As the Washington Football Team went down 17-0 against the Philadelphia Eagles, fans could sense another miserable season was underway. However, Ron Rivera’s team didn’t quit. Instead, it erased a 17-point deficit and scored 27 unanswered points.
Playing in an empty FedEx Field, Washington showed this team is different from years past. An offseason dedicated to overhauling the club’s image and standard led to Rivera’s first statement moment and the organization’s first win as “The Washington Football Team.”
Here are the takeaways from Washington’s Week 1 comeback win over the Eagles.