2017 SeasonAll times ET

2017 Schedule
4-6, 3rd in NFC East
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13hJohn Keim

Grading the quarterback play for the Redskins

Despite the team's on-field struggles, Kirk Cousins has still produced with 17 touchdowns to five interceptions including a game-winning drive in Seattle in Week 9 and playing one of his best games against New Orleans on Sunday.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins rank 26th in the NFL when it comes to picking up a first on third-and-1 runs. They've picked up four-of-seven in that situation. They average negative .43 yards before contact in such situations, tied for 30th, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins safety Montae Nicholson is in the concussion protocol. His loss Sunday was a pivotal one. Nicholson has been a help playing deep, because of his speed and hitting ability. His problem has been staying healthy.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Gruden on the intentional grounding call: "I can handle non-calls. I can't handle calls that aren't calls." He called it a "perfectly legal" play.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins received Terrelle Pryor will be placed on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on his ankle, coach Jay Gruden said.

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18hSN staff

Vote: The best and worst of Week 11 in the NFL

There was the good, including Tom Brady, Antonio Brown and the Eagles, as well as some very poor performances with the Bills, Raiders, Cowboys and Chiefs all laying an egg before the Thanksgiving holiday,

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins allow 3.20 points per game in the final two minutes of a half or regulation. No other team allows more than 1.75 points in that situation.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

The Redskins rank 29th on third down conversions allowed in the last two minutes of a game or half (66.7 percent). They rank 26th in yards per play in those spots (6.76).

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Perine can be the workhorse for rest of season (0:42)

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger is tired of the two-minute breakdowns. "That's been killing us all year," he said. "If it ain't broke don't fix it; if it's broke, fix it. Period. Period.”

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Redskins safety D.J. Swearinger said, "Fans were leaving the game, man. Anytime fans are leaving you've got to win the game. I don't care what happened. You've got to find a way to win. Period.”

ESPN Stats & Info

Cousins thrived against the blitz

Kirk Cousins had been fine against extra rushers through nine games this season, but he absolutely torched the Saints' blitzes Sunday. That said, New Orleans' two blitzes in overtime resulted in an incompletion and a sack.

Brian Burke ESPN Analytics 

According to our win probability model, the Saints had just a 0.2% chance of winning at their lowest point. That was at 1st and 10 at their own 45 with 4:42 in the 4th quarter. The Saints' win was the biggest comeback since last season's Super Bowl.

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Cousins confused by intentional grounding call (0:48)
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Gruden feels bad for his player (0:29)
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Redskins lose dynamic running back for season (0:59)
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Saints rally in OT to win 8th straight (1:15)
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Saints extend win streak to 8, roar back, 34-31 in OT

The New Orleans Saints extended their winning streak to eight games with an unlikely comeback, erasing a 15-point deficit inside the final six minutes of regulation and kicking a short field goal in overtime to defeat the Washington Redskins 34-31.

Team Stats

Passing Yards256.87th
Rushing Yards102.618th
Points For23.812th
Points Against26.631st

2017 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1(17)Jonathan AllenDTAlabama
2(17)Ryan AndersonOLBAlabama
3(17)Fabian MoreauCBUCLA
4(7)Samaje PerineRBOklahoma
4(17)Montae NicholsonSMichigan State
5(10)Jeremy SprinkleTEArkansas
6(15)Chase RoullierCWyoming
6(25)Robert DavisWRGeorgia State
7(12)Josh Harvey-ClemonsSLouisville
7(17)Josh HolseyCBAuburn