DeAngelo Hall knows a thing or two about intercepting Bears quarterbacks. Back in 2010, Hall tied an NFL record for most interceptions in a game when he picked off Cutler four times. The Redskins won that contest 17-14.
Fast forward six years and Hall was watching Washington play Chicago from his couch at home. Hall was voted a defensive captains this year but suffered a season-ending ACL tear back in September. That didn't stop him from talking trash on Twitter, though.
With his team traveling to face the Bears in a must-win game, Hall texted members of the Washington secondary with some words of advice. And it paid off: the Redskins finished the game with five interceptions.
In the postgame locker room, safety Will Blackmon shared what Hall had said.
"He told us, it's not about X's and O's, that's just a game plan. For us, at the end of the day we just have to go out there and play together and be on the same page," Blackmon said. "So that was a text that he sent to us before the game and we executed."
Blackmon finished the game with one interception. Cornerbacks Bashaud Breeland and Josh Norman had two picks each.
"As far as today, [Hall] just told us to go out there and do what we do," Breeland said. "As long as we're playing together we got a good chance of winning this game."
He was right. The Redskins beat the Bears 41-21.
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