Pat Kirwin has ranked the teams where they are right now, and he's placed the Redskins in tier 3, "teams that could be in contention for a playoff spot."
Washington Redskins: The addition of a proven head coach, general manager and quarterback has changed everything for the 'Skins. Last year, Washington scored 17 or fewer points 11 times. Not many teams can win that way. Donovan McNabb is not going to let the offense repeat those numbers in 2010. He energizes the 'Skins the way Favre ignited the Vikings.