Washington 20, Jacksonville 17

Sunday, December 26, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, December 26, 2010
WHERE: EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
TEMPERATURE: 38°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Jerome Boger
ATTENDANCE: 63470

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT Total
Washington 10 0 0 7 3 20
Jacksonville 0 7 3 7 0 17

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 6-9 2-5 4-4 W1
Jacksonville 8-7 5-3 3-4 L2

Recap

Graham Gano kicked a 31-yard field goal at the 12:13 mark of overtime to lift the Washington Redskins to a 20-17 victory over the host Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Rex Grossman passed for a touchdown and Ryan Torain rushed for another for the Redskins (6-9), who snapped a four-game slide.

The Redskins grabbed the early lead, getting a 48-yard field goal from Gano less than two minutes into the game and pushing it to 10-0 less than five minutes later when Grossman found tight end Fred Davis with a 1-yard touchdown pass.

Jacksonville (8-7) battled back, cutting it to 10-7 in the second quarter when David Garrard hit Mike Thomas down the middle with a 19-yard touchdown pass. Josh Scobee’s field goal in the third knotted it at 10-10 in the third.

Torain’s 1-yard burst early in the fourth put Washington on top again, but Garrard, without top running back Maurice Jones-Drew due to a knee injury, took off running himself late in the game, scampering in for a 20-yard touchdown with 2:44 left to force overtime.

The Jaguars are still in the hunt for an AFC South title but they need some help from division co-leader Indianapolis, which is at Oakland later Sunday.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Washington   Jacksonville
Ryan Torain Player David Garrard
20 Attempts 6
65 Yards 39
3.2 Avg Yards 6.5
1 Touchdowns 1
17 Long 20
Receiving
Washington   Jacksonville
Santana Moss Player Mike Thomas
5 Receptions 6
85 Yards 96
17.0 Avg Yards 16.0
0 Touchdowns 1
38 Long 26

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Washington 251 79 172 2 2 2 4.0 2
Jacksonville 336 78 258 2 1 1 1.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Jacksonville will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Jaguars have a W/L % of .533 after a win and .533 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against N.Y. Giants. The Redskins have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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