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