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NFL monitoring weather forecast for Eagles-Redskins game

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 16: General view as the Washington Redskins take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedExField on November 16, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 16: General view as the Washington Redskins take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at FedExField on November 16, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

The NFL is keeping tabs on the potential for heavy rain that could affect the Philadelphia Eagles' game at the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

Steady rain drenched much of the East Coast on Wednesday, and it could get stronger in parts of Virginia and Maryland in the coming days.

The Redskins' home stadium is in Landover, Md.

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NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy says Wednesday that the league is "closely monitoring the forecast and speaking with both teams."