Posted September 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
A dominant defensive performance helped the Washington Redskins head into their bye finally feeling good about themselves. After three straight losses to open the season, the Redskins got a 45-yard interception return for a touchdown from David Amerson and sacked Matt Flynn seven times to beat the banged-up Oakland Raiders 24-14 Sunday. ''Guys will be able to enjoy their bye week a little bit more after this win,'' quarterback Robert Griffin III said. ''`And then we come back and we've got to get on a winning streak to get back to where we want to be.'' That's especially true for a defensive unit that allowed 1,464 yards of offense through three games - the most through a team's first three games since the 1951 New York Yanks gave up 1,494, according to STATS. The Yanks folded after that season. Taking advantage of a Raiders team that was without starting quarterback Terrelle Pryor the whole way, and running backs Darren McFadden and M...
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