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    Time: 5:30 p.m.

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    Time: 5:30 p.m.

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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fane unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches, and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m./7:30 a.m. daily)

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    Time: 5:30 p.m.

    Location: Comcast SportsNet

A Look Back at the 1987 Super Bowl Champs

Posted by Brian Tinsman on July 25, 2011 – 10:10 am

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In anticipation of a new football season, it seems appropriate to look back at one of the best seasons for Redskins fans.  Tonight at 9 p.m. on the NFL Network presents a re-airing of the 1987 Redskins Championship team from the series “America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions.”

For the ’87 squad, the foundation for success was a unified team and a good showing by replacement players.  The team finished in first place in the division with an 11-4 record and a first-round bye.  After a hard-fought battle against the Bears on the road in the divisional round, the team won the rematch against the Vikings in the NFC Championship.

Behind a record-setting performance by quarterback Doug Williams, the Redskins topped off perhaps the most dominant Super Bowl performances in history, winning 42-10 over John Elway’s Broncos.

All of this is the stuff of Redskins lore and it makes for a great story.  Jeff Bostic, Darrell Green and Williams are interviewed, as Gene Hackman weaves it into a narrative.  As you’ll remember, Hackman is also the head coach of the fictitious Washington Sentinels in the movie “The Replacements,” written about the 1987 strike.

One interesting parallel between the 1987 and 2011 seasons is the nearly identical schedules.  The Redskins will face 13 of the same 16 teams that they played in 1987, and hope to have similar results this time around.

Check out the NFL Network production tonight at 9 p.m. or watch the full episode courtesy of Hulu any time.

 


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2 Responses to “A Look Back at the 1987 Super Bowl Champs”

  1. By Rich on Jul 26, 2011 | Reply

    I remember watching this game as a kid. Somewhere I still have a VHS tape of the game. It was interesting to watch the “America’s Game” about this team, being 30 now and 6 when that season started, I learned a lot about what was happening behind the scenes.

  2. By Brian Tinsman on Jul 26, 2011 | Reply

    Everyone hates on me for having a dual DVD/VCR player, but there’s some good stuff left on tape🙂

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