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Rapid reaction: Breaking down the Redskins’ 2017 schedule

April 20th, 2017 at 9:10 PM
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The Washington Redskins will open up the 2017 season at home against the Philadelphia Eagles n Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. ET at FedEx Field. This is a difficult slate of games and they will have their work cut out for them this season.

There are seven games scheduled against playoff teams, which is nearly half of the season. Their opponents’ winning percentage is .534%, which is the seventh-hardest grouping in the league.

The bye week comes early in Week 5.

Here is a look at the schedule broken down in four game increments:

Weeks 1 through 4 (vs. Eagles, @ Rams, vs. Raiders, @ Chiefs): The Redskins will be doing a lot of cross country traveling this season by playing both the NFC and AFC West divisions. They start off the year at home against an Eagles team that they swept last season, but has improved this offseason.

Next up is a trip out west to take on the Los Angeles Rams and young quarterback Jared Goff. This will be the first game that the Redskins have played in L.A. since 1994.

Week 3 sees the Oakland Raiders making a trip to FedEx Field for a Sunday Night Football showdown. The Redskins have taken 3 of the last 4 meetings …

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