Found December 19, 2011 on Redskins Insider:
The Redskins pulled off a surprise victory over the New York Giants Sunday, winning 23-10 in a game that wasn’t as close as the final score or statistics indicated. The Redskins improved to 5-9 on the year as they dropped the Giants to 7-7 and muddled New York’s playoff chances. It was one of the most convincing wins the Redskins have recorded since Mike Shanahan took over last year, and gave Washington its first sweep of the Giants since the 1999 season. Read full article >>

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