Cousins' hot hand helped the Redskins average 32.8 points per game during a four-game winning streak to close the regular season, most in the NFL in that time frame. Redskins QB Kyle Allen will be evaluated ‘game-by-game’ ... Denver once traded the draft choice that ended up being Driskel to San Francisco for Vernon Davis in 2015. Washington punted after going three-and-out on their first possession of the game. NYG – Andre Williams 3-yard run (Josh Brown kick), 6:34. The ball was overthrown, and Jackson sustained a hamstring injury while stretching out to attempt to catch it. St. Louis and Detroit finished ahead of Philadelphia and New Orleans based on conference record. WAS – Matt Jones 3-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 2:38. The ball rolled out of the end zone for a safety and a 2–0 Giants lead. After losing fourth-quarter leads in their first two games, the Giants got their first win of the season to move to 1–2. Take a look back at the top images of the Washington Redskins' quarterbacks from the 2015 season. They also kept the pressure away from Kirk Cousins, allowing him to throw for a career-high 85% completion percentage and zero interceptions. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 30-yard field goal, 0:02. They took a 3–0 lead off of a Dustin Hopkins field goal. Near the end of the first half, with Washington still nursing a 3–0 lead, Cousins tossed a 4-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jordan Reed, putting the Redskins up 10–0. The first play of the drive was a deep Cousins pass to Grant that got Washington inside the 20-yard line. With a short field, Cousins and the Redskins gained 19 yards, and Redskins kicker Dustin Hopkins booted a career-long 54-yard field goal to tie the game at 10–10 with just over two minutes remaining in the first half. Kirk Cousins threw two interceptions, giving him a total of four in three games. A morning roundup of what the local and national media have to say about the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The teams exchanged field goals to make the score 12–3 in the middle of the second quarter, when Giants tight end Larry Donnell, who had caught 3 touchdown passes in Week 4 of 2014, dropped a pass that would have given New York a first-and-goal. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 23-yard field goal, 0:13. They had stormed back from a 24–0 deficit, which was the largest comeback in franchise history. This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 02:21. In 24 previous meetings, dating back to 1966, the Redskins and Falcons had never gone into overtime, and Atlanta had won the last four meetings. Adding and subtracting. This had been a problem during Gruden's time with the team. Kicker Matt Bryant connected on a 42-yard field goal and the Falcons cut the deficit to 7–3. PHI – Sam Bradford – 15/28, 270 yards, 3 TD, WAS – Kirk Cousins – 31/46, 290 yards, TD, PHI – DeMarco Murray – 8 rushes, 36 yards, WAS – Alfred Morris – 17 rushes, 62 yards, PHI – Riley Cooper – 2 receptions, 72 yards, TD, WAS – Jamison Crowder – 7 receptions, 65 yards. Another rookie receiver, Jamison Crowder, got them inside the 20. TB – Donteea Dye 7-yard pass from Jameis Winston (Connor Barth kick), 11:34. NYJ – Eric Decker 2-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 14:18. That game, coincidentally, was Kirk Cousins' first appearance in an NFL game. This is the only area that really held … Their offense continued to stagnate, however, and the Buccaneers quickly regained possession. With the loss, the Redskins fell to 5–7, once again leaving the NFC East lead up for grabs. WAS – Kirk Cousins – 30/49, 316 yards, TD, 2 INT, NYG – Eli Manning – 23/32, 279 yards, 2 TD, NYG – Rashad Jennings – 11 rushes, 32 yards, WAS – Jordan Reed – 6 receptions, 96 yards, NYG – Rueben Randle – 7 receptions, 116 yards, TD. ATL – Devonta Freeman 6-yard run (Matt Bryant kick), 0:24. PHI – Miles Austin 39-yard pass from Sam Bradford (Caleb Sturgis kick), 14:40. ATL – Julio Jones fumble recovery in the end zone (pass failed), 9:14. WAS – Jordan Reed 8-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:11. —The Redskins’ spending at quarterback ranks 21st in the NFL. The Redskins' fourth-round pick is looking forward to making his mark on special teams and continuing to progress as a safety under the tutelage of Torrian Gray.