Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes to Dez Bryant, the winner from 13 yards with 1:01 remaining, lifting the Dallas Cowboys to a comeback 31-28 victory over the New York Giants.
“Man I just witnessed the greatest catch ever possibly by Odell Beckham Jr! WOW!!!!” LeBron James tweeted.
For much of the game, the patchwork group of defensive backs held its own against Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco’s offense. Ultimately, however, the weakened secondary could only buoy the team for so long in a 17-13 loss.
Morris rattled off runs of 30, 22 and 16 yards on the afternoon, eclipsing the 100-yard mark for the first time this season and the 11th time in his career.
Though his mistakes were not as egregious as those he made the week before, the quarterback still demonstrated lapses in reading the defense, finding his receivers and making decisions. And, given two chances to lead the Redskins on a game-winning drive, Griffin failed.
Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals.
Williams, the Redskins’s starting left tackle, sprained the MCL in his right knee and also sprained his right ankle in the loss to Tampa Bay on Nov. 16. Rookie Morgan Moses will replace him and make his first start.
Amerson had started the Redskins’ first 10 games and had played roughly 90 percent of snaps this season.
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Mike Weaver kicked a 39-yard field goal in the second overtime and Wake Forest beat Virginia Tech 6-3 on Saturday.
Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker will not play Sunday against San Francisco. Left tackle Trent Williams did not practice again Friday — he has not practiced all week — and is questionable to play Sunday.
Rookie Derek Carr gave the Oakland Raiders something to celebrate for a change. Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.