Standing, or sitting miserably, at 3-5, the Washington Redskins are at a crossroads in their season. They can build off of their victory over the San Diego Chargers, or allow their season to crumble and blow away in a mire of problems no one expected them to have to face.
It is safe to say that the 'Skins have a number of questions to answer before all is truly lost this season.
The rest of the season, however, can wait, because the Redskins face the Minnesota Vikings, who are not nearly as horrid as their 1-7 mark would suggest. They still have Adrian Peterson, and that's enough to win a game or two any day.
Here are some of the questions the Redskins will need to answer this week against the Vikings.