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Josh Wilson -- B+
It was surprising to see the Saints attack the Redskins top cover-corner so often, but Wilson held tough. He finished the game with two deflections and three tackles. Based off his improvement towards the end of last season and his showing today, coaches can rest assured with Wilson on the opposition's top receiver.
DeAngelo Hall -- B+
It may have taken him an eternity to finally get Drew Brees down, but DeAngelo Hall was responsible for one of the Redskins' two sacks today. Hall has good pass-rush vision and he's actually a threatening piece off the edge. Both he and the Redskins should benefit from his position adjustment.
Cedric Griffin -- A
After a lackluster preseason, many were skeptical of Griffin going into this game as a starter. To my surprise, Griffin played well and showed solid coverage skills on at least two deep attempts. Griffin also forced a Marques Colston fumble that ultimately stopped the Saints from putting up points late in the first half.
Madieu Williams -- B-
Leading the team with five tackles, Williams played smart football for a majority of the game. He was penalized for an illegal hit today, which resulted in 15 yards for the Saints. He also seemed a tad late on Jimmy Graham's touchdown in the first quarter. Nonetheless, Williams' football IQ is a nice addition.
Reed Doughty -- B+
We're typically critical of Doughty in coverage, but no real complaints today. During the hail mary pass to end the game, Doughty came up with the real game-sealing interception. A nice touch.
DeJon Gomes -- A
In just his second year with an increased role, DeJon Gomes played very well today. He finished the game with a team-leading five tackles and a key interception in the fourth quarter, which he returned 49 yards and set-up a Redskins touchdown.
With starter Brandon Meriweather sidelined for at least the next two weeks, a good performance from Gomes today is reassuring for fans and coaches.