Originally written December 24, 2012 on Football Nation:
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. Although Robert Griffin III didn't post a perfect passer rating against the Eagles again, his dominance in his rookie campaign remained intact. The rookie quarterback from Baylor threw two more touchdowns Sunday, increasing his total to 20 touchdowns to only five interceptions on the year.Philadelphia, meanwhile, continues to falter in what looks to have been Andy Reid's last home game as the Eagles head coach. Philly piled on to its' NFL lead in turnovers with two more Sunday, both of which resulted in points for Washington.Here are the Five Things We Learned Sunday afternoon in Philly:1)...
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