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A list of stats and notes from the Washington Commanders' 20-16 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, presented by BDO by the Numbers, as compiled by Washington Commanders Public Relations.
- Washington has won consecutive Week 1 games for the first time since 2011-12.
- Washington did not allow an offensive touchdown in a Week 1 contest for the seventh time in franchise history and the first time since Week 1 of the 2004 season.
- Washington held Arizona 4-of-14 on third down, the 10th lowest opening week percentage in franchise history
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- Quarterback Sam Howell completed 19-of-31 passes for 202 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He added two rushes for 11 yards and a rushing touchdown.
- Howell became the first Washington quarterback since Jay Schroeder in 1986 to have at least one rushing and one passing touchdown in a Week 1 contest.
- Running Back Brian Robinson Jr. rushed 19 times for 59 yards. He added a seven-yard touchdown reception, the second of his career.
- Robinson Jr. eclipsed 800 rushing yards in his career.
- Wide Receiver Terry McLaurin finished the game with two receptions for 31 yards, including his 300th career reception.
- McLaurin became the 11th player in franchise history to record 300 career receptions.
- Defensive End Montez Sweat had 2.0 sacks, two forced fumbles, two tackles for loss and a quarterback hit.
- Sweat becomes the first Washington player to record 1.5 or more sacks and two or more forced fumbles in a single game since Brandon Meriweather in 2014. He is the fourth Washington player in franchise history to record that stat line, joining Meriweather, Ryan Kerrigan and Ryan Anderson.
- Sweat recorded the sixth game of his career with 1.5 or more sacks and his first since Week 11 of last season.
- Sweat (30.5) moved into sole possession of 10th all-time in official sacks (since 1982) in franchise history.
- Defensive Tackle Jonathan Allen had a sack, two tackles for loss and three quarterback hits.
- Allen has recorded multiple tackles for loss in a single game 14 times in his career, the second-most by a Washington player through 86 career games.
- Defensive Tackle Daron Payne had two tackles for loss and the fifth fumble recovery of his career.
- Kicker Joey Slye was good from 30 and 33 yards on his two field goal attempts.
- Punter Tress Way punted six times for 266 yards and pinned three punts inside the 20.
Offense (71 plays)
|Charles Leno Jr.||71||100%|
|Brian Robinson Jr.||43||61%|
|Chris Rodriguez Jr.||3||4%|
Defense (62 plays)
|Emmanuel Forbes Jr.||40||65%|
|Andre Jones Jr.||4||6%|