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Busch's 2008 accomplishments overshadowed by postseason fade route

Think folks will remember what Kyle Busch accomplished in 2008? Without a doubt … but for all the wrong reasons, writes David Newton.

Updated: October 23, 2008, 4:04 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Washington Redskins were a heavy favorite to defeat the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XVIII 25 years ago. They had the NFL's most valuable player in quarterback Joe Theismann and the No. 1-rated defense in the league against the run.

They lost 38-9.

Few if any talk about that team when recalling the greatest in NFL history, although the Redskins were a win from consecutive championships that would have elevated them near the top ...

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