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Redskins Fall Late To The Titans In Week 16 Matchup


The Washington Redskins are taking on the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium to close out the season series with the AFC South. Check out a running list of the highlights from the game.

Redskins quarterback Josh Johnson opened up the game in a big way, connecting with wide receiver Jamison Crowder for a gain of 30 yards on Washington's first drive of the afternoon.

The big gain through the air helped the Washington offense drive into field goal range. After being stopped on third down, kicker Dustin Hopkins converted from 50 yards to give the Redskins an early 3-0 lead.

Trailing 6-3 and backed up near the goal line during a second-and-27, the Redskins needed some offense. A run by Adrian Peterson followed by this connection between Johnson and wide receiver Josh Doctson helped Washington earn a new set of downs and extend the drive.

Now with some breathing room, the Redskins offense set out on a methodical drive down the field. Going 93 yards on 17 plays and elapsing 10:58 of game clock, Washington ended the drive with a seven-yard receiving touchdown for wide receiver Michael Floyd to put the team up 10-6. The drive was the longest of the season yards wise, and the touchdown was Floyd's first as a Redskin.

Though the Titans began moving down the field with a drive of their own, two big sacks from Jonathan Allen and Ryan Kerrigan helped slow the offense down. Tennessee was able to add a field goal, but Washington still entered halftime with a 10-9 lead.

After both teams exchanged punts to begin the third quarter of action, Washington got back to sustaining drives on the offensive side of the ball. Here, Johnson once again connects with Crowder for 19 yards and a new set of downs. The drive would end with a 40-yard field goal from Hopkins to extend the lead to 13-9.

A personal milestone: Adrian Peterson's run here to begin the fourth quarter pushed him over 1,000 rushing yards on the season. It is the eighth time in his career that AD has ran for more than 1,000 yards in a single season.

In the fourth, the Redskins put together yet another long drive. This one lasting just under seven minutes ended with another Hopkins field goal to make it 16-12.

After a touchdown by Tennessee to make it 19-16 in favor of the home team, Washington still had time to put together a game-altering driver. However, an interception with over a minute remaining sealed a Redskins loss. A last-second pick-6 made the final score 25-16.

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