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Monday Morning Stats Pack: Panthers


A list of notes and statistics from Sunday's Redskins-Panthers game, as compiled by Redskins Public Relations.

  • The Washington Redskins fell to the Carolina Panthers, 21-13, in front of an announced crowd of 79,767 at FedExField on Sunday.
  • The Redskins extended their consecutive home sellout streak to an NFL-high 372, including postseason games. The team has sold out all 154 preseason, regular season and postseason games at FedExField.

Quarterback Robert Griffin III completed 23-of-39 passes for 215 yards. With 23 completions, he tied Norm Snead's team record for completions in a rookie season (172, set in 1961). Snead was selected with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1961 NFL Draft, 51 years before the Redskins selected Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. * Griffin III's 39 pass attempts were a career high. * Griffin III also rushed 13 times for 76 yards, giving him 529 rushing yards for the season. Griffin III and rookie running back Alfred Morris became the first rookie quarterback-running back tandem in NFL history to each amass 500 rushing yards in a season. * Morris rushed for 76 yards on 13 carries. It was his seventh 75-yard rushing game of the season, which was tied with Minnesota's Adrian Peterson and Seattle's Marshawn Lynch for the most in the NFL as of the conclusion of Sunday's 1 p.m. games. * Morris now has 793 rushing yards, the most by an NFL rookie running back through nine games since Peterson rushed for 1,081 yards through nine games as a rookie with Minnesota in 2007. * The Redskins rushed for 151 yards, marking the eighth game this season in which the team has rushed for 100 or more yards, the most in the league. It also marked the eighth time this season the Redskins have rushed for 125 yards or more, also a league high. * The Redskins scored three points on their first offensive possession on a 47-yard field goal by kicker Kai Forbath. It marked the third time this season the Redskins have scored on their first possession, with all three resulting in field goals. * Forbath has converted a kick from 45 yards or longer in each of his first four NFL games. * Forbath finished 2-of-2 on field goal attempts, making him 8-for-8 for his career. * Morris had three runs of 10 yards or more. Entering Week 9, his 23 rushes of 10 yards were second-most in the NFL. He had already surpassed Roy Helu Jr.'s team-high 20 from a season ago. * In the second quarter, Griffin III found wide receiver Joshua Morgan for six yards on fourth-and-three. Later in the drive, the Redskins converted fourth-and-one with a three-yard run by fullback Darrel Young. The Redskins were 3-of-5 on fourth down for the game and are now 11-of-14 on fourth downs this season. The 11 fourth down conversions are the team's most since 2002, when they had 13 fourth down conversions. * Morgan finished the game with a team-high six receptions for 46 yards. His six receptions set a season-high. * Running back Evan Royster caught a career-long 18-yard reception in the fourth quarter. Later in the quarter, he scored the first touchdown of his career on a two-yard touchdown run. * Royster set a season high for receiving yards (30) and tied his season high in receptions (three). * Tight end Logan Paulsen registered a team-high 59 receiving yards on a career-high five receptions. * Wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe registered his first career rushing attempt, gaining one yard. * Linebacker London Fletcher appeared in his 233rd consecutive game, the longest active streak in the NFL. * Long snapper Justin Snow appeared in his 200th career regular season game. * The game was the first in NFL history contested between a Heisman-winning rookie quarterback (Griffin III) and a Heisman-winning quarterback in his second NFL season (Carolina quarterback Cam Newton). * The game was the Redskins' annual Homecoming Game. The more than 150 former players, coaches and staff in attendance represented a combined 1,024 seasons with the team, 80 Super Bowls, 43 members of the 80 Greatest Redskins, 21 members of the Redskins Ring of Fame and nine Pro Football Hall of Famers.




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