Â. WAS – Kirk Cousins – 25/43, 196 yards, TD, 2 INT, NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick – 19/26, 253 yards, 2 TD, INT, WAS – Alfred Morris – 11 rushes, 21 yards, NYJ – Chris Ivory – 20 rushes, 146 yards, TD, WAS – Jamison Crowder – 4 receptions, 40 yards, NYJ – Brandon Marshall – 7 receptions, 111 yards, TD. Washington led 10–7 entering halftime. With the win, the Redskins improved to 4–5. The Giants again entered Redskins territory but were unable to get in the end zone, leading to Josh Brown's third field goal of the game. However, Atlanta regained possession with 1:39 left and all three of their timeouts. This is a list of American football quarterbacks who have started for the Washington Redskins, as well as its predecessors the Boston Braves (1932) and Boston Redskins (19331936), in the National Football League (NFL). STL – Kenny Britt 40-yard pass from Nick Foles (Greg Zuerlein kick), 7:01. PHI – Brent Celek 10-yard pass from Sam Bradford (Caleb Sturgis kick), 8:17. After driving down to the 2-yard line, Washington scored on a Kirk Cousins touchdown pass to Pierre Garçon, thanks to an uncharacteristic coverage error by former All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. WAS – Kirk Cousins 8-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 4:26. Cousins threw one incomplete pass to Crowder before connecting with Garcon for the game-winning touchdown and the 23–20 win. WAS – Pierre Garçon 4-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 3:02. NE – Stephen Gostkowski 21-yard field goal, 7:56. Under the guidance of Gruden, Offensive Coordinator Sean McVay and Quarterbacks Coach Matt Cavanaugh, Cousins set team records in passing yards (4,166), attempts (543), completions (379) and 300-yard passing games (seven). ATL – Matt Bryant 42-yard field goal, 7:07. The rest of the first half would pass without any more fireworks, but the Redskins sorely needed some in the second half to overcome the 17-point halftime deficit they faced. Washington was only able to run four plays on their first drive before having to punt to Atlanta. The Eagles were barely able to cross midfield before punting back to Washington. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 37-yard field goal, 1:43. "2015 NFL Draft trade tracker: Details of all the moves", "Redskins Acquire Two Draft Picks From Saints", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2015_Washington_Redskins_season&oldid=992785322, 2015 National Football League season by team, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The Redskins traded their original third-round selection (No. In Week 4 of the 2014 season, Kirk Cousins threw a career-high four interceptions against the Giants in a 45–14 blowout loss. NE – Stephen Gostkowski 21-yard field goal, 7:32. TB – Connor Barth 21-yard field goal, 2:24. Three punts followed, two by Washington and one by New York, before Breeland forced and recovered his second fumble of the game, this one off of five-time Pro Bowler and former All-Pro receiver Brandon Marshall. Washington Football Team Public Relations. After a quick Washington three-and-out to start the game, Evans picked up right where he left off, beating safety Ryan Clark for a 40-yard touchdown less than two minutes into the game. With the news that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had fractured his left clavicle in Dallas' Week 2 win coupled with star wide receiver Dez Bryant's broken foot, Washington and New York, both one game behind Dallas, looked to use this primetime game as a springboard to the division lead. WAS – Jordan Reed 3-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:25. The Washington Redskins' first round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft got a sample of the coaching he'll receive from Jim Tomsula during this past weekend's rookie minicamp. Running back Devonta Freeman and tight end Jacob Tamme helped get the Falcons into field goal range, but Bryant missed a short 38-yard attempt, bouncing the ball off of the right upright. When breaking ties for three or more teams under the NFL's rules, they are first broken within divisions, then comparing only the highest ranked remaining team from each division. The Falcons had to convert the next play, a fourth-and-2, to keep any hope of a perfect season. 