Easiest-Schedule Label Appears to Be Case of False Advertising
Foldesy, Jody, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
The Washington Redskins' upcoming schedule is rated the NFL's easiest, though games against the free-spending AFC West mean it likely is tougher than it appears.
The Redskins' 2001 opponents posted only a .461 winning percentage last season, tied for lowest in the league with the Denver Broncos' opponents, according to a chart published on CBS SportsLine. Washington and Denver each play seven games against clubs who finished .500 or better and six against playoff teams.
However, Washington's schedule includes AFC West residents Denver, the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, three of the offseason's busiest teams. The Broncos figure to improve from 11-5 …
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Publication information: Article title: Easiest-Schedule Label Appears to Be Case of False Advertising. Contributors: Foldesy, Jody - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 23, 2001. Page number: 3. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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