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The regular players returned with the Redskins leading the NFC East. Running back George Rogers (top) barreled in for a touchdown in a December victory over Dallas at RFK Stadium; Washington, led by quarterback Doug Williams, clinched the conference championship with  a victory over Minnesota (middle); Williams would go on to earn MVP honors in Super Bowl XXII before he and his teammates joined President Reagan in celebrating the team's second Super Bowl title.

The regular players returned with the Redskins leading the NFC East. Running back George Rogers (top) barreled in for a touchdown in a December victory over Dallas at RFK Stadium; Washington, led by quarterback Doug Williams, clinched the conference championship with a victory over Minnesota (middle); Williams would go on to earn MVP honors in Super Bowl XXII before he and his teammates joined President Reagan in celebrating the team's second Super Bowl title.

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