Thursday Night Football Recap

vikings vs redskinsThe Washington Redskins traveled to Minnesota to face the Vikings on Thursday Night Football. The Redskins were 3-5 coming into the game while the Vikings were 1-7. The Redskins had beaten the Raiders, Bears, and Chargers but had lost to the Eagles, Packers, Lions, Cowboys, and Broncos. The Vikings on the other hand had only beaten the Steelers but had lost to the Lions, Bears, Browns, Panthers, Giants, Packers, and Cowboys.

 

Game Recap

The Redskins scored first on a field goal. The Vikings answered right back as Adrian Peterson scored a 18 yard touchdown run. Th Redskins then scored a touchdown with 1:17 left on an 8 yard pass from RG3 to Pierre Garcon. In the 2nd quarter the answered back on a 2 yard touchdown pass from Christian Ponder to Cordarrelle Patterson. The Redskins would then score 14 straight on 2 touchdown passes from RG3. The 3rd quarter started with a field goal for the Redskins and that would be the last they score of the game. The Vikings would then add 2 touchdowns before the 3rd quarter ended to take the lead 28-27. In the 4th the Vikings scored twice on to field goals from Blair Walsh to increase their lead to 34-27. The Redskins would have a chance to tie up the game with less then a minute left in the 4th quarter. Inside the 10 yard line they would fail on 4th down and the Vikings would hold on for the win.

 

Game Stats

For Minnesota 

Christian Ponder was 17/21 for 174 yards 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. He was injured late in the 3rd quarter when he tried to rush for a touchdown. He got a dislocated left shoulder on the play.

Adrian Peterson lead his team in rushing with 75 yards on 20 carries with 2 touchdowns.

The Vikings leading receivers were John Carlson and Jerome Simpson. Carlson caught 7 passes for 98 yards and 1 touchdown while Simpson caught 4 passes for 45 yards but no touchdowns.

For Washington

RG3 was 24/37 for 281 yards and 3 touchdowns

Alfred Morris was the Redskins leading rusher as he ran for 139 yards on 26 carries but no touchdowns.

The Redskins leading receivers were Pierre Garcon and Jordan Reed. Reed caught 6 passes for 62 yards and 1 touchdown while Garcon caught 7 passes for 119 yards and 1 touchdown.

 

Standings After Game

The Redskins stay in 3rd place in the NFC East after the loss and the Vikings stay in last place of the NFC North with the win.

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