2012 NFL schedule, Week 16: Eagles try to spoil Redskins postseason hopes

Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles might be just playing out the string or trying to secure a top draft pick, but they have a chance to put a dent in the postseason chances of the Washington Redskins.

The Philadelphia Eagles don't have much left to play for, but it would be a sweet finish to an ugly season for Nick Foles and the Eagles they were able to ruin the postseason hopes of some of their NFC East rivals.

Philadelphia has two divisional opponents left on the schedule, both of whom are currently part of a three-way tie atop the NFC East: in Week 16, they play the Washington Redskins and in Week 17, they face the New York Giants. Both would like to win both of their remaining games, and have the Eagles standing in their way. Many Eagles fans would probably prefer it if the Eagles lost out and earned a top-five pick in next year's NFL draft, but the team probably has other ideas.

Whoever starts for the Washington Redskins Sunday, it will be a matchup of rookie quarterbacks: the Eagles likely have no intentions of playing Michael Vick again this year, and Washington still doesn't know whether Robert Griffin III will be able to play after Kirk Cousins won the team two straight games.

Here's a look at the full schedule for Week 16:

Saturday, Dec. 22

Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions, 8 p.m., ESPN

Sunday Dec. 23

Indianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m., CBS

New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m., CBS

Minnesota Vikings vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m., FOX

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m., CBS

Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m., CBS

St. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m., FOX

San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m., CBS

Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m., CBS

Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m., FOX

Tennessee Titans vs. Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m., CBS

New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys, 1 p.m., FOX

Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos, 4 p.m., CBS

New York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens, 4:25 p.m., FOX

Chicago Bears vs. Arizona Cardinals, 4:25 p.m., FOX

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

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