Redskins season finale moved to 4:25pm

Pierre Garcon and Kirk Cousins celebrate after a touchdown. (Photo: Todd Olszewski/Getty Images)

Pierre Garcon and Kirk Cousins celebrate after a touchdown. (Photo: Todd Olszewski/Getty Images)

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The National Football League announced the kickoff time for the Week 17 game between the Washington Redskins and New York Giants on Sunday, Jan. 1, has been changed to 4:25 p.m. ET.

The game was originally slated for a 1pm start. However, due to the potential playoff implications, the contest has been flexed to 4:25.

The Redskins, 8-6-1 on the season, must beat the Giants to have any shot at the final NFC playoff spot.