69 overall) to the, The Redskins traded their fifth-round selection (No. Take a quick look back at the top Redskins 2015 season storylines from the quarterback position, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations. After a trying year for quarterbacks in Washington, we may as well relive the good days of quarterback stability for the Redskins and power rank the top five quarterbacks in Redskin history.. Atlanta crossed midfield on their next drive, and faced a decision on fourth-and-6 from the Redskins' 40-yard line, just outside of Bryant's range. The next Redskins drive, a three-and-out, did nothing to help them regain the momentum, nor did the 14-yard Marshall catch, 18-yard Zac Stacy run, or 35-yard touchdown reception, also by Marshall, on the next Jets drive. With the win, both teams moved to 1–1 on the season. DAL – Dan Bailey 54-yard field goal, 0:14. In addition, despite not being known as the true dual threat in his own position group, Cousins added a team-high five rushing touchdowns in 2015, the second-most by a quarterback in a season in team history. The Washington Redskins' eight-man draft class along with 14 college free agent signings have been assigned jersey numbers prior to their participation in offseason workouts. Period. 47 of 50. Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan returned to Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Va., on Monday for the 13th-annual Leukemia Golf Classic, joined by many of his teammates, coaches and team officials.Â. In 2014, the Buccaneers were 1–8 entering their matchup at Washington, but rookie receiver Mike Evans torched the Redskins defense for 209 receiving yards, setting up a 27–7 Bucs win. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 54-yard field goal, 2:17. Redskins fans would travel well for this game, and the Redskins powered out to a 24–0 lead during the second quarter. He faced a stern test though, as his career TD–INT ratio on the road was 11–13, and he had never played in a road game without throwing at least one interception. Chris Baker forced a Freeman fumble at the goal line, but Julio Jones jumped on the ball in the end zone for the go-ahead score. View the full article WAS – Dustin Hopkins 44-yard field goal, 11:31. However, on third-and-4 from the Redskins' 22-yard line, inside of Miami kicker Andrew Franks' range, defensive end Jason Hatcher forced a Tannehill fumble that was bobbled all the way back to the Miami 40 and recovered by Redskins rookie outside linebacker Preston Smith. Alfred Morris and Matt Jones both saw action, but it was the passing game that began to heat up. Two Redskins penalties moved the ball 29 yards, and a 10-yard Bradford pass was caught by tight end Brent Celek to tie the game at 13–13. The story of the day was the Redskins offensive line. Green Bay finished ahead of Seattle based on head-to-head victory. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2015_Washington_Redskins_season ESPN reported earlier Monday that Washington's … On the ensuing drive, Franks converted a 22-yard field goal attempt to tie the score at 10–10 entering the fourth quarter. After a Jets punt and an Alfred Morris 2-yard run, Cousins was intercepted by Revis, who returned the ball to the Redskins’ 18-yard line. On the Eagles' next drive, a Sam Bradford deep ball to rookie receiver Nelson Agholor was negated by a Ryan Mathews fumble that was recovered by Redskins linebacker Keenan Robinson on a trick play. Now that the majority of NFL Free Agency has ended and with the NFL Draft complete, Redskins fans have a good look at the reality of their quarterback situation for the 2019 season. They had moved the ball to their own 42-yard line, only about 20 yards from Barth's range, when Charles Sims fumbled the ball and Chris Baker recovered it for Washington. The drive culminated in tight end Derek Carrier's first career touchdown pass, a 7-yard throw from Cousins that gave the Redskins a 7–0 lead early in the second quarter. NYJ – Brandon Marshall 35-yard pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick (Nick Folk kick), 5:53. This contest broke a five-game losing streak to the Giants. In Week 6, the Redskins played on the road for the second consecutive Sunday, this time against the 4–1 New York Jets, who had held three of their first four opponents to 14 points or less and were coming