A lot has changed since the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins first met in Week 11. That game was Nick Foles’ first career start in that NFL. Both teams were 3-6.
But that’s where the fortunes of the teams took divergent paths.
Since then, Washington has won 5 games in a row and the Eagles….haven’t. The Skins have found that they are more blessed at the quarterback position than anyone knew, after Kirk Cousins stood in for RG3 last week and led the team to victory on the road against the Cleveland Browns in Week 15.
This week, Griffin III will be back to face the Eagles at what is very likely Andy Reid’s final game at the Linc. While the team undoubtedly welcomes his return and leadership, RG3 faces some challenges on his offense, particularly from Washington’s offensive line. They’ve been hit with a rash of issues, both injuries and suspensions. Against a Philadelphia d-line that is finally bring pressure to the quarterback it could be a rough game for RG3. But he’s more ...