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Monday rewind with Ron Rivera

Washington's head coach puts the season opening win into perspective.

ASHBURN, Va. — For one Monday at least, a feeling of satisfaction for Washington Football Team fans. We'll check in each Monday with head coach Ron Rivera as he puts each game into perspective.

While he is taking cancer treatments, coaching an NFL team at the same time is quite a challenge. Winning made things better, but as he described it, the game was a lot of work, "I was tired yesterday to be honest with you. It really kind of wore me down a little bit, the excitement and the energy. It took awhile to come down off the high." He added this about his team, "For them to win and win in the fashion that they did, it really was very gratifying as a coach just to see the smiles on their faces.