1:00 PM ET, October 26, 2008
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
• The Redskins have won six of their last seven, improving to 6-2 on the season.
• Clinton Portis carried 24 times for 126 yards, going over 120 yards rushing for the fifth consecutive game. Portis has now rushed for 125 yards in five consecutive games twice in his career, joining O.J. Simpson as the only players in NFL history to do it on more than one occasion.
• Santana Moss had nine receptions for 140 yards and a touchdown and also had an 80-yard punt return for a score. Moss, whose scoring reception went for 50 yards, is just the fifth player since the merger to have a touchdown reception of 50 yards and a punt return score of 80 yards in the same game.
• The Lions remained winless at 0-7, but did manage to score in the first quarter for the first time this season.
-- ESPN research
Detroit's Dan Orlovsky was 21-of-35 for 223 yards and a TD pass to Calvin Johnson on a fourth down -- the second such conversion on a drive midway through the fourth quarter. ... Samuels missed the game with a knee injury. ... The game was blacked out on TV in the Detroit area because Ford Field was not sold out for the first time since opening in 2002.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.9||5.4|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|FG||08:12||Shaun Suisham 25 Yd||3||0|
|TD||00:13||Rudi Johnson 11 Yd Run (Jason Hanson Kick)||3||7|
|FG||10:28||Jason Hanson 43 Yd||3||10|
|FG||00:00||Shaun Suisham 47 Yd||6||10|
|FG||11:02||Shaun Suisham 45 Yd||9||10|
|TD||04:42||Santana Moss 50 Yd Pass From Jason Campbell (Shaun Suisham Kick)||16||10|
|TD||11:29||Santana Moss 80 Yd Punt Return (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)||22||10|
|TD||06:39||Calvin Johnson 17 Yd Pass From Dan Orlovsky (Jason Hanson Kick)||22||17|
|FG||01:56||Shaun Suisham 42 Yd||25||17|