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Redskins Beat The Jaguars With Game-Winning Field Goal 


The Washington Redskins are taking on the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank FIeld to continue the season series with the AFC South. Check out a running list of the highlights from the game.

The Redskins defense opened up Sunday's contest with a bang. On the Jaguars' first offensive drive, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan sacked quarterback Cody Kessler and knocked the ball loose. Defensive lineman Daron Payne was there to pick up the fumble, and give Washington its first turnover of the game.

The sack also allowed Kerrigan to join former Redskins Charles Mann in having four seasons with at least 10 sacks.

The Washington defensive front continued to wreck havoc later in the first quarter. This time, Johnathan Allen burst through the line to record his first sack of the contest and force Jacksonville to punt.

Following a solid offensive drive, the Redskins were able to move into Jaguars' territory, ultimately ending the possession with a 46-yard field from Dustin Hopkins.

A star for the Redskins all season, punter Tress Way continued his excellence on Sunday. Here, Way has yet another punt land within the five. He still has no touchbacks on the season.

With both defenses playing well, and both offenses struggling, it seemed as if the Redskins and Jaguars were destined to head into halftime tied at 3-3. However, Jacksonville had different ideas, as Dede Westbrook returned a punt 74 yards to the house to make it 10-3 after two quarters.

After a promising drive to start the second half, the Redskins offense stalled out in the red zone and settled for a 33-yard field goal to make it 10-6 Jaguars.

Kerrigan got his second sack of the day on a Jacksonville third-and-10, moving him into second place on the Redskins' career sack list with 82.5, passing Charles Mann.

The Redskins got their sixth sack of the day on a Shaun Dion Hamilton blitz. The sack was the first of Dion Hamilton's career.

After Jamison Crowder came down with a big miracle reception downfield, Josh Johnson finished the drive off with a touchdown pass to tight end Jeremy Sprinkle.

Fabian Moreau came up with a huge interception, and the first of his career, giving the offense the ball back at midfield.

As time expired Dustin Hopkins hit the game-winning field goal to make it 16-13 Redskins. Josh Johnson picked up his first career win, getting the Redskins to .500 and keeping their playoff hopes alive.

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