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Drive Of The Game: Jordan Reed Caps Off Long Drive With Score


This week's Redskins Drive of the Game, presented by Ford, was a 14-play, 90-yard drive capped by Jordan Reed faking out the Cowboys at the goal line for a touchdown.*

Trailing 17-6 late in the third quarter, the Washington Redskins needed a jolt to get back into Thursday's game against the Dallas Cowboys.

After holding off the Cowboys in the middle of the third quarter, the Redskins got the ball back at their own 10-yard line.

Fourteen plays later, Jordan Reed caught a five-yard touchdown pass to complete a drive that featured six different receivers recording a reception to keep Dallas' aggressive defense at bay.

Robert Kelley started the drive with three straight carries for 11 yards before Kirk Cousins starting getting into a groove.

On 2nd-and-10 from their own 21-yard line, Cousins completed a 26-yard pass to Vernon Davis to get the Redskins near midfield.

Eventually facing a 4th-and-2 situation at the Dallas 45-yard line, Cousins connect with Pierre Garçon for a three-yard gain.

Four plays later, despite dealing with immense pain in his shoulder from a bad fall in the second quarter, Reed made the play of the day with an acrobatic one-handed catch to give the Redskins 1st-and-goal at the three-yard line.

After Kelley went down for a loss of two to end the third quarter, the Redskins struck in the fourth quarter when Cousins found Reed for a touchdown after the tight end rather easily disconnected from Cowboys safety Byron Jones.

It recapped an unlikely comeback for Reed after being removed with a shoulder injury.

"I think it has a lot to do with my maturity and things like that – how I've grown, and how my teammates look at me and the faith they have in me to come through in certain situations," Reed said after the game. "And when I'm not out there, I feel like I'm letting them down. I don't like to miss time."

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