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DeAngelo Hall's return is good for Washington, but only because there were no other options readily available.
A quick rundown of the Redskins' roster reveals that there are very few weaknesses on the team—save for the mess that is the defensive backfield.
There might not be a team in the NFL worse off than the Redskins when it comes to cornerback and safety. This team is straight up bad back there, and there is a lot that has to go right in order for the unit to be even decent in 2013.
DeAngelo Hall created a lot of buzz when he came back with a cheaper deal, mostly because Redskins fans simply wanted him out of town. But the sad reality is that Hall's return might have been the best news for the depleted secondary.
Josh Wilson, who is really nothing special by any stretch of the imagination, would have taken over the No. 1 cornerback spot. Richard Crawford, E.J. Biggers, or David Amerson likely would have duked it out for No. 2. How scary is that?
In addition, the safety position is in shambles. The future is bright, but it is clearly the weakest and most inexperienced part of the roster.
The defense's success will be predicated on the success of the secondary. It's not looking pretty right now, and everyone will be looking to see if the ragtag bunch in the defensive backfield can at least keep the games close.