This just about matches up with NFL.com’s preseason ranking which had the Redskins at #10. The similar theme between the two power rankings has the Redskins as the highest-seeded NFC East team.
If quarterback Robert Griffin III continues to recover from his January knee injury, and if he returns to the field at full strength, then Washington fans can move from crossing fingers and knocking on wood to grinning and dreaming.
The Redskins’ best form a season ago was the stuff championship hopes can be pinned upon. This isn’t a perfect team entering 2013 — so much rides on Griffin’s recovery — but the ceiling for the Redskins is so much higher than it was.
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