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    • Game Notes: Redskins vs. Bucs

      November 16, 2014
      FedExField

      Game Notes: Washington Redskins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

      • The Redskins fell to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 27-7, in front of an announced crowd of 77,442 people at FedExField on Sunday.
      • The Redskins rushed for 155 yards, their second highest rushing total this season (191 vs. Jacksonville in Week 2).
      • The Redskins gained 5.0 yards per carry, the team’s most since Week 1 at Houston (5.7).
      • The Redskins’ defense held the Buccaneers to 48 yards on 21 carries. It marked the first time since Week 2 that the Redskins have held an opponent under 50 rushing yards in a game (25 yards vs. Jacksonville).
      • The Redskins have now held two separate opponents under 50 rushing yards in a single season for the first time since 2012 (Weeks 1 and 12).
      • Running back Alfred Morris posted a season-high 96 rushing yards on 20 carries.
      • With the performance, Morris (3,589) passed Cliff Battles (3,511) for seventh-most career rushing yards in team history.
      • Morris now has 783 career carries, passing Don Bosseler (775) and Ladell Betts (776) for ninth-most rushing attempts in team history.
      • Morris has posted 31 career games with at least 70 rushing yards, the most in the NFL since entering the league in 2012.
      • Morris gained 69 yards in the first half, his most productive output through two quarters since rushing for 75 yards in the first half at Atlanta in Week 15 last season.
      • Morris added a 24-yard reception in the second quarter, the second-longest of his career and his longest since a 26-yarder vs. the New York Giants in Week 4 this season.
      • Morris posted a career-high 36 yards on two receptions. His previous single-game high was 27 yards, set twice, including most recently in Week 4 this season.
      • Morris now has a career-high 104 receiving yards this season.
      • Running back Roy Helu, Jr. recorded his second career receiving touchdown, scoring on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Robert Griffin III.
      • The receiving touchdown was the second of Helu’s career and his first since scoring via reception at Philadelphia in Week 17 of the 2011 season.
      • The 30-yard reception was Helu’s fourth of the season, the most by a Redskins running back in a single season in records available back to 1994.
      • For Griffin III, the touchdown pass was his second of the season and the 38th of his career.
      • Griffin III completed 23-of-32 passes for 207 yards with one touchdown. He also added a season-high 41 rushing yards on six carries.
      • Returner Andre Roberts set career highs in kickoff returns (five) and kickoff return yardage (117).
      • Fullback Darrel Young recorded his career-high second fumble recovery of the season on a muffed punt in the second quarter. It was the third fumble recovery of Young’s career.
      • Punter Tress Way punted four times with an average of 44.3 yards per punt. Way leads the NFL with an average of 48.4 yards per punt this season.
      • Linebacker Trent Murphy registered a sack-fumble on Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown in the first quarter, the rookie’s second sack of his career and first career forced fumble.
      • Defensive lineman Barry Cofield, Jr. made his return off of the Reserve/Injured Designated for Return list and recorded his first sack of the season in the fourth quarter. It was his first full sack since registering two sacks at Oakland in Week 4 last season.
      • Wide receiver Leonard Hankerson made his season debut, playing in his first game since sustaining an injury in Week 11 last season.
      • The Redskins extended their NFL-best sellout streak to 390 games, including postseason play.
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Game Notes: Redskins vs. Bucs started by Boone View original post
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