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Giants omit the use of 'Redskins' on an 2016 NFL schedule

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 29: Wide receiver Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants carries the ball against cornerback Bashaud Breeland #26 of the Washington Redskins in the first quarter at FedExField on November 29, 2015 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 29: Wide receiver Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants carries the ball against cornerback Bashaud Breeland #26 of the Washington Redskins in the first quarter at FedExField on November 29, 2015 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The New York Giants released their 2016 schedule Thursday along with the rest of the league.

Their official Twitter post listed all the Giants' opponents by their team names. So Week 1 is against the Cowboys, Week 2 versus the Saints, Week 4 against the Vikings, and so on.

Well, all except Weeks 3 and 17 (thanks to Twitter user Nashad for bringing this to our attention):

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Judging by the way all the other teams have been listed, and the controversy surrounding Washington's team name, this appears to be a conscious choice.