Washington Football Team: Studs and duds from 2020 opening win

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LANDOVER, MARYLAND – SEPTEMBER 13: Ryan Kerrigan #91 of the Washington Football Team celebrates after a play against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half at FedExField on September 13, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Good morning. The Washington Football Team is leading the NFC East, and is tied for the NFL lead at 1-0.

It’s the best possible record a team can have after the first week of the season, and the Washington Football Team has it, after coming back from a 17-point deficit to stun the Philadelphia Eagles.

Few expected Washington to come away with the win, even after the Eagles lost several key starters for their season debut. But Washington’s strengths matched well with Philadelphia’s weaknesses, and when the time came to reset and adjust, they did what they needed to do.

It’s a stark contrast from the previous coaching regime; not only winning in Week 1 against the previous year’s divisional champion, but making the necessary changes at halftime to do it. Naturally, there were plenty of studs in Washington’s season-opening victory. Let’s take a look at who they were.

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