Washington's surprising start to the 2012 season has been impressive to say the least. But the Redskins must make a few critical improvements if they are to contend in the competitive NFC East.
Entering this year, nobody foresaw Kyle Shanahan's offense posting league-leading numbers behind a rookie quarterback.
But that is just what Robert Griffin and Co. have done.
A rookie combination of Alfred Morris and RGIII have the Redskins in the top 10 of nearly every offensive category. However, the team has just three wins to show for it.
Finally the 'Skins are close.
At last the faithful fans in D.C. have a franchise quarterback they know can lead them back to the Superbowl.
But a few things still stand between Washington and greatness.
And I am here to tell you what they are.
Here are three areas the Redskins must improve on to contend in the NFC East.