1:00 PM ET, October 4, 2009
FedEx Field, Landover, MD
Campbell rallies after miserable 1st half as Redskins drop Bucs to 0-4
LANDOVER, Md. -- Within the first two minutes, the Washington Redskins had given up two sacks and lost a fumble.
Pasquarelli: Zorn Flips It
Washington coach Jim Zorn promised to be aggressive all week. After a ho-hum first half, Zorn and the Redskins delivered in the 3rd quarter, writes Len Pasquarelli. Story
Better Late Than Never
Redskins QB Jason Campbell had almost a perfect passer rating in the third quarter to lead three scoring drives. Washington outscored Tampa Bay 16-0 in the third quarter, but Campbell struggled the rest of the game.
|3rd Qtr||Rest of game|
-- ESPN Stats and Information
• Jason Campbell threw three interceptions and has five interceptions on the season. Campbell had only six interceptions all of last season.
• Tampa Bay is 0-4 for the first time since 2006.
• Washington scores all of their 16 points in the third quarter after trailing 10-0 at the half.
• The Bucs were held to just 85 total yards in the second half.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Redskins had to use place-kicker Shaun Suisham as their punter after Hunter Smith injured his groin on the first punt of the game. Suisham, who hadn't punted since high school, had three punts for a 26.7-yard average. Smith said he's not sure if he'll be able to play next week. ... Tampa Bay's Ronde Barber blocked an extra point. ... Bucs DE Gaines Adams had an impressive stat line: five tackles, one sack, two thrown-for-loss tackles, one quarterback hurry, one deflected pass and one fumble recovery. ... Nugent hit the right upright with his first attempt, a 49-yarder, and was also wide right from 48 yards. "I'm here to do one thing," Nugent said, "and I just clearly and obviously didn't do it today."
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.2||4.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-3||1-1|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||13:06||Antonio Bryant 8 Yard Pass From Josh Johnson (Mike Nugent Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 10 yds, 0:47
|FG||0:02||Mike Nugent 37 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 60 yds, 4:34
|FG||10:41||Shaun Suisham 42 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 18 yds, 3:12
|TD||3:38||Chris Cooley 17 Yard Pass From Jason Campbell (Shaun Suisham Kick is No Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 69 yds, 5:24
|TD||1:29||Santana Moss 59 Yard Pass From Jason Campbell (Shaun Suisham Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 59 yds, 0:00
|FG||4:30||Mike Nugent 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 48 yds, 7:49