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A list of stats and notes from the Washington Redskins' 24-13 loss to the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, presented by BDO by the Numbers, as compiled by Redskins Public Relations.*
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- The Washington Redskins fell to the New York Giants, 24-13, in front of an announced crowd of 77,628 people at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
- The Redskins scored a field goal on the team's first possession of the game, marking the sixth time this season the team has scored on its opening possession.
- The drive lasted 13 plays, the team's longest scoring drive by number of plays since a 13-play scoring drive to open the team's Week 9 game at Minnesota.
- Quarterback Colt McCoy started for Washington and completed 4-of-7 passes for 39 yards and rushed twice for 24 yards before exiting the game with an injury.
- McCoy recorded a 19-yard run in the first quarter, his longest rush since posting a career-long 20-yarder as a member of the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 27, 2011.
- Quarterback Robert Griffin III played in relief and completed 18-of-27 passes for 236 yards with one touchdown. Griffin III also added 46 rushing yards on five carries.
- With 236 passing yards on the day, Griffin III (7,541) passed Jay Schroeder (7,445) for 10th-most passing yards in team history.
- The Redskins rushed for 144 yards on 27 attempts. The team's 5.33-yards-per-carry average was its highest since Week 1 at Houston (5.70).
- The Redskins had seven different players record a rushing attempt in the game (Morris, Griffin III, McCoy, Thompson, Young, Redd and DeSean Jackson). It marked the first time seven different members of the Redskins had registered a carry in a single game since Nov. 4, 2012 vs. Carolina.
- With 14 carries on the day, running back Alfred Morris (843) passed Cliff Battles (839) for the eighth-most rushing attempts in team history.
Running back Chris Thompson made his season debut, appearing in his first game action since Week 4 last season. * In the second quarter, Thompson scored a touchdown on the first reception of his career on a nine-yard pass from Griffin III. * Thompson became the first member of the Redskins to score a touchdown on his first career reception since Darrel Young vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 15, 2010. * Thompson finished the day with three rushes for 12 yards and three receptions for 22 yards. * The touchdown pass was the third of the season for Griffin III and the 39th of his career. With the touchdown, Griffin III tied Schroeder for 10th-most passing touchdowns in team history. * Griffin III gained 23 yards on a third-quarter run, his longest of the season and his longest since a 23-yard rush vs. Chicago on Oct. 20, 2013. * Wide receiver Andre Roberts gained a season-high 81 receiving yards, his most since gaining 97 yards on eight receptions as a member of the Arizona Cardinals in Week 1 last season. *
Roberts registered a season-long 61-yard reception from Griffin III in the third quarter. The reception was Roberts' longest since a 74-yard touchdown reception in Week 16 of the 2010 season as a member of the Cardinals.The pass was Griffin III's longest since a 62-yard touchdown pass to fullback Darrel Young at Philadelphia on Nov. 17, 2013. * The play was the Redskins' ninth passing play of 50 or more yards this season. The Redskins entered the game trailing only Green Bay and Philadelphia (nine each) in 50-yard pass plays this season. * Running back Silas Redd recorded a then-career-long 17-yard reception in the first quarter. He later surpassed it with a 37-yard reception in the second quarter. * Redd recorded career highs with three receptions for 62 yards. * Wide receiver DeSean Jackson appeared in his 100th career NFL regular season game.
- Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan pushed his career-high sack total this season to 12.5 with a sack of Eli Manning in the third quarter.
- Kerrigan tied Marco Coleman (12.5 in 2000) for the sixth-most sacks in a single season in team history.
- Kerrigan has recorded at least a full sack in four consecutive games for the first time in his career. He is the first member of the Redskins with at least 1.0 sack in four straight games since Brian Orakpo in Weeks 10-13 last season.
- Linebacker Trevardo Williams made his NFL debut.
- Linebacker Ja'Gared Davis and cornerback Justin Rogers made their Redskins debuts.
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