The Washington Redskins finally won their first game of the season.
After starting the season 0-3, the Redskins traveled to Oakland, let the Raiders get a 14-0 lead, and then decided to get over whatever jet lag they may have had and scored 24 unanswered points to beat the Raiders, 24-14 at the O.co Coliseum Sunday afternoon in Oakland.
Matt Flynn started at quarterback for a concussion-recovering Terrelle Pryor who was listed as questionable prior to the game (no pun intended).
The Raiders’ defense blocked a punt on the Redskins’ second series of downs for a touchdown and then, on their next possession, systematically marched down the field to score on a 10-play, 81-yard drive to make the score 14-0.
All’s well in Raiderland, right? Wrong.
Matt Flynn was sacked 7 times by the Redskins defense.
Redskins’ quarterback Robert Griffin III was only sacked once, deftly avoiding the Raiders’ relentless pass rush, completing 18 of 31 pass attempts for 227 yards.
Ironically, the Raiders played an error-free game until an offsides call on linebacker, Sio Moore midway through the third quarter.
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