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The 2012 NFL schedule is still months away, but with this week’s release of the 2012 opponents, it’s time for a premature analysis of the field.
The 5-11 record won’t suggest it, but the NFC East opponents were supposed to have it easy this year, matching up against the NFC West and the AFC East. As a reminder, no team had a winning record in the NFC West in 2010, as the division-winning Seahawks went 7-9. The AFC East–while having both the Patriots and Jets–also had the Dolphins and Bills.
What could be easier?
As it turned out, the Redskins caught each team in the AFC East during the period of each team’s greatest strength, but performed well against the NFC West. Overall, the Redskins had a (.300) winning percentage in inter-conference play, with all three wins coming against the NFC West.
But enough about this year; this is what the Redskins have to look forward to in 2012:
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As the 2011 regular season draws to a close, we once again turn to ESPN NFC-East blogger Dan Graziano for a look at which Redskins are the best at their position in the division.
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According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Washington Redskins are considering hiring former Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris to coach their defensive backs.
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Shanahan, Frazier to coach Senior Bowl
The coaching staffs of the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins have been chosen to coach the Senior Bowl.
Mike Shanahan of the Redskins will lead the South squad while Frazier coaches the North during the Jan. 28 showcase for senior prospects in Mobile, Ala.
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Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan and his staff will coach the South team at the 2012 Senior Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 28, in Mobile, Ala., the bowl committee announced Saturday afternoon.
Leslie Frazier and his Minnesota Vikings staff will coach the North team. The coaching staffs for each team are selected by the NFL office.
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The Washington Redskins are considering Raheem Morris for a position coaching defensive backs, according to league sources.