Seemingly out of nowhere, or out of their bye week to be specific, the Washington Redskins turned a 3-6 season into a 10-6 NFC East division championship and a playoff berth. Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris played indispensable roles in the seven-game run. One could say unequivocally that he 'Skins couldn't have made their late-season surge without their two rookie stars.
In order to repeat, if not exceed, their 2012 success, Washington will need more than good fortune on their side.
Over the course of a season, every team deals with adversity—injuries, suspensions, player regressions and outright disappointment. And like any every other NFL team, the Redskins could have their hopes of repeating as division champs and making noise next postseason derailed by any number of unfortunate scenarios.
And here are some of the worst possible developments that could spell disaster for Washington in 2013.