The Washington football team suffered injuries in Sunday’s Week 4 game against the Atlanta Falcons. Washington saw three offensive starters forced out with sore legs.
In Washington’s first possession of the game, starting the tight end Logan thomas shot with a right hamstring injury. Thomas was initially deemed doubtful for his return, but after coaches sidelined him he was downgraded to out.
Then the Washington wide receiver Dyami Brown fell with a knee injury and was escorted to the medical tent. After his review, Brown was left out for the rest Of the game. He ended the day with a reception for 19 yards.
Washington starts the right guard Brandon scherff also suffered a knee injury after being rolled up during a placement attempt. After going through the locker room, the squad announced that Scherff would miss the rest of the match.
Washington trailed Atlanta, 30-22, midway through the fourth quarter. The team started the weekend looking to bounce back from an embarrassing loss to Buffalo the week before.
The defense suffered particularly early in the season Ahead of the team’s Week 4 game against the Falcons, second-year star defensive end Chase Young noted that something needs to change with the whole unit. to compensate for a disappointing start of 1-2 in the year.
“I feel like everyone right now, we know what we need to change. Something needs to change,” Young said in Team 980 on Tuesday, via NBC Sports Washington. “Right now, everyone is really urgent, holding each other accountable. At this point, there’s no other way. Every man on the list needs to take responsibility and work on a mission. is where we’re trying to be right now. “
Washington’s points per game got him 29th in the NFL and 432.0 overall YPG ranks 31st over three weeks. In 2020, the team authorized 20.6 PPG
(4th in NFL) and 304.6 in total YPG (2nd). Despite these drastically different totals, Young is convinced the team is freezing.
“It just comes down to playing together and trusting each other,” Young said. “If you do that, you won’t have those few mistakes that we slipped on.”
Young also had a message for skeptics ahead of the team’s game against the Falcons, saying Washington was not paying attention to outside noise.
“We’re definitely not worried about what people have to say. People are going to talk for the rest of eternity,” Young said. “Right now what we’re trying to do is lock in and focus on ourselves and nothing on the outside. Just take another step you have to take to try to be the best you can be. are the actions we take. “