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Eagles preparing for RGIII, Redskins in opener

Published On: Sep 04 2013 09:02:14 PM CDT

The Philadelphia Eagles are getting ready for their week 1 showdown with division-rival Washington.

PHILADELPHIA -

The Philadelphia Eagles will face defending NFC East champion Washington in both team's regular season openers on Monday night in the nation's capital.

One of Chip Kelly's points of emphasis over the week has been preparing for the Redskins' versatile quarterback, Robert Griffin III.

Kelly feels confident that his defense will be ready for RGIII because they're facing Michael Vick in practice, a signal caller with a similar skill set.

The Eagles went 2-2 in the preseason. They lost both regular season meetings with the Redskins last year.