Eagles' Super Bowl win adds pressure on the 2018 Redskins
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By Maurice Hawkins

The landscape for the Washington Redskins 2018 regular season dramatically changed when their NFC East division rival the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots, 41-33. Now the Burgundy and Gold will have to battle the Eagles who are now an elite NFL franchise that has a lot of young talented players and are poised to make deep playoff runs for the immediate future.

The Green and Silver from the City of Brotherly love are now the NFL “Kings of the Hill.” The pressure for Redskins coach Jay Gruden and his staff to elevate the team from mediocrity will be greater than it’s ever been during his four tenure as head coach. The Eagles victory at U.S. Bank stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota now makes the NFC East the only division in the NFL which every team has won a Super Bowl title.

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One of the glaring statistics about the Eagles Super Bowl title run is the fact that they have won more playoff games during the 2017 postseason than the Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants have won combined since 2012. The last three Redskins playoff wins took place during the 2005 NFC Wild Card game, 1999 NFC Wild Card game and the 1992 NFC Wild Card...

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