 48 points).
The fifth-year veteran will step in for inside linebacker Perry Riley, who will be out for three to six weeks with a stress fracture in his right foot. With Keenan Robinson battling injuries, Foster will start alongside Will Compton when the Redskins take on the Cowboys on Monday night. He says he will be ready.