Game Notes: Skins at Giants 2019

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REDSKINS-GIANTS GAME NOTES

• The Washington Redskins fell to the New York Giants, 24-3, at MetLife Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
• The Redskins game captains were: QB Case Keenum, DT Jonathan Allen, LB Ryan Kerrigan, S Landon Collins and S Deshazor Everett.
• The Redskins forced three turnovers in a single game for the first time since Week 11 of the 2018 season when they notched two interceptions and forced one fumble against the Houston Texans.
• The Redskins registered multiple interceptions in a single game for the first time since Week 11 of the 2018 season when they notched two interceptions against the Houston Texans.
• The Redskins recorded multiple interceptions in the first half of a game for the first time since Week 3 of the 2017 season when they registered two interceptions in the first half against the Oakland Raiders.
• The Redskins intercepted a pass in three-consecutive weeks for the first time since Week 13-Week 15 of the 2018 season.
• Quarterback Case Keenum started the game and finished 6-for-11 with 37 passing yards.
• Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. made his NFL debut and finished the game 9-for-17 with 107 passing yards. He added 23 yards on the ground on two attempts.
• Haskins Jr.'s 14-yard rush in the second quarter was the longest rush by a Redskins rookie quarterback since Robert Griffin III had a 17-yard rush against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 17 of the 2012 season.
• Haskins completed a pass to rookie WR Kelvin Harmon for his first career reception. It was the first rookie-to-rookie connection on a reception for the Redskins since Robert Griffin III connected on a pass to Alfred Morris in Week 16 of the 2012 season.
• Running Back Adrian Peterson started and had 28 yards on 11 carries.
• Peterson (15,635) passed Edgerrin James (15,610) and Tiki Barber (15,632) for No. 15 and No. 14 on the NFL's all-time list for career scrimmage yards, respectively.
• Running Back Chris Thompson finished the game with four carries for four yards and had team-high's in receptions (four) and receiving yards (56).
• Thompson (1,645) passed Kelvin Bryant (1,634) for No. 4 on the franchise list for all-time receiving yards by a running back.
• Thompson's 56 yard receiving was tied for the tenth best output in a single game in his career.
• Thompson's 39-yard reception in the fourth quarter was the third-longest of his career.
• It is the first time in Thompson's career that he has recorded a 30-plus yard reception in consecutive games.
• Center Tony Bergstrom made his first start of the season. It was his first start at center for the Redskins since Week 6 of the 2018 season.
• Guard Wes Martin made his NFL debut and started at left guard in place of the injured Brandon Scherff.
• Defensive Lineman Tim Settle recorded two tackles (one solo) and forced a fumble. It was the first forced fumble of his career.
• Defensive Lineman Matt Ioannidis registered seven tackles (two solo).
• Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan recorded his 132nd consecutive regular season start, the longest active streak among active NFL linebackers. Kerrigan has not missed a start in his NFL career.
• Kerrigan remains as one of six NFL players (and only three non-quarterbacks) to have started every game since the start of the 2011 season (Brandon Carr, Patrick Peterson, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan and Matthew Stafford).
• Linebacker Jon Bostic notched a game-high 11 tackles (five solo).
• Cornerback Quinton Dunbar finished the game with three solo tackles, two interceptions and two passes defensed.
• Dunbar registered his first interception of the season in the second quarter. It was his first interception since Week 9 of the 2018 regular season and was his sixth career interception. The seven-yard return was the second-longest of his career.
• Dunbar recorded his second interception of the game in the second quarter. It is the first career multi-interception game of his career. He is the first Redskin since D.J. Swearinger in Week 8 of the 2018 season to register two-plus interceptions in a single game.
• Dunbar is the first Redskin to record multiple interceptions in the second quarter of a game since Shawn Springs on Dec. 6, 2007.
• Dunbar is the first Redskin to register multiple interceptions and multiple passes defensed in a single game since D.J. Swearinger recorded two interceptions and two passes defensed against the Minnesota Vikings on Nov. 12, 2017.
• Safety Landon Collins finished second on the team with nine tackles (two solo).
• Punter Tress Way finished the contest with six punts for 319 yards (51.8 net avg.) and he pinned three inside the 20 yard line.
• Way's net average of 51.8 yards was the third-highest in a single game in his career.
• Way's average of 53.2 yards was tied for the fifth-highest in a single game in his career.
• Kicker Dustin Hopkins connected on his only attempt from the field, which was a 21 yarder in the second quarter. The kick was his 103rd career made field goal.
 

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Gruden has given up. You know how you can tell?

During his presser he finally grabbed for the injury excuse to explain why the team is easily the most penalized in the NFL.

That is usually what an HC falls back on right before he is shown the door.

Of course there is always the chance that like Zorn, Gruden simply stays the HC for the balance of the season enduring each successive loss as sort of perverse punishment from Snyder and Allen.

But mentally Gruden has officially checked out IMO.
 

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