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In honor of the Redskins’ Military Appreciation Week, the team has elected to keep the “ARMY” and “NAVY” print in the respective end zones from yesterday’s Army-Navy game.
The stadium has transformed mostly back into a Redskins Wonderland, however, with the Redskins emblem back at midfield and the Burgundy and Gold walls and goalposts. But from the Toys for Tots Marines to the military families that stayed in town, you can expect to see a continued military presence throughout the afternoon.
Given the respective records of the two teams today, given the fact that the Patriots beat the Redskins 52-7 last time they met, there’s still reasons to believe that the Redskins can bring the ‘wow’ factor today. The Redskins have found a beast in running back Roy Helu and the Patriots are yielding a pedestrian 4.2 yards-per-carry.
And plus, hey, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen thinks the Redskins will win, and he’s called 60 percent of the games correctly this season. He may