Redskins fall to Falcons as two-point gamble fails

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The teams combined for six turnovers in the first half, including four turnovers by the Redskins.

The teams combined for lost fumbles on three straight plays in the second quarter.

The Redskins had an excellent scoring opportunity at the Atlanta 18 following a 62-yard pass from Cousins to Aldrick Robinson.

On first down from the 18, Morris lost the ball without being hit, and Malliciah Goodman recovered for Atlanta.

The Falcons gave the ball back when Matt Ryan fumbled when hit by Ryan Kerrigan. On the next play, Cousins passed to Moss, who lost the ball when stripped by Robert McClain. William Moore recovered for Atlanta.

Tony Gonzalez had six catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. He became the fifth player in NFL history with 15,000 yards receiving.

Ryan completed 29 of 38 passes for 210 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

Garcon had seven catches for 129 yards, including a 53-yard touchdown.

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