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Philadelphia Eagles at Washington RedskinsMonday Septermber 9th 7:00 PM (EST)Line: Redskins by 4 & 1/2My pick 'em record: (0-1)The Eagles and Redskins help cap off a great first weekend of NFL football in the first game of a doubleheader on ESPN's "Monday Night Football". A lot of storylines surround the two NFC East rivals as Monday night's matchup draws closer.This will be our first real look at Chip Kelly's new offensive system that he has installed in Philadelphia. The offense will be very similar to the fast paced offense that Kelly ran as head coach of the Oregon Ducks. I expect Michael Vick, Lesean McCoy, Desean Jackson & company to thrive in Kelly's fast paced offense. But will it be enough to get the Eagles a Week 1 win? I'll let you know later on, just keep reading.We will get our first glimpse of "RG III 2.0" (I should patent that) Monday night as Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III makes his highly anticipated return to the gridiron after spending the last eight months recovering from a torn ACL injury that he suffered in a 24-14 wild card round loss to the Seattle Seahawks. It will be interesting to see what changes, if any, head coach Mike Shanahan makes to the Redskins offensive playbook in order to protect his franchise quarterback.And now as promised earlier, I will make my game prediction. I expect both offenses to light up the scoreboard in a very fast paced game. The Eagles will put up much more of a fight than many people expect them to. It will not be enough for a win but take Philly to cover the four-and-a-half point spread.Final score: Redskins 34 Eagles 31.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?Follow Chris Hecker on Twitter: @HeckDynasty
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