Right now, the league is wide open to anyone, and there's no reason not to think the Redskins have a shot at the playoffs in an NFC East where every team has serious flaws.
The big story has been the progression of Robert Griffin III in Mike and Kyle Shanahan's offense. He led his first game-winning drive in Tampa Bay and made it look easy. At one point, his headset cut out and he was forced to call the plays himself. The result: a 20-yard pass to Fred Davis to help set up a field goal.
The Falcons game this weekend could be a huge turning point in the season for the Redskins. If they manage to pick up a win against one of the best teams in the league, you have to think Washington will enter the conversation as a legitimate contender, despite their defensive struggles.
Here's the good, the bad and the ugly from the first four weeks of the season.