Found December 28, 2012 on Football Nation:
The hype that has already surrounded this match, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was something more than a division title up for grabs. Of course, throw in the added ingredient of one of pro sports most heated rivalries, and the fact that a playoff place is there for the winners, something that both franchises have been starved of in recent times, its easy to see why the media attention is so hot.Lets not get into the complete X's and O's of how the game will be won and lost. Instead we shall explore and tell you three things that will happen during the course of the game which will help the eventual outcome.  1. Mike Shanahan's, been-there-and-done-it coaching savvy.The element of surprise is a thing of beauty on the football field. When you try an onside kick to start the second half, a fake punt on 4th and 20, even a simple flea flicker play for a long touchdown. Now were not about to suggest that Redskins Coach will rip up his playbook and throw caution...
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