Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/1/12

So you are a rookie quarterback down by one with less than two minutes left at an away game and your headset in your helmet goes out, what do you do?

You drive your team down the field for the game-winning field goal flawlessly like Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III did in the win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Hero of the Game: 

Hands down it would be Griffin. Griffin completed 26 of 35 passes for 323 yards while rushing for an additional 43 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions.

Even the fumble he had in the first quarter went for a touchdown as wide receiver Pierre Garcon recovered it in the end zone for the first touchdown of the game. On the Redskins' game-winning drive, Griffin was perfect, connecting on all four of his passes while running for a crucial 15 yards that set up the game-winning 41-yard field goal made by Redskins kicker Billy Cundiff.

Redskins rookie running back, Alfred Morris, had a outstanding performance as well, rushing for 113 yards with an impressive 39-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.

Zero of the Game: 

Speaking of Billy Cundiff, he receives the zero of the game award from this game. How does the guy who makes the game-winning field goal the zero of the game? Simple, Cundiff whiffed on his first three field goal attempts before making his forth one.

The 57-yard attempt at the end of the first half was difficult but he also missed attempts of 31 and 41 yards which could've prevented Griffin from even being put in the position to win the game with only 1:42 left in the fourth quarter.

Redskins wide receiver Aldrick Robinson and safety Brandon Meriweather received votes as well for zero of the game for colliding with each other in pregame warm ups which caused them to miss the game.



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