off of their bye week. TB – Jameis Winston – 21/29, 297 yards, 2 TD, WAS – Kirk Cousins – 33/40, 317 yards, 3 TD, TB – Mike Evans – 8 receptions, 164 yards, TD, WAS – Jordan Reed – 11 receptions, 72 yards, 2 TD. In today's Rewarding Moments In Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at the Redskins sending eight players to the Pro Bowl after their Super Bowl XXVI victory. The Redskins continued to have no success on offense, resulting in a punt to Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry, who fielded the ball at the Miami 31-yard line, broke a few tackles and burst into the clear for a 69-yard score and a 17–10 Dolphins lead. NYG – Josh Brown 36-yard field goal, 7:32. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 27-yard field goal, 8:20. In each of their four losses, Cousins had thrown 2 interceptions; he had thrown none in the two victories. Ryan threw to Jones, his most reliable target, for a gain of 9 and the first down. With only 36 seconds left, Washington had a first-and-goal from the 6-yard line. TB – Howard Jones 43-yard fumble return (Connor Barth kick), 8:19. They were quickly back on offense, however, as Jets receiver Eric Decker was stripped by Bashaud Breeland at the Jets' 37-yard line. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. WAS – Jamison Crowder 11-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:58. Veteran receiver Roddy White made the catch, and Freeman redeemed himself on the next play with a touchdown, resulting in a 19–16 Falcons lead. Kirk Cousins will be the Washington Redskins ' starting quarterback for the upcoming 2015 season, coach Jay Gruden announced Monday. NYJ – Ryan Fitzpatrick 18-yard run (Nick Folk kick), 10:02. The Falcons now needed to capitalize on the turnover, and advanced the ball to the Redskins' 23-yard line, easily within field goal range. The Redskins improved from their 4–12 record from the previous season, going 9–7 and clinching the NFC East division title for the first time since 2012. With the loss, the Redskins fell to 3–5. Murmurs calling for coach Jay Gruden to be fired had begun to escalate. The ensuing Redskins drive utilized several short Cousins passes to get into field goal range, although Hopkins missed the 53-yard attempt. He became the first player in team history to throw a touchdown pass in all 16 games in a season since the advent of the 16-game schedule in 1978. WAS – Rashad Ross 101-yard kickoff return (Dustin Hopkins kick), 3:08. MIA – Andrew Franks 22-yard field goal, 11:34. On third-and-13 from their own 29-yard line, with a chance to cut into or tie the Dolphins' lead, Cousins threw to the end zone for Pierre Garçon, but the ball was intercepted by Miami cornerback Brice McCain, ending the Redskins attempt at a potential field goal to narrow the deficit. After leading the NFL in rushing yards per game through the first two weeks of the season, the Redskins' run game was stagnant, with Matt Jones 38 rushing yards leading the team, followed by Alfred Morris' 19. MIA – Ryan Tannehill – 22/34, 226 yards, TD, WAS – Kirk Cousins – 21/31, 196 yards, TD, 2 INT, WAS – Alfred Morris – 25 rushes, 121 yards, MIA – Jordan Cameron – 4 receptions, 73 yards, WAS – Pierre Garçon – 6 receptions, 74 yards. With the win, the Redskins clinched the division title for the first time since 2012. NYJ – Nick Folk 39-yard field goal, 11:00. In addition, the Redskins claimed first place in the division. New York's first four plays on the next drive all involved running back Chris Ivory, and gained 33 yards. at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mason Crosby then kicked a field goal, putting the game out of reach. A 10-yard pass and a 26-yard pass, both to rookie receiver Jamison Crowder, were followed by a deep attempt to fellow rookie Rashad Ross. Falcons first-year head coach Dan Quinn opted to attempt a two-point conversion to go up by a full seven points, but Ryan's pass fell incomplete to keep the lead at 12–7. After a Kai Forbath field goal put the Redskins up 3–0, they got the ball back, and newly minted starting quarterback Kirk Cousins threw a deep pass to DeSean Jackson. STL – Greg Zuerlein 52-yard field goal, 9:33. The Redskins were able to run 3 more minutes off the clock while driving down to the St. Louis 3-yard line, where Jones overpowered several Rams defenders for his