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Washington Redskins Forgotten Classic: Williams Nails Down the Job

Article By on 2nd July, 2009

... significance in and of itself for Washington. The Redskins already had wrapped up the division title and their playoff seeding was set.

The significance of this contest was the Jay Schroeder started the game and Doug Williams finished it. Based on the fact that Schroeder was ineffective and that Williams rallied the team to an overtime win, Joe Gibbs gave Williams the nod to be the starter for the playoffs.

The rest, as they say, is history, such as the 35 points the Redskins racked up in the second quarter of Super Bowl XXII with Williams pulling the trigger.

You have to wonder what might have happened if Schroeder had played well, or even just OK. I don't think that the Redskins win it all with Schroeder behind center, but y...

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