One could argue that, if not for the miserable effort the defense of the Washington Redskins has put on, they could be 2-1, or at the very least have one win under their belts. The reality of the situation is that the 'Skins defense is awful, and their offense has been neutralized for a number of reasons.
Is the ship sinking, or is this just another season-opening slump that will be corrected coming out of the bye week?
Needless to say, there are a number of things that have gone wrong for the Redskins, and even more shooting themselves in the foot. Penalties, miscues, poor effort and general disarray have turned a team with some Super Bowl buzz into a team with no identity and more questions than it can possibly answer.
Here's a look at some of the biggest issues with the Washington Redskins through the first three weeks of the season.