Washington Redskins 23, New York Giants 10

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Redskins Talk by admin on Monday 19 December 2011 at 2:55 am

The Redskins took it to the Giants as they jumped them early in the game and never looked back.  Rex Grossman was so-so for the Redskins today as he completed 15 of 24 passes for 185 yards with 1 TD pass and 2 INTs.  Roy Helu led the way on the ground for the Redskins today with 53 yards rushing on 23 carries (2.3 ypc).  He also caught 3 passes for 16 yards (5.3 avg) in this game.  Evan Royster (10 carries for 36 yards) and Darrel Young (4 carries for 14 yards with a TD run, also helped out for the Redskins on the ground in this game.  WRs Jabar Gaffney (6 rec, 85 yards) and Santana Moss (2 rec, 40 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Redskins.  The Redskins rushed for 123 yards on 40 carries (3.1 ypc) and they also completed 15 of 24 passes (62.5%) for 177 yards as they had possession of the ball for 35:00.

The defense was outstanding for the Redskins today.  LB London Fletcher (12 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss and 1 pass defensed), LB Perry Riley (8 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss) and safety Reed Doughty (7 tackles) led the way for the Redskins on D in this game.  CB DeAngelo Hall (6 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception), safety O.J. Atogwe (6 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception) and CB Josh Wilson (4 tackles, 3 passes defensed and 1 interception) also played well for the Redskins in this game.  The Giants finished up with 91 yards rushing on 18 carries (5.1 ypc) and they also completed 23 of 40 passes (57.5%) for 233 yards in this game.  The Redskins are now 5-9 on the season and they swept the New York Giants.

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