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Statistical Updates: Redskins-Jaguars

Posted by Andrew Walker on September 17, 2014 – 3:54 pm

Chad Henne, Perry Riley, Jason Hatcher

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The Washington Redskins last Sunday dominated in their 41-10 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedExField. A big part of that attack was the Redskins’ defense, which tied a team record with 10 sacks in the game.

With so many sacks in one game, it can often be confusing at that exact momentĀ for an official scorer to determine who should — and who shouldn’t — be credited with the play. So oftentimes, teams will contact the league and Elias Sports Bureau throughout the next week to clear that up.

Elias then typically meets with the league office to review certain plays.

That’s what happened this week for the Redskins, who got some clarity on a few plays from Elias researchers.

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Hall Credited With Blocked Field Goal

Posted by Andrew Walker on November 14, 2012 – 4:03 pm

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A review of the Nov. 4 Washington Redskins-Carolina Panthers game by the league and Elias Sports Bureau has parlayed into a blocked field goal for Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall.

The play was originally labeled simply as a missed field goal by Panthers kicker Justin Medlock.
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Why No Sack/Forced Fumble For Riley?

Posted by Andrew Walker on October 18, 2012 – 9:56 am

One of the key plays and turning points for the Washington Redskins in last Sunday’s victory against the Minnesota Vikings occurred late in the second quarter, when, with the Redskins up 10-9, linebacker Lorenzo Alexander came up with a loose ball at the Vikings’ six-yard line.

On the very next play, quarterback Robert Griffin III found fullback Darrel Young for a touchdown pass, and the Redskins didn’t look back at that point en route to their 38-26 win over NFC North-leading Minnesota.

Most of us in the press box — and I’m sure many of you watching at home or at FedExField — were wondering exactly how the ball squirted out of Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s hands, went straight up in the air and right into Alexander’s waiting arms?

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