Wow, what a game.
The Redskins extended their winning streak to three games late last night with their 17-16 win over the NFC East-leading New York Giants to pull within a game of the division lead with four games still left to play.
The story of the game, to me, was the Redskins’ defensive adjustments in the second half. After allowing the Giants to convert 8-of-10 third-down conversions in the first half — as well as hold the ball for more than 20 of the game’s first 30 minutes — the Washington defense stood strong in the second half, allowing just one-of-five on third down the rest of the way and dramatically cutting into that New York time of possession.
Anyway, as usual, the Redskins players flocked to Twitter to show their excitement and their gratitude to the fans after last night’s big victory.
Quarterback Robert Griffin III:
Defensive end Jarvis Jenkins:
Defensive end Stephen Bowen:
Left tackle Trent Williams:
Nose tackle Chigbo Anunoby:
Kicker Kai Forbath:
Defensive lineman Chris Baker:
Middle linebacker Perry Riley:
Defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton:
Running back Javarris Williams:
Safety Jordan Bernstine:
Fullback Eric Kettani:
Defensive end Adam Carriker:
Running back Tristan Davis:
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