Redskins advance past Buccaneers
The Washington Redskins scored two touchdowns in the first quarter Saturday, then held on for a 17-10 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their Wild Card Weekend matchup.
The Redskins were 1-point road underdogs on this day, and now advance to the Divisional Playoffs. The combined score fell well UNDER the game’s posted total (37).
Redskins QB Mark Brunell went 7-of-15 for only 41 yards passing in the win, with one interception. Clinton Portis ran for a Washington score, and Sean Taylor returned a fumble for a touchdown.
For the Bucs, Chris Simms completed 25-of-38 pass attempts for 198 yards, with two interceptions. Simms rushed for Tampa Bay’s only major score.