Vicious Defense and Steady Alex Smith Has Vaulted Washington to NFC East’s Best

Justin Berl/Associated PressIn any other division and pretty much any other year, it might be too late for the Washington Football Team.Plagued early on by quarterback issues, injuries and possibly growing pains associated with major changes in a pandemic-derailed offseason, Washington started 1-5 and likely would have been toast if not for the fact the…