The Washington Redskins will make their first playoff appearance since 2011.
The Eagles will make the first playoff trip since 2005, when the Redskins played in the NFC Championship Game.
The Redskins are expected to finish above the Eagles in the standings.
The game will be the first in a series between two NFC teams.
The winner of this game will host the NFC East title game, while the loser will play in the wild-card game.
Here are the most important things to know as the teams prepare for Sunday’s game: Who will win the NFC North?
Washington will go for the first time since 2011 and the first since 2000.
The NFC East will be a very different division than the NFC West, which will be dominated by the NFC South.
The division will be split evenly between the NFC teams in each conference.
There are five divisional games between the top two teams in the division.
The first is the Super Bowl, which is Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
The second is the NFC Wild Card Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in Atlanta, which starts at 4:05 p.m.
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The third is the wild card game, which begins at 1:30 p.b.
The fourth is the Wild Card Quarterback Game, which takes place at 1 p.p.m., with the winner of that game playing in the Superdomes Wild Card game at 2 p.c.
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The final Wild Card Playoff game is the first meeting between the two teams since the 2013 Wild Card Games.
The Rams, Giants and Falcons are the teams most likely to reach the NFC championship game.
The Vikings are the only other team that has a chance to make the playoffs.
How will the playoff schedule look?
The Eagles’ schedule will be significantly more favorable than that of the Redskins.
The team will play three more regular-season games than the Redskins, who played in nine games last season.
The Washington secondary, which was expected to have a better talent level than the Rams secondary, will be able to handle more of the pass rush.
The defense will have the opportunity to play at a higher level than in years past.
The playoff games will be played in Los Angeles, Arizona and Chicago.
The Cardinals, Raiders and Giants are the two best teams in this division.
How do the Redskins and Eagles compare?
Washington and Philadelphia have the top-two records in the NFL in points allowed per game and yards per game.
Washington leads the league in scoring, passing yards and touchdowns allowed.
Philadelphia leads the NFL with 25 touchdown passes.
Washington and Washington have played in seven playoff games, with Washington winning four of them.
The two teams also are in the playoffs in each of the last five years.
Philadelphia has not won a playoff game since 2009.
The NFL playoff field has two teams from each conference with four or more victories each.
The Philadelphia Eagles are playing in their first postseason game in their new stadium, Philadelphia Stadium, which opened in 2015.
Here is how the teams will look: Washington: Redskins (3-3) at Eagles (4-1) Sunday, Jan. 11 at 2:05 a.m./8:05 ET on ESPN (CBS) Washington will look to bounce back from an embarrassing 17-3 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in the preseason finale.
The Falcons had their bye the week before.
The Cowboys will have their first-ever bye in the postseason after being outscored 20-2 at home in their final two games of the regular season.
Philadelphia: Eagles (3/3) vs. Redskins (2-4) Sunday at 1 a.ms./8 a.ma.
ET NBC Sports Network (CBS/NFL Network) Philadelphia will try to rebound from a 28-7 loss to San Francisco in Week 17.
The 49ers were also knocked out of the postseason by Washington in Week 16.
Quarterback Michael Vick will have his best performance as a pro.
He threw for 464 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the loss.
The victory marked the Eagles third consecutive win against Washington and the second straight win by Vick over the Redskins’ starting quarterback.
This is the second of a three-game road trip for the Redskins on Sunday afternoon.
The last time they played in Washington was in Week 15, when Washington lost 27-23.
The previous time they faced the Eagles was in Philadelphia in Week 3, when Philadelphia won 24-23 in overtime.
How many games will there be in the regular-year series?
Washington has won all four of its matchups in the series.
Philadelphia hasn’t won a regular-league game since Week 16, when it defeated the Redskins 34-13.
The other two teams have won all five matchups: Washington won five in a row from 2010-13, while Philadelphia won five straight from 2006-09.
The teams last meeting in the playoff series was Week 3 in Philadelphia, which Washington won