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Fletcher was the last man off the field. Playing in what is almost certainly his final home game at FedEx Field, it was a fitting exit even if the result on the field was another blow to a proud veteran.
Washington has found innovative and entertaining ways to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory all season, yet it may have outdone itself on Sunday. The loss to the Cowboys marked the fifth time this season the Redskins have squandered a lead of at least a touchdown in the second half.
All season long the Redskins' special teams have been a thorn in team's side.
The Redskins started strong against the Giants, but a special teams blunder changed the momentum of the game, and eventually Washington fell to 3-9.
On Thursday, in a 34-27 road loss to the Minnesota Vikings, the Redskins were humiliated by a botched fake punt attempt in the third quarter that was negated by a penalty, then were left with an 11-yard net gain on the ensuing try. It was the fifth time in six games the Redskins have had a miscue on special teams.
For the second time in three weeks, the Washington Redskins' offense was cruising with running back Alfred Morris doing much of the heavy lifting. Morris topped 100 rushing yards for the third time this season, but it wasn't enough in a crushing 34-27 loss at woeful Minnesota, which had won just one game entering Thursday's contest.
Darrel Young ran for three touchdowns, including one with 8:59 remaining in overtime, as Washington Redskins defeated the San Diego Chargers 30-24 on Sunday at FedEx Field.
It was the game of Darrel Young's life. The genial fullback doesn't get much attention. The Redskins have so many other options at the skill positions, after all. But on Sunday afternoon against the San Diego Chargers, Young made a difference in a 30-24 overtime victory at FedEx Field.
Five questions Redskins beat writer Brian McNally has heading into Washington’s Sunday afternoon game against the Detroit Lions: