Redskins-Eagles Just Got Bigger: Billy Ray Cyrus Will Perform

You thought the first Donovan McNabb match-up against the Eagles was big, right? You thought that McNabb's return to Philadelphia was the event of the season, and that the two teams' game in D.C. would have much less fanfare, even if it was on Monday night, right?

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Well, think again. According to NBC Washington, the Redskins have enlisted none other than country music sensation Billy Ray Cyrus to perform the national anthem and at halftime of next Monday's Redskins-Eagles game. Cyrus performed at the opening-week Chiefs-Chargers game, so this isn't exactly unprecedented. But if you're like me and you're wondering how a country music star represents the BLUE COLLAR WASHINGTON-PHILLY RIVALRY, then you'll be confused.

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The players seem underwhelmed too. Here's what Casey Rabach had to say, via Grant Paulsen of 106.7 The Fan.

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Casey Rabach on BRC playing at halftime: "Boot Scooten boogie will be playing while we are in the locker room ... sounds like a lot of fun."    

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On the bright side, the amount of heckling visiting Philly fans will do toward Cyrus' daughter will be fun to hear. 

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