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• Two weeks after linebacker Brian Orakpo called the FedEx Field conditions the worst he’s ever played on, the turf still appeared in less-than-ideal shape. “No excuses,” Orakpo said. “It was beat up, but they had to play on it, too.”

Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell had a forgettable afternoon, including delivering a kickoff out of bounds, sending an extra point wide right and missing a 48-yard field goal. Longwell did hit two field goals.

• Evan Royster’s 132 yards on the ground were the most by a Redskins rookie since Reggie Brooks delivered 154 yards on Sept. 19, 1993.