Redskins Fall to Vikings, 34-27

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Alfred Morris had a big night on the ground, but it wasn't enough to avoid a loss for the Redskins against the Vikings, 34-27, in Minneapolis.

Robert Griffin III lit up the Vikings for three scores on 24 of 37 passing for 281 yards and no interceptions. For the Vikings, Christian Ponder wound up 17 for 21 with 174 yards passing, two touchdowns and one pick.

Morris was a key factor for the Redskins, rushing for 139 yards on 26 carries. Pierre Garcon was a leading receiver, hauling in seven passes for 119 yards with a score.

The Washington defense gave up 91 yards rushing and 221 passing. They got to Ponder once for a sack.

Vikings tight end John Carlson could not be contained, putting up 98 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Adrian Peterson also had a good game with 75 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

The Redskins head to Philadelphia next week to face the Eagles (4-5) while the Vikings go to Seattle to play the Seahawks (8-1).


Redskins Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A

97

R. Griffin II

24

37

281

3

0


Vikings Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

C+

78

C. Ponder

17

21

174

2

1

-

-

M. Cassel

4

6

47

0

0


Redskins Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

99

A. Morris

RB

26

139

5.3

0

A

97

R. Griffin II

QB

7

44

6.3

0

-

-

R. Helu Jr.

RB

2

8

4.0

0


Vikings Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

93

A. Peterson

RB

20

75

3.8

2

C+

78

C. Ponder

QB

2

13

6.5

0

-

-

T. Gerhart

RB

1

4

4.0

0


Redskins Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

97

P. Garcon

WR

7

119

17.0

1

A

96

J. Reed

TE

6

62

10.3

1

C+

78

L. Hankerson

WR

5

61

12.2

0


Vikings Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

J. Carlson

TE

7

98

14.0

1

C

75

J. Simpson

WR

4

45

11.2

0

C-

71

J. Wright

WR

2

34

17.0

0


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