The Redskins will be trying to win their second consecutive game after claiming victory in the final seconds over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last weekend on a Billy Cundiff field goal. Conversely, Atlanta played well below its normal capabilities against the Carolina Panthers, but still managed to win in the closing seconds.
If Washington can pull off the upset and knock the Falcons from the ranks of the unbeaten, it'll have a chance to move into a tie of first place in the NFC East.
That chance hinges on the proverbial battle for Pennsylvania, with theand . The Steelers are desperate coming off their bye week a 1-2, but got some good news earlier this week when head coach Mike Tomlin said he anticipates and being able to play.
Other headlining games include the Bills going west to challenge the while the winless play host to the on Sunday Night Football.
Sunday's Redskins game is set for a 1:00 kickoff at FedEx Field. The game will be televised by Fox.