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Observation deck: Beware the Redskins, who defy the odds

As the regular season came to a close with a few notable performances throughout the league, hail the Redskins. They have all the traits of a team that should be home watching the playoffs, and yet they claimed the NFC's No. 6 seed.

Originally Published: December 30, 2007
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

Washington and Tennessee claimed the final playoff berths Sunday, while most contending teams sought to make it through Week 17 without suffering costly casualties.

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