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When the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins battle it out for the NFC Championship in Week 17, they will be doing so in prime time, as the NFL chose that game to flex to the Sunday Night Football contest. The winner will be this season’s NFC East Champion and clinch the No. 4 seed in the playoffs. If the 9-6 Redskins defeat the 8-7 Cowboys to claim the division, they will also eliminate Dallas from postseason contention. If Dallas emerges victorious, Washington will still have some hope to earn a wild card berth, although a lot would have to happen in order for that to take place. Therefore, the likely scenario is that the winner advances to host a wild card round game the following week, while the loser heads home for the new year. With the Cowboys and Redskins playing the final regular season game, both will know just how much this game will mean. As I said, for Dallas, it is win or go home. Washington may still qualify for the playoffs even if they lose, depending what happen...

Fletcher vomits on the sideline during game

With all the holiday fuss it appears that Redskins lineback London Fletcher has an upset stomach. Was it cookies, gingerbread or a philly cheesesteak that induced his vomiting during the Redskins game against the Eagles? Photo below: Credit: DC Sports Blog

Redskins-Cowboys flexed to Sunday night primetime slot

The NFL has announced that the Week 17 Cowboys-Redskins game has been flexed to Sunday Night Football on NBC on December 30. The Cowboys-Redskins showdown will decide the winner of the NFC East and is the marquee match up of the final week of the season. This is the second consecutive season the NFC East championship game will be the final game of the regular season according...

Mike Shanahan says Robert Griffin III is back to “full speed”

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan says quarterback Robert Griffin III is “full speed, ready to go” after suffering sprained LCL just a couple of weeks ago. “He’s fine. No problem with his knee,” Shanahan said Monday on a conference call, per The Washington Times. “There’s no limited performance out of him. The doctors OK’d him, he’s cleared and full...

Robert Griffin III medically cleared to start

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has been medically cleared to play in Sunday’s game against the Eagles. In the final anticipated step, Redskins doctors cleared QB Robert Griffin III to start Sunday’s game vs. Eagles, via league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 22, 2012   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI...

DeMarcus Ware Expected To Play Week 17

Dallas outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware is dealing with a shoulder injury, but is expected to play in Sunday night's big matchup with Washington.Fantasy Spin:Ware, who has 11.5 sacks this season, was only on the field for about 62 percent of the plays in last weekend's overtime loss to New Orleans. With the division championship on the line, expect Ware to be on the field...

RG3 leads Redskins over Eagles 27-20

With one more win, Robert Griffin III can be called a playoff quarterback. Now that's an adjective he won't mind. Griffin threw a pair of touchdown passes in his first game back from a knee injury and the Washington Redskins held on to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 on Sunday to close within a victory of securing their first NFC East title in 13 years. Known as much...

Champs & Chumps: Dez Bryant, Tony Romo Put Up Big Numbers in Loss

Unless you’re in some sort of bogus fantasy league that plays Week 17, in which case quit and join a new league, fantasy football for you is over in 2012.Better luck next year… or maybe congratulations. Or maybe a little bit of both (since most of you reading this are probably in 3+ fantasy leagues).For most NFL teams, next week has the significance of a preseason game. Thus...

Saints Nation: Defensive and Special Teams Player Grades @ Cowboys

  The defense had one of their signature games of 2012, riddled with inconsistency. If you take away Dez Bryant and two late fourth quarter drives to make the game interesting, the defense was fantastic throughout. Unfortunately you can't take those things away, and the defense has what would be considered a "bad" game because of it. It's too bad, because this...

Redskins Down Eagles, Inch Closer To Division Title

The Washington Redskins are one victory away from doing something they haven't done since 1999 -- win the NFC East.Washington's defense survived a late Philadelphia rally with a game-ending intentional grounding penalty on Nick Foles, holding on at Lincoln Financial Field, 27-20. The Redskins can clinch their first playoff berth since 2007 next week at home against the Cowboys...

Whitten sets tight end receptions mark

Jason Whitten of the Dallas Cowboys set the NFL single-season tight end record with his 103rd reception during Sunday's 34-31 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The previous record was held by Tony Gonzalez with 102 in 2004. Whitten can add to that total when the Cowboys face the Washington Redskins on Sunday night with the NFC East division title and playoff...

Home finale 2012...Livefyre tailgate party...Redskins at Eagles...Iggy's big shot...

It's basically a playoff game for the Redskins, but the Eagles have something on the line, too. Farewell to Andy Reid, whom I like---and may he wave goodbye to Philly from a victory formation.           The Accuscore mainframe simulations have been run...1,000 of them...and the Washington Redskins (8-6) are a solid favorite with a 64% chance...

Redskins top Eagles, take NFC East lead

PHILADELPHIA -- The Washington Redskins' season came down to one play, and fortunately for them, Nick Foles didn't make it. Foles, the rookie quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles, was penalized for intentional grounding on what proved to be the final play of the game and the Redskins scored a 27-20 victory at Lincoln Financial Field to take the lead in the NFC East playoff...

Cowboys still control fate

ARLINGTON, Tex, - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints won't go to the playoffs in their season without suspended coach Sean Payton. The Dallas Cowboys again need help to get there.

North, Allen Secure Texas 5A Title

We catch up with Northwestern offensive line commitment Brad North amidst the madness at Dallas Cowboys Stadium Saturday, following Allen's 35-21 state championship win over Houston Lamar.
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