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Tweet of the Day: ‘Flight Marshals’ headline NFL’s #2 defense

The Redskins are allowing only 14.7 points a game, 2nd-best in the league

NFL: Washington Redskins at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Redskins’ official Twitter account tweeted out this infographic today, highlighting key defensive statistics through the first 3 games. The Redskins are ranked no lower than 3rd, and based on points per game allowed, Washington is currently the 2nd-best defense (14.7 PPG) in the NFL, behind only the Jacksonville Jaguars:

The Redskins will certainly face a tough test on Monday night when they travel to New Orleans to face the red-hot Saints’ offense. Drew Brees is only 200 yards away from eclipsing the all-time career passing yards record currently held by Peyton Manning.