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Redskins focus on the body during short week

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

The Washington Redskins have just three days in between games this week thanks to a featured spot against the NFC East-rival Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving.

The short week completely reworks the normal preparation for a game, and the timing isn't necessarily great for the Redskins. Quarterback Alex Smith was lost for the season with two broken bones in his leg on Sunday and backup Colt McCoy gets just three days to get ready for his first start since 2014. The team also signed Mark Sanchez...