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Washington Football Team receiver Terry McLaurin celebrates with tight end Logan Thomas after scoring a touchdown during a Nov. 8 home game against the New York Giants.

A four-game winning streak has lifted the Washington Football Team to the top of the NFC East standings with three weeks remaining in the 2020 NFL regular season.

Following a 2-7 start to the season, Washington has reeled off consecutive wins over Cincinnati, Dallas, Pittsburgh and San Francisco to gain control of its playoff destiny.

Washington (6-7) holds a one-game lead over the New York Giants (5-8) for first place in the NFC East. Philadelphia (4-8-1) and Dallas (4-9) round out the division standings.

Seeking its first postseason berth since 2015, Washington will host Seattle (9-4) and Carolina (4-9) over the next two weeks before closing the regular season at Philadelphia.

Remaining schedules

n Washington Football Team

Dec. 20: Home vs. Seattle

Dec. 27: Home vs. Carolina

Jan. 3: Away vs. Philadelphia

n New York Giants

Dec. 20: Home vs. Cleveland

Dec. 27: Away vs. Baltimore

Jan. 3: Home vs. Dallas

n Philadelphia Eagles

Dec. 20: Away vs. Arizona

Dec. 27: Away vs. Dallas

Jan. 3: Home vs. Washington

n Dallas Cowboys

Dec. 20: Home vs. San Francisco

Dec. 27: Home vs. Philadelphia

Jan. 3: Away vs. New York

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