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Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Freezing temperatures highlight NFL's Week 17 slate

The NFL kicked off its final slate of regular season games on Sunday, but the real story might be the oh-so-cold temperatures the players are facing this New Year's Eve. Published December 31, 2017

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) celebrates his sack of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. Washington comes off a comeback victory at Seattle made more impressive by the wave of injuries it has fought through. Its defense has looked formidable, led by LBs Zach Brown and Ryan Kerrigan. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) **FILE**

Ironman Kerrigan is a Sunday question mark

Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan has been the Redskins' ironman since being drafted by Washington in 2011, starting every game. But that streak could be on the line in Sunday's season finale against the New York Giants after Kerrigan sat out practice Thursday with a sore calf. Published December 28, 2017

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Washington Redskins defensive end Stacy McGee (92) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

With Hood out, McGee may move to the middle

With nose tackle Ziggy Hood out Sunday against the New York Giants, Redskins may lean on defensive end Stacy McGee, who quietly put together a strong season. Published December 28, 2017

Washington Redskins strong safety DeAngelo Hall (23) stands on the field before an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Gruden: Hall's 2017 impact came behind the scenes

Coming back from a torn ACL in 2016, cornerback-turned-free safety DeAngelo Hall has struggled to get on the field for the Washington Redskins in 2017, starting just two games this season. Published December 28, 2017

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins signs autographs prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally) **FILE**

Cousins to start season finale against Giants, but future still uncertain

With questions around quarterback Kirk Cousins' future in Washington looming as the offeseason approaches, Redskins coach Jay Gruden put aside any doubts Cousins would sit out the team's final regular-season game against the 2-13 New York Giants on Sunday. Published December 26, 2017