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The night before Washington played the Rams, Redskins coaches played a 10-minute highlight video that spanned the last three years of all the late hits and ways that St. Louis CB Cortland Finnegan has tried to bait his opponents into getting penalties. Redskins played the 10-minute highlight video that spanned back the past three years with the warning: Do not retaliate. do not react. Whatever you do, do not retaliate. This is what Finnegan has done for years, and he will try to do it again tomorrow. So what happens? Finnegan shoves Josh Morgan, Morgan retaliates, and the Redskins are forced to try a 63-yard field goal rather than a 48-yard one.

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