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The Philadelphia Eagles - Washingtons Redskins rivalry is as old as they come. This NFL rivalry began in 1934 when the Redskins played in Boston. Both teams are equally capable – the Washington Redskins have been victorious in three Super Bowls and 2 NFL Championships; the Philadelphia Eagles have won the NFL Championship three times. The rivalry is said to be mainly caused by the close proximity of the clubs.
As one of the most heated rivalries in the NFL, there is no shortage of notable moments between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins.
Notable Moments - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins
The Body Bag Game - This was a Monday Night Football game played on November 12, 1990, at the Veterans Stadium. The Eagles won this game, 28-14. The title for the game comes from the fact that nine Washington Redskins players were left with injuries after this game. One of the Eagles players reacted to this situation to one of the injured Redskins, in the following way
Do you guys need any more body bags?
After the game, a new rule was introduced by the NFL called the third quarterback rule. Under this rule, NFL teams would be allowed to dress a third quarterback in addition to the 45-man game day roster. However, if the third quarterback entered the game before the fourth quarter, none of the other quarterbacks could return to the game.
This legendary game has even been referred to in a song by Eminem, called “Legacy” from The Marshall Mathers LP 2.
Head to Head Records - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins
Over the years, the two teams have played quite a few games against each other. Let’s see how the rivals have fared against one another. The following statistics are for the Washington Redskins against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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The two teams have met in the playoffs once, with the Washington Redskins beating the Philadelphia Eagles 20-6.
*All figures taken from pro-football-reference.com
*Figures correct as of June 2017
Hall of Famers - Philadelphia Eagles & Washington Redskins
Both the Eagles and the Redskins have had extremely talented players and brilliant managers on their rosters.
The Philadelphia Eagles have several players and coaches on the Pro-Football Hall of Fame list. These include Eric Allen, Bill Bergey, Timmy Brown, Head Trainer Otho Davis, Defensive Coordinator Jim Johnson, Coach Earle “Greasy” Neale, Jerry Sisemore, Coach Dick Vermeil, Wilbert Montgomery, Stan Walters and Reggie White.
On the other hand, the Washington Redskins also have a number of players and staff inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Redskins honor roll includes Head Coach George Allen, Running Back Cliff Battles, Head Coach Ray Flaherty and Linebackers Sam Huff and Chris Hanburger. Other famous Redskins include Wayne Miller inducted in 1968, Team Founder George Preston Marshall inducted in 1963 and Wide Receiver Art Monk inducted in 2008.
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins – Don’t miss out!
The Eagles-Redskins rivalry is now all set to make a dramatic return. Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins tickets are selling out fast. Cheap Philadelphia Eagles Washington Redskins tickets for the upcoming games are available here. The Eagles will face the Redskins on September 10, 2017 at the FedExField in Maryland. The next game between these two will be on October 23, at the Lincoln Financial Field, Pennsylvania. Both these games are from the National Football League Regular season.