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Redskins-Eagles: A Different Look

The Washington Redskins on Saturday play host to the Philadelphia Eagles at FedExField. With a look at a few interesting nuggets from Saturday's matchup,'s Andrew Walker brings you this week's "Redskins-Eagles: A Different Look," presented by **Kaplan University*, the Exclusive Higher Education Partner of the Washington Redskins.*



]( Washington Redskins will play the first of two scheduled NFC East home games to close the 2014 regular season this Saturday when the team hosts the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16. Kickoff from FedExField is set for 4:30 p.m. ET.

The game will represent the Redskins' first Saturday contest since Week 16 of the 2011 season. The Redskins can even their all-time Saturday record including postseason play at 24-24 with a victory this week.

A win would be the Redskins' first Saturday victory since a 17-10 Wild Card win at Tampa Bay on Jan. 7, 2006 and would represent the team's first regular season win on a Saturday since Dec. 24, 2005 vs. the New York Giants.

Gtting a victory Saturday over the Eagles in Landover, Md., would have several results for the Redskins that include:

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Snapping a six-game losing streak. * Being the Redskins' first win against the Eagles since Dec. 23, 2012. * Marking the Redskins' 82nd all-time win against the Eagles, their most against any opponent. * Evening the Redskins' all-time Saturday record, including postseason play, at 24-24. * Representing the Redskins' second win against an NFC opponent this season and their second in NFC East play. * Surpassing the Redskins' win total from a season ago (three).

MORRIS MARKSWatch No. 46 for the Redskins on Saturday against the Eagles. With each yard he gains, running back

Alfred Morris could be making team history. Here's what to watch for when it comes to Morris on Saturday:

  • Morris maintaining the highest rushing average in team history (4.55).
  • Morris accruing 164 more rushing yards this season to become the 13th player in NFL history to rush for 4,000 yards in his first three NFL seasons.
  • Morris rushing for 52 yards to become only the fourth player in Redskins
  • history to post three career 1,000-yard rushing seasons with the Redskins (Clinton Portis, 4; John Riggins, 4; Stephen Davis, 3).
  • Morris joining Stephen Davis (1999-2001) as the only players in Redskins history to rush for 1,000 yards in three consecutive seasons.
  • Morris joining Marshawn Lynch as the second NFL player to rush for 1,000 yards in each of the last three seasons.
  • Morris registering his 12th career 100-yard rushing game to tie Earnest
  • Byner, George Rogers and Terry Allen for fifth-most in team history.
  • Morris (3,836) gaining 115 yards to pass Earnest Byner (3,950) for sixth on the Redskins' all-time rushing list.
  • Morris improving upon his career-best 15 receptions and 136 receiving yards this season.


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