Washington Redskins: 4 Reasons They Will Make the Playoffs in 2018

After a injury-riddled 2017 season which lead Washington to finish with a disappointing 7-9 mark, The franchise went through an identity change during the offseason which included bringing in highly touted free agents and a very deep draft class. Heading into this season, Washington has a deep roster filled with young talent and the so-called “drama” that has plagued the team for decades seems to be gone. The Redskins are ready to make noise in a stacked NFC in 2018.

Among the biggest changes for the Redskins was allowing Kirk Cousins to walk in free agency and acquiring Alex Smith from the Kansas City Chiefs. The offense will look different, but the Redskins are confident that they have made the moves necessary to get back into contention.

Derrius Guice was also drafted in the 2018 NFL Draft. Washington needed an upgrade at running back and Guice projects to be just that for them.

Here are five reasons that support the statement that Washington will make the postseason.

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