The Washington Redskins are in the NFL playoffs for the first time since 2007 — and playing host to a postseason game for the first time since 1999 — so what better way to show your support than to use the new Redskins Facebook cover photos?
The Redskins have several awesome cover photos to choose from use on your own Facebook profile — including the one above. Getting yours is very easy to do:
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London Fletcher continues to defy father time.
The 37-year-old middle linebacker and captain for the Washington Redskins today was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month after being the only player in the NFL with three-plus interceptions and two-plus sacks in December. He also tied for second in the NFL with 51 December tackles.
Fletcher continues playing at an elite level despite a nagging ankle injury that he suffered prior to the Week 12 game vs. the Dallas Cowboys. Since that time, Fletcher has rarely participated in team drills during practices and has been a mainstay on the team’s injury report, but he’s maintained his consecutive games-played streak, which is currently at 240.
He’s earned even more respect and admiration from those around him who thought at several junctures this season that the pain Fletcher was experiencing would be too much to overcome.
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Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan, defensive coordinator Jim Haslett and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan will be taking questions from reporters today, and you see what they have to say LIVE.
The Shanahans and Haslett will obviously have lots to address today as the Redskins (10-6) — winners of seven straight and NFC East champions — prepare for Sunday’s NFC Wildcard Round playoff showdown vs. the Seattle Seahawks (11-5) in the first postseason game at FedExField since 1999. You can expect lots of questions about:
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(Washington Redskins’ Michael Westbrook (82) celebrates his touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter as back judge Bob Lawing (17) signals a touchdown Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at FedExField in Landover, Md. The Redskins won 27-14. [AP photo])
The Redskins have played the Seahawks 17 times in the regular season and postseason combined. Washington is 5-3 in home games against Seattle, with all eight meetings having come during regular-season play.
The Seahawks formed as an NFL expansion franchise in 1976. They’ve won one conference championship (2005), seven division championships and have had 11 playoff appearances overall. Seattle’s CenturyLink Field is located about 12 miles northwest of the team’s training facility in Renton, Was.
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