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Something Special: Step One

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The 1991 Washington Redskins begin their playoff quest with a game against the Atlanta Falcons at RFK, featuring one of the more iconic moments in Redskins history.

Gerald Riggs

The Redskins had secured home-team advantage with the best record in the NFL in 1991, but the road to the Super Bowl is never easy.

First up for Washington in their quest for a world title were Jerry Glanville, Deion Sanders, and the flamboyant Atlanta Falcons, winners of six of seven games since losing to the Redskins earlier in the year.

The full story of the divisional playoff battle between the two teams is in the player, and past episodes of “Something Special” may be found below.

Episode 1: Laying the Groundwork

Episode 2: Putting Romeo and Juliet to Shame

Episode 3: Why Did You Wait So Long?

Episode 4: A Long Time Coming

Episode 5: Keeping the Dream Alive

Episode 6: A Lot of Marbles

Episode 7: Let’s Prove It