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Check off a few of these boxes, and Redskins have a shot
At 6-6, the Redskins face a tough path to the playoffs. ABC’s Five-Thirty-Eight pegs Washington’s postseason chances at 26 percent. And historically, teams with a .500 record after 12 games have made the playoffs just 25.9 percent of the time (43 of 166) since the league switched to a 16-game schedule in 1978. But it’s not impossible. Here’s what has to go right for the Redskins to make the playoffs.