Don't fret, Washington: Anything is possible in the chaotic NFC East
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LANDOVER, Md. — It was an odd vibe in the home locker room here Sunday after the Washington Redskins‘ loss to the visiting Houston Texans. They’d lost twice, really — the game to the Texans by two points when a desperation 63-yard field goal attempt fell short, and their quarterback, Alex Smith, to a season-ending broken leg. You cover pro sports for a quarter of a century like some of us have, you have certain expectations for postgame locker rooms. Sunday, the expectation was somber wallowing.
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The expectation was not met.
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