Film breakdown: The Redskins did in fact beat the Eagles with the “sluggo route”

Last week, we broke down the Redskins’ 10 yard slant, which has been a staple of their offense all season.  We noted that the Skins might try take that slant to the next natural progression by trying to hit on a big play by running a “slant and go” (or “sluggo”) route.  They did in fact run the sluggo, and it worked to the tune of a 61 yard TD pass to Santana Moss.

However, the Eagles, or more notably, Kurt Coleman, was not fooled.  Here’s Moss beginning his route from the slot:

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Moss then makes his cut and shows that he’s running a 10-yard slant:

Continued at the Allentown Morning Call…

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