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Redskins Grind Out Big 27-22 Win Over Eagles to Improve to 7-5-1

Chris Thompson’s 25-yard touchdown run with 1:54 remaining lifted the Redskins to a 27-22 victory over the Eagles on Sunday. Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes, including an 80-yard toss to DeSean Jackson, and had a pick-six. The Eagles took a 22-21 lead when Caleb Sturgis hit a 41-yard field goal with 4:59 left after […]

Redskins Fall to 6-5-1; Lose in Arizona to Cardinals 31-23

Carson Palmer threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns, David Johnson scored twice and the Cardinals held on to beat the Redskins 31-23 on Sunday. The loss by the Redskins (6-5-1) clinched a playoff spot for the 11-1 Dallas Cowboys. Palmer’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Johnson with 11:09 to play put Arizona ahead 24-20, the […]

Cowboys Rookies Too Much For Redskins in Thanksgiving 31-26 Setback in Dallas

Rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott keep winning for the Cowboys, even with Kirk Cousins setting records for the Washington Redskins. Prescott accounted for two touchdowns, Elliott ran for a pair of scores and the Cowboys extended their franchise regular-season record with a 10th straight victory, beating the Redskins 31-26 on Thursday. Prescott tied Don […]

Redskins Win Streak Snapped; Fall Late to Lions 20-17

Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 18-yard touchdown pass to Anquan Boldin with 16 seconds left to lift the Lions to a 20-17 win over the Redskins on Sunday. The Lions (4-3) extended their winning streak to three games. The Redskins (4-3) had won four straight. Stafford, who set up game-winning kicks in the previous two […]

Redskins Run Over Eagles 27-20 for Fourth Straight Win

Kirk Cousins threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns and the Redskins ran roughshod over one of the NFL’s top defenses in a 27-20 victory over the Eagles on Sunday. The three-headed running attack of Matt Jones, Robert Kelley and Chris Thompson combined for 231 yards and a touchdown as the Redskins (4-2) won their […]

Redskins Defense Bottles Up Flacco and the Ravens in 16-10 Win in Baltimore

The Redskins abandoned their usual formula for victory — the passing of Kirk Cousins — to extend their winning streak to three. Washington used an 85-yard punt return by Jamison Crowder and an uncharacteristically strong performance by its defense to beat the Ravens 16-10 on Sunday. The Redskins (3-2) allowed 108 points in their first […]

Hopkins Five Field Goals Helps Redskins Earn First Win 29-27 Over Giants

All the Washington Redskins needed to avoid a dreaded 0-3 start was a couple of fourth-quarter interceptions by backups and five field goals from a guy who had never made that many in a game. Dustin Hopkins kicked a 37-yard field goal with 1:51 to play and the defending NFC East champion Redskins got a […]

Redskins Fall to 0-2; Lose at Home to Cowboys 27-23

Discussing Dak Prescott after the rookie quarterback’s first NFL victory, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones managed to throw in references to folks such as Troy Aikman, Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger — QBs with nine Super Bowl victories combined. Not bad company for a guy who was a fourth-round draft pick and is only playing […]