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When the Washington Redskins (2-2) kick off on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers (0-5) at FedExField, they will be coming off 12 days of rest. Washington, which is coming off of its bye week, last played on Monday, October 2 in a 29-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The 49ers are coming off of their second-straight overtime loss and their fourth-straight loss decided by three-or-fewer points. They fell 26-23 to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Washington opened up the week as huge favorites over visiting San Francisco – by as many as 11 points and as little as nine points. The number represents the second-largest underdog status of the season by the 49ers. They were 14-point underdogs to the Seattle Seahawks leading up to Week 2. The over/under for Sunday’s game is listed at 46.5 points.

Sunday will be a homecoming for 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, who was Washington’s offensive coordinator from 2010 through 2013. Washington’s head coach at the time was Shanahan’s father, Mike. It will also be a return for 49ers wide receiver Pierre Garçon, who played in Washington from 2012 through 2016.

 

 

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