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It's certainly not surprising that Washington's rookie defensive backs have been burned more than a few times in their first taste of the NFL.
That still doesn't mean their performance hasn't been disappointing.
The Redskins had high hopes for free safety Bacarri Rambo, who started each of the first two games. After a lackluster start that saw Pro Football Focus (subscription required) award him a -8.3 rating, he was promptly benched in favor of the more consistent veteran, Reed Doughty.
Cornerback David Amerson has also struggled, being constantly targeted by opposing quarterbacks. Amerson is a ball hawk, but his risk-taking has cost the Redskins.
He slightly redeemed himself Sunday with a pick-six, but that play was more a product of Matt Flynn's hesitancy to throw than Amerson's coverage skills.
Jordan Reed has been a bright spot for the Redskins. He looks to be a dynamic playmaker and Griffin's preferred tight end target. If Reed can stay healthy and continue to make plays, Fred Davis may be on his way out.