Redskins Fall 33-26 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Toby Gerhart scampered through the Washington defense for 109 yards as Minnesota handed the Redskins a 33-26 defeat on Saturday at FedExField.
Minnesota was an underdog by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
Joe Webb completed 4 of 5 pass attempts for 84 yards and 2 TDs for the Vikings in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Evan Royster rushed for 132 yards for Washington, while Ryan Torain added 8 yards. Rex Grossman threw for 284 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Jabar Gaffney and Donte' Stallworth had 77 and 59 yards respectively.
Minnesota was outgained by Washington 397-389 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-20 by the Redskins.
Washington led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:26/29:34 split in that important category.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bears. The Redskins will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.