Originally posted on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 1/6/12
AP Image 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: Home Games: Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina P...
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