The key is having John Welbourn back in the lineup at left guard. Last night there were a good amount of runs to the left side with Thomas and Welbourn just dominating the Giants Dline.
That said, you have to give Reid a lot of credit. He may be an egotistical, pass-first coach but when his assistants see something to exploit on film that involves the run he will listen to them. 2 weeks in a row they have run the ball with success and this will force defensive coordinators to adjust their gameplans.
These commercials are superfine because they pay for the production costs of putting CHRIS MOTHERFUCKING BENOIT on my GODDAMN TV SCREEN! I will GO GREYHOUND! I am thinking OUTSIDE THE BUN! – Dean Rasmussen 8/1/2002 Smackdown Workrate Report
Since the GM is part of ownership, its a tough job to get. As for Marvin Lewis, that defense of his hasn't really caught on well with the Redskins. Perhaps having Ray Lewis was a slight benefit for Marvin.