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Redskins come in 24th in our Preseason Power Rankings

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Robert Griffin III’s arrival has people in Washington excited and his addition has helped the Redskins finish 24th in our Preseason Power Rankings.

Is the addition of a long needed franchise quarterback enough to justify this ranking? Or have we lost our collective minds when it comes to a team that was 5-11 last year and still has plenty of other weaknesses in the lineup?

As always, we count on PFT Planet to let us know where we stand. Take a moment to vote in the poll below and make your voice heard about where the Redskins should rate as we get ready for the 2012 season.

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13 Responses to “Redskins come in 24th in our Preseason Power Rankings”
  1. bigdog3838 says: Jul 13, 2012 9:10 AM

    you mean the team that beat the Superbowl champs twice with turnover-saurus Rex at quarterback? I think they may improve greatly.

  2. albanyhawker says: Jul 13, 2012 9:16 AM

    what happened to the index to the previous posts?

  3. hulkhogansays says: Jul 13, 2012 9:17 AM

    Acceptable. But haters beware, the Redskins are a sleeping giant who are about to wake up and dominate now that our phoenom RGIII has arrived brother. HTTR.

  4. antmings says: Jul 13, 2012 9:32 AM

    I just dnt understand how he is classified as a franchise QB and has not proved anything in this league…

  5. benh999 says: Jul 13, 2012 9:36 AM

    Considering they beat the Giants and almost beat the Patriots with QBs no better than marginal backups for starters, one could make a case for a much higher ranking.

  6. mattyk72 says: Jul 13, 2012 9:50 AM

    As a Skins fan I can live with this preseason ranking. Until we see RG3 in live action and how the rest of the offense comes together, I couldn’t really justify ranking them much higher.

  7. rufustfireflyjr says: Jul 13, 2012 10:00 AM

    I’m predicting an 8-8 record, which should put the ‘Skins somewhere in the middle of the pack. Improved QB and WR play, more depth along the O-line, which is not as bad as some think it is, and a solid D should put the team somewhere in the 16-20 range vis-a-vis the other teams, so 24th is a tad low.

  8. dclogicatlast says: Jul 13, 2012 10:05 AM

    Lost your collective mind for jumping a team 3 spots from where they were originally slotted to draft? That makes no sense. Considering they added RGIII, it would nonsensical to move them up any less than 3 spots.

  9. juv3rd11 says: Jul 13, 2012 10:11 AM

    get no respect but that’s ok….we will shock the world….GO SKINS

  10. skinsfan24 says: Jul 13, 2012 10:21 AM

    Thats stupid and ridiculous!!! Easily top 15 in the nfl! Lost 5 games by less than 5 pts last year!!!

  11. mpayne12 says: Jul 13, 2012 10:25 AM

    I think the ranking is about right any team that replaces Rex “F-it I’m going deep” Grossman deserve a boost of at least 5 spots on the power rankings.

  12. 49erstim says: Jul 13, 2012 11:46 AM

    @skinsfan24….and Skins fans in general….don’t take this ranking as disrespect. Your team has a lot of new offensive toys which adds question marks. I think RG3 is an upgrade and Morgan (miss him a LOT) and Garcon are as well, but they have to learn a new offense and gel together as well. That is an uphill climb. How fast all that happens is also a question mark. Your team finally looks like it is putting together a competitor for a SB, you just have to be patient. Good luck.

  13. nfcbeast21 says: Jul 13, 2012 11:20 PM

    You have to remember that they are in a division with 3 much better teams. 4th place in the NFC east will yield them no better than 6-10. No secondary and aging linebackers make for plenty of shoot outs. RG3 will play a max of 10 games with his style of play and injury risks. I am an Eagles fan who would love to see the skins beat up on the Giants and Cowgirls, but I just don’t see it…

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