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Redskins-Texans Post-Game Notes

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The following is a complete recap of news and notes from the Redskins' 30-27 loss to the Houston Texans, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations:

  • The Redskins opened the season with two home games for the first time since 2002.
  • The Redskins sold out a home game for the 352nd straight time, including playoff games.
  • The Redskins sold out FedExField for the 135th consecutive game, including every regular season, postseason and preseason contest.
  • After playing Dallas and Houston to open the season, the Redskins played two teams from the same state in consecutive games for the first since 2006 when they faced Dallas in Week 2 and Houston in Week 3.
  • The Redskins played two teams from the same state in the season's first two weeks since doing so against the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers in 1985.
  • The Redskins' 20 points scored in the first half were their most in any half since Dec. 23, 2007, at Minnesota when they scored 22, also in the first half.
  • The Redskins scored on their first three possessions in a game for the first time since Sept. 4, 2003, against the New York Jets. The Redskins played 112 games in between that contest and today's game.
  • The Redskins scored on their first drive in consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 12 and 13 of last year, against Philadelphia and New Orleans, respectively.
  • The Redskins scored first in consecutive games for the first time since Weeks 12 and 13 of last year, against Philadelphia and New Orleans, respectively.
  • The Redskins' five sacks were their most since Week 14 of last year at Oakland when they had eight.
  • The Redskins' 421 net yards were their most since Week 13 of last season when they had 455 against New Orleans.
  • The Redskins' 403 net passing yards are the seventh-most in team history and the most since Dec. 26, 1999, against San Francisco (454 yards).
  • The 526 yards allowed by the Redskins today were the most the team has allowed since Dec. 24, 2006, at St. Louis (579 yards), a game which they lost, 37-31, in overtime.
  • Matt Schaub's 497 passing yards were the third-most ever surrendered by the Redskins to an opposing quarterback.
  • The Redskins allowed two players to account for at least 100 receiving yards (Andre Johnson – 158, Kevin Walter – 144) for the first time since Isaac Bruce (148 yards) and Steven Jackson (102 yards) of the St. Louis Rams did it on Dec. 24, 2006.
  • The Redskins' 18 net rushing yards is the third-lowest output in club history.
  • Adam Carriker and Vonnie Holliday split a sack of Matt Schaub in the second quarter, the first half-sack for each as a Redskin.
  • With three catches, Redskins tight end Chris Cooley moved past Marcus Pollard (349), Jimmie Giles (350), and Mark Bavaro (351) for 39th in receptions among tight ends in NFL history.
  • Fred Davis' 62-yard reception from Donovan McNabb in the second quarter was the longest of his career. His previous high was 29 yards in Week 12 of 2009 at Philadelphia.
  • Redskins guard Derrick Dockery started his 111th consecutive game, which is third among NFL guards behind Arizona's Alan Faneca (130) and Minnesota's Steve Hutchinson (115).
  • Redskins linebacker London Fletcher played in his 194th consecutive game, which is tied with Indianapolis' Peyton Manning and Tampa Bay's Ronde Barber for the second-longest active streak behind Minnesota's Brett Favre (289).
  • Fletcher started his 153rd straight contest, which is the most among active NFL linebackers. Dallas' Bradie James is second with 82 consecutive starts.
  • With three receptions, Redskins wide receiver Joey Galloway now has 692 for his career and broke his tie with Terance Mathis (689) to move alone into 31st on the NFL's all-time receptions list.
  • Galloway's 62-yard reception from McNabb in the second quarter was his longest since Sept. 16, 2007 vs. New Orleans (69 yards), when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The reception was the longest for the Redskins since the 2009 season finale when Jason Campbell connected with Malcolm Kelly for 84 yards at San Diego.
  • With 88 receiving yards, Galloway now has 10,865 for his career, surpassing former Redskins great Gary Clark (10,856) for 25th in NFL history.
  • Galloway's 88 receiving yards are his most since Sept. 16, 2007, vs. New Orleans (135 yards).
  • Graham Gano tied a career high with two field goals, which he has accomplished on three other occasions, most recently last week against Dallas.
  • McNabb's 426 passing yards are the fourth-most in team history and the most since Brad Johnson threw for a club-record 471 yards on Dec. 26, 1999, against San Francisco. McNabb's 426 passing yards are the most in a losing effort in franchise history.
  • McNabb's 426 passing yards accounted for the third-highest single-game total in his career.
  • McNabb passed Hall of Famer Steve Young (33,124) and Phil Simms (33,462) for 20th place on the NFL's all-time passing list.
  • McNabb passed Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas (2,830) and Jim Everett (2,841) to move into 17th place on the NFL's all-time completions list. McNabb is now 30 shy of tying Steve DeBerg and Jim Kelly for 15th place.
  • McNabb's 62-yard completions to Davis and Galloway tied for the 13th-longest completions of his career. It is the first time McNabb has ever completed two passes of at least 62 yards in the same game.
  • McNabb's 239 passing yards in the first half were the second-most in Redskins history behind Mark Rypien's 259 vs. Atlanta on Nov. 10, 1991.
  • McNabb registered his 26th career 300-yard passing game and his third career 400-yard passing effort.
  • Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss passed Gary Garrison (7,538), Roy Jefferson (7,539) and Nat Moore (7,546) for 89th place on the NFL's all-time receiving yards list.
  • Moss' 10 catches on Sunday tied a career high, which he has accomplished on three other occasions, most recently on Sept. 27, 2009, at Detroit.
  • Clinton Portis' two touchdowns on Sunday gave him 46 as a Redskin, which moves him past Stephen Davis for second in franchise history.
  • Portis had two touchdowns in the same game for the first time since Week 4 of 2009, when he had one rushing and one receiving at Carolina.
  • Portis had two rushing touchdowns in the same game for the first time since Oct. 12, 2008 vs. St. Louis.
  • Portis' touchdown runs gave him 75 for his career, breaking a tie with Terry Allen (73), and moving him past Hall of Famers Earl Campbell and Leroy Kelly (74) for 22nd all-time in NFL history.
  • Carlos Rogers' first-quarter interception was his first of the season and seventh of his career. It was Rogers' first interception since Dec. 28, 2008 at San Francisco.
  • Mike Sellers' four receptions matched his career high, which he first achieved on Nov. 23, 2008 at Seattle.
  • Rookie Keiland Williams made his first career reception. (He finished with four for 15 yards.)
  • Roydell Williams made his first reception as a member of the Redskins.
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