For some perspective on how great it is to be playing the Cowboys for the NFC East title in Week 17, Opening Kick looks back to Redskins fans' expectations at earlier points in the season.
The matchup for the NFC East title has been moved from 1 p.m. on Fox to 8:20 p.m. on NBC as part of the NFL's flexible scheduling arrangement.
Decision and announcement expected later Sunday night.
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins was fined for $7,875 for a late hit on Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon.
There were numerous positives to take away from Washington's win on Thursday night.
If the Giants lose Sunday night, the Redskins would be playing for a share of first place Dec. 3.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall continued his improved post-bye-week play, giving the Redskins two big plays – one on defense and one on special teamsin their 38-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
Linebacker's consecutive games streak would be extended to 235. Pierre Garcon also is active.
Washington hopes to win on Thanksgiving for the first time since 1973.
Linebacker has played in 234 straight games