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Tampa Bay Defeats Washington 17-16 - Recap

Washington was unable to slow down Arrelious Benn, who produced 122 receiving yards as the Buccaneers defeated the Redskins 17-16 on Sunday.

The match was decisive in favor of Tampa Bay, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.

Josh Freeman completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 266 yards and 1 TD for the Buccaneers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Ryan Torain rushed for 172 yards for Washington, while Keiland Williams added 16 yards. Donovan McNabb threw for 228 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Santana Moss and Keiland Williams had 82 and 60 yards respectively.

Washington outgained Tampa Bay 399-365 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-15 by the Redskins.

Washington led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:08/28:52 split in that important category.

Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lions. The Redskins will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.