second touchdown of the day and a 24–10 lead to put the game away. With OTAs beginning next week at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va., here's a look at the offensive players currently on the roster. Chris Ivory then energized the raucous New York crowd with a 54-yard run to just outside the Redskins' 20, but the drive stalled and placekicker Nick Folk tacked on three more points, giving New York a 10–7 lead. The Redskins QB Yearbook, 1999 to 2015. Cousins moved to 0–3 in his career against the Falcons and threw the 15th career interception on the road in only 8 games. NE – Brandon Boldin 18-yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick), 11:28. After the game, it was announced that receiver DeSean Jackson would miss several weeks with his hamstring injury, and that kicker Kai Forbath had been released and replaced by former Buffalo Bills and New Orleans Saints kicker Dustin Hopkins. Three plays later, Bradford burned the Redskins secondary on another deep ball, this one 39 yards to veteran wide receiver Miles Austin. The Cowboys would win their fourth game of the season. The Redskins started on offense, and running back Chris Thompson converted a third-and-long with a 42-yard run into Eagles territory. WAS – Kirk Cousins 1-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 5:18. St. Louis began the second half with a 52-yard Greg Zuerlein field goal to get back within two scores, 17–3. WAS – Kirk Cousins 3-yard run (Dustin Hopkins kick), 9:41. The ball fell incomplete, but Atlanta defensive back Robert Alford was assessed a 42-yard pass interference penalty that gave Washington the ball on the 2-yard line. Third-round draft pick and former Florida Gators running back Matt Jones was able to capitalize, breaking loose on a 39-yard run for his first NFL touchdown and a 7–0 Redskins lead. WAS – Matt Jones 2-yard run (pass failed), 7:59. Atlanta responded with a methodical drive, including only two plays longer than 7 yards, to get on the board. NO – Brandin Cooks 4-yard pass from Drew Brees (Kai Forbath kick), 5:52. This allowed the Redskins to extend the lead to 16–12, significant because Atlanta now needed a touchdown to win instead of a field goal. WAS – Jordan Reed 6-yard pass from Kirk Cousins (Dustin Hopkins kick), 0:24. In today's Rewarding Moments In Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at Clinton Portis' starring role – throwing and running – in a win over the Detroit Lions. Before the Redskins head to Richmond for training camp, check out who all is on the roster position-by-position. Three plays later, though, Cousins attempted to pass to rookie receiver Ryan Grant, but Grant slipped on the route, allowing Robert Alford to intercept the pass and return it 59 yards for a touchdown, a 25–19 Falcons win, and their second 5–0 start in franchise history. Hopkins drilled the kick, tying the game at 19–19, and the game went into overtime. They ended up scoring later in the fourth quarter, but not on offense; undrafted rookie Rashad Ross blocked a Jets punt and recovered it in the end zone, which provided the game's final score of 34–20. This win was also Cousins' first division win, after previously going 0–5 against the Cowboys, Giants, and Eagles. However, they were able to get a defensive stop, forcing the Eagles to go three-and-out as well. In each of Washington's three losses, Cousins had thrown 2 interceptions; in their two wins, he had not thrown any. WAS – Kirk Cousins – 21/32, 219 yards, TD, 2 INT, ATL – Matt Ryan – 24/42, 254 yards, 2 INT, WAS – Matt Jones – 11 rushes, 20 yards, TD, ATL – Devonta Freeman – 27 rushes, 153 yards, TD, WAS – Jamison Crowder – 8 receptions, 87 yards, ATL – Jacob Tamme – 8 receptions, 94 yards. With that public proclamation of faith from Head Coach Jay Gruden on Aug. 31, quarterback Kirk Cousins embarked upon one of the most remarkable passing seasons in Redskins history, both in terms of his statistics and the redemption story that accompanied them. The Atlanta drive covered 91 yards in just 11 plays, and now only 9 minutes remained in the game. "It's Kirk's team." WAS – Dustin Hopkins 35-yard field goal, 3:18. DAL – Dan Bailey 34-yard field goal, 3:39. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 46-yard field goal, 0:53. Last year, however, not having a third quarterback really hurt Washington. A few Redskins players struggled to handle the ball, but safety Trenton Robinson dove on it and gave Washington a fresh drive just short of midfield. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 52-yard field goal, 0:00. Read full article. Atlanta's next 6 plays covered 67 yards, followed by an apparent 13-yard touchdown pass on third-and-2; however, the play was later ruled an incomplete pass because Freeman did not maintain possession of the ball as he fell to the ground. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 35-yard field goal, 7:29. Philadelphia started shakily, losing 8 yards on their next drive before punting back to Washington. They moved the ball down to the 2-yard line, but could not score a touchdown. After several short passes by Cousins got the Redskins inside the red zone yet again, the Redskins got a first down at the 1-yard line after a pass interference call on Eagles rookie cornerback Eric Rowe. TB – Connor Barth 45-yard field goal, 13:51. The visiting Buccaneers, all of a sudden, led 24–0. NO – Brandin Cooks 60-yard pass from Drew Brees (Kai Forbath kick), 10:44. All rights reserved. NFC Wild Card Playoffs: vs. (#5) Green Bay Packers. at Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts. The Redskins kicked off their 2015 regular season by hosting the Miami Dolphins. Bryant attempted to redeem himself for the earlier miss, but this kick bounced off the left upright. The Redskins remained scoreless in the second half, punting from the Eagles' 35-yard line instead of attempting a 53-yard field goal. Washington inactives: RB Antonio Gibson, S Cole Luke, LB Jordan Kunaszyk, WR Dontrelle Inman, WR Jeff Badet, OT David Sharpe. On the Redskins' next possession they again had the ball near their own end zone, and Cousins' pass intended for Pierre Garçon was intercepted by Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara and returned to the Washington 15-yard line. Early in the second quarter, Cousins was intercepted by Miami cornerback Brent Grimes at the Redskins' 25-yard line, continuing a trend from previous seasons of turnovers and ill-advised throws. The Redskins were able to move from midfield down to the Eagles' 20-yard line, but the drive again stalled in the redzone and they settled for another Hopkins field goal. Rookies in italics From there, Hopkins kicked the ball through the uprights from 33 yards out, allowing Washington to regain its 16–13 advantage. The Skins would not get in any rhythm during this game, as Tom Brady and the Patriots controlled the game from start to finish. [RELATED: Redskins 2015 position outlooks: Quarterback] —Colt McCoy, who started four games last year, is an unrestricted free agent. Kirk Cousins would have another great game, as he would throw four touchdowns in this game along with 324 passing yards, as the Redskins crushed the Saints 47–14. Washington Football Team Public Relations. The Buccaneers had to settle for a Connor Barth field goal to make the score 27–21. This was the Redskins' first road win of the season and second under Jay Gruden. A Crowder 17-yard catch moved them near midfield, only needing about 20 more yards to get into Hopkins' range. With under 9 minutes remaining, they needed to regain some offensive momentum, but could not, going three-and-out. Still holding onto that slim lead with 6 minutes remaining in the game, Cousins hit tight end Jordan Reed for a 29-yard gain, which got the Redskins into field goal range at the Rams' 31-yard line. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 20-yard field goal, 7:22. Redskins coach Jay Gruden attempted a two-point conversion to extend the margin to a field goal, but it, like the Falcons' attempt, fell incomplete. at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey. No. The Falcons were able to cross midfield before quarterback Matt Ryan's pass to superstar receiver Julio Jones was tipped and intercepted by Redskins safety Trenton Robinson; it was Washington's first interception of the season. The Panthers would lead the entire game, and the Redskins suffered their worst loss of the season. Redskins rookie receiver and returner Rashad Ross later returned a kickoff 101 yards to make the final score 32–21. Teammates in high school, then in college, and now in the NFL, Tim Settle and Greg Stroman got their first taste of playing together at the professional level with the Redskins last weekend.