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Rewarding Moments In Redskins History: Redskins Come From Behind to Beat Giants


Maryland Lottery My Lottery Rewards, we continue to celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the 1991 championship season by looking back at Week 9 against the Giants.

Coming off their bye, the undefeated Redskins were primed to face the 4-3 Giants in a divisional battle on the road. But New York put up quite a fight at home.



]( Giants came out and got an early lead, while also holding the Redskins off from scoring. In addition to two field goals, New York running back Rodney Hampton scored a one-yard touchdown to take an early 13-0 lead into the half.

But the Redskins weren't ready to just accept a loss. Instead, they came back in the second half fighting.

Two touchdowns from quarterback Mark Rypien to wide receiver Gary Clark gave the Redskins a slight lead, 14-13. The offense was assisted by winning on third downs, going 10-of-15 in the game to keep New York's tired defense on the field.

Eventually, it was too much to take for the Giants.

The comeback was clinched with a field goal in the fourth quarter to secure the comeback and remain undefeated with a 17-13 victory.

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