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homermcfanboy.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 23, 2012
1. “Dancing With The Dead” by 10 Years For the briefest of moments, it absolutely appeared the Washington Redskins were going to do their best to ruin the holidays. That’s because, for the briefest of moments, it appeared that Philadelphia Eagles qu
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  • Cowboys-Redskins game moved to Sunday night

    Cowboys-Redskins game moved to Sunday night

    The Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins game that will decide the NFC East is moving to prime time.
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  • photos from the sidelines: week 16

    photos from the sidelines: week 16

    homermcfanboy.com Dec 23, 2012
    There was a point in time earlier this season when fans of the Washington Redskins were forced to cringe and avert their eyes whenever the defense took the field. Thanks to a paper-thin secondary and a nonexistent pass rush, Washington’s defense struggl
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  • Redskins-Cowboys moved to prime time

    Redskins-Cowboys moved to prime time

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    The NFL and NBC announced Sunday night that next Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in Landover, Md,. will be played in prime time, with kickoff scheduled for 8:20 pm ET. It's the second year in a row tha…
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your S…

    "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 23, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • How long can the Redskins keep this up?

    How long can the Redskins keep this up?

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Dec 23, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA -- It's now more real than it's ever been -- this idea that the Washington Redskins can win the NFC East for the first time since 1999 and make the playoffs in Robert Griffin III's first year as their quarterback. They need only to win one …
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  • Dallas breaks its fans’ hearts yet again with overtime loss to …

    Dallas breaks its fans’ hearts yet again with overtime loss to New Orleans

    yahoo.com Dec 23, 2012
    Somehow, someway, the Cowboys had to deliver the most torture possible to their fans. Instead of giving up hope after being blown out by the Redskins on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys won three in a row and thanks to some help, had a real chance for a NFC Ea…
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  • Redskins hold off Eagles late

    Redskins hold off Eagles late

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    Eagles coach Andy Reid’s final home game ended not with a bang or a whimper but with an extended monologue from Ed Hochuli. With the Eagles on the Washington five yard line, poised for what could have been an overtime-forcing seven points (or, possibly,
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  • Redskins outlast lowly Eagles as RG III returns

    Redskins outlast lowly Eagles as RG III returns

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury, Kai Forbath set the NFL record for consecutive field goals to begin a career and the Redskins held on to beat the Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth straight win.
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  • #WASvsPHI: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    #WASvsPHI: Fourth Quarter Conclusions

    redskins.com Dec 23, 2012
    (AP photo) The Washington Redskins are one win away from an NFC East title. The Redskins - now winners of six straight - defeated the host Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 today at Lincoln Financial Field, setting up a battle for the division title next Sund
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  • #WASvsPHI: Third Quarter Thoughts

    #WASvsPHI: Third Quarter Thoughts

    redskins.com Dec 23, 2012
    (AP photo) The Washington Redskins’ defense helped steal the momentum from the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half of today’s game. The Washington offense, meanwhile, took that momentum and ran with it to begin the second half, needing just five pla
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  • ‘Skins hold slim lead at the half

    ‘Skins hold slim lead at the half

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    The dream is still alive. The Redskins have responded from an early deficit in Philly, and they currently are halfway to a sixth straight win.  At the half, they lead the Eagles, 13-10. Quarterback Robert Griffin III, playing two weeks after suffering a…
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  • #WASvsPHI: Halftime Summations

    #WASvsPHI: Halftime Summations

    redskins.com Dec 23, 2012
    (AP photo) A bit of NFL history was made in the second quarter of today’s game between the Redskins and the Eagles. Washington kicker Kai Forbath’s two field goals in the period - from 45 and 42 yards - passed the Saints’ Garrett Hartley’s NFL
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  • Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    Papa John’s Redskins Touchdown Special

    redskins.com Dec 23, 2012
    (AP photo) Monday is Redskins Day at Papa John’s. A day after every Redskins game, fans can order a large cheese pizza for only $9.99, plus for each touchdown the Redskins score, fans get one free topping. And with a Redskins victory, fans get double th
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  • #WASvsPHI: First Quarter Recollections

    #WASvsPHI: First Quarter Recollections

    redskins.com Dec 23, 2012
    (AP photo) After missing his first-career game last Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is back. Griffin III led his Redskins (8-6) team - winner of five straight - into today’s pivotal NFC East showdown vs.
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  • Vick, Polumbus inactive for Eagles-Redskins

    Vick, Polumbus inactive for Eagles-Redskins

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA -- For the first time all season, the Washington Redskins will have to make a change to one of the starting positions on their offensive line. Right tackle Tyler Polumbus, who suffered a concussion in last week's victory in Cleveland, is am…
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  • Snyder should arrange Shanahan-to-Shanahan succession plan

    Snyder should arrange Shanahan-to-Shanahan succession plan

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    There’s plenty of talk, and rightfully so, that Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan should receive consideration to become a head coach in the looming hiring cycle. But we’re reminded of a rumor that was making the rounds when Shanahan and So
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  • Video - RG III Discusses Progress 02:15

    RG III Discusses Progress

    Dec 23
    Robert Griffin III catches up with Sal Paolantonio to discuss the Redskins' playoff push.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Eagles Recap 02:24

    Sunday Blitz: Redskins-Eagles Recap

    Dec 23
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Redskins' 27-20 win over the Eagles.
  • Video - Redskins vs. Eagles highlights 03:16

    Redskins vs. Eagles highlights

    Dec 23
    Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury, and the Redskins held on to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth win in a row.
  • Video - Redskins postgame press conference 02:46

    Redskins postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Redskins react following game with Eagles

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