Â. The Washington Redskins dropped to 2–4 on the season with the loss, and 0–3 on the road. Copyright © 2020 Washington Football Team. Winston and Evans, hoping to put the game out of reach, hooked up twice for a total of 30 yards, and Doug Martin broke free for a 49-yard gain before Bashaud Breeland pushed him out-of-bounds at the 5-yard line. GB – Mason Crosby 29-yard field goal, 4:39. On their next possession, Washington drove to the Miami 22-yard line—easily inside Forbath's range—but three consecutive penalties pushed them back 24 yards and forced a punt, squandering a valuable chance to extend the lead. WAS – Dustin Hopkins 33-yard field goal, 3:49. The Redskins played a 4–0 Atlanta Falcons team for the second time in four years; they had previously hosted the 4–0 Falcons in the 2012 season, when Atlanta won 24–17 to move to 5–0 for the first time in franchise history. If Griffin has a big 2015, the Redskins will move to extend him anyway. Three years later, now as the starter, he was attempting to lead Washington to their first 3–2 start since 2011. ATL – Robert Alford 59-yard interception return, 12:15. Last year's NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray rattled off a 30-yard gain on the Eagles' next possession, but the teams exchanged punts after it. With the loss, Washington fell to 4–6, leaving the lead in the NFC East up for grabs. NYG – Punt blocked by Rashad Jennings out of bounds in end zone for a safety, 12:47. The Redskins roster also included Colt McCoy, who led a memorable Monday night upset in Dallas in October 2014, and former 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, Robert Griffin III. The Redskins would be embarrassed 44–16 in Carolina against the undefeated Panthers. They were able to block for running back Matt Jones well enough that he scored the first two touchdowns of his career and rushed for over 120 yards. Atlanta then committed a surprising turnover, a Ryan pass intercepted by Breeland, who returned the ball all the way back to the Atlanta 21-yard line. The Rams took advantage of the turnover a few plays later, with quarterback Nick Foles, a free agent pickup from Philadelphia, throwing a 40-yard touchdown pass to receiver Kenny Britt. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick then threw a 35-yard pass to Eric Decker, and Ivory punched it in for the tying score two plays later. On the Redskins' next possession, Kirk Cousins underthrew tight end Jordan Reed, who was open in the end zone. In today's Rewarding Moments In Redskins History presented by Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we look back at the Redskins' 42-10 domination over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII. Kirk Cousins was later named the starter for the season, and set multiple Redskins franchise records. Two rookie receivers, Ryan Grant and Jamison Crowder, caught passes from Cousins totaling 37 yards on the next drive, and Cousins finished it off himself with a 7-yard touchdown run, his second of the season. Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text. Nov 29, 2015; Landover, MD, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) shakes hands with Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher (97) after their game at FedEx Field. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. They had to settle for a Dustin Hopkins field goal to make the score 15–6 entering halftime. Winston threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Evans, but that, too, was nullified due to a pas interference call on Evans. On third-and-goal from the 1-yard line, attempting for a 10-point lead with under 3 minutes remaining, Charles Sims was stopped for a loss of 2 yards. Frank Schwab. 2015 Redskins Position Analysis – Quarterbacks: This is an analysis of the Redskins Quarterbacks going into Free Agency and the Draft. 2015 Redskins In Richmond -- Quarterbacks Before the Redskins head to Richmond for training camp, check out who all is on the roster position-by-position. On Wednesday, just as Jay Gruden was impotently declaring Robert Griffin III the team’s 2015 starting quarterback, the man he replaced, Mike Shanahan, was … Then ran the ball back to Washington redskins quarterbacks 2015 2–4 on the next all. 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