1:00 PM ET, October 2, 2011
Edward Jones Dome, Saint Louis, MO
ST. LOUIS -- With a late lead to protect, the Redskins' defenders were grinning.They knew they could step up when the punchless Rams suddenly made it a game.Ryan Torain ran for 135 yards and a 20-yard score, and Washington overcame a potentially devastating late turnover with two of its seven sacks, as Stephen Bowen and Brian Orakpo made plays that backed St. Louis out of scoring position in a 17-10 victory Sunday.
Chris Cooley's 427th reception, a 4-yarder in the first half, tied Mike Ditka for 18th on the tight end career list. ... Rams OG Jacob Bell (hamstring) was sidelined in the first half. DT Gary Gibson injured his right hip in the first half, but returned. TE Michael Hoomanawanui took a blow to the head, but the Rams did not have a diagnosis. ... Shanahan is 3-4 against the Rams and beat them on the road for the first time. ... Jackson has scored 56 touchdowns, breaking a tie with Elroy Hirsch for fifth on the franchise list.
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Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.9||2.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-1||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||3:11||Santana Moss 6 Yard Pass From Rex Grossman (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 69 yds, 5:34
|TD||5:54||Ryan Torain 20 Yard Run (Graham Gano Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 44 yds, 1:25
|FG||11:12||Graham Gano 38 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 62 yds, 3:52
|FG||10:13||Josh Brown 32 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 17 yds, 2:25
|TD||5:50||Steven Jackson 15 Yard Pass From Sam Bradford (Josh Brown Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 60 yds, 2:47
NEXT LEVEL: Sam Bradford failed to complete a pass on ten throws made under duress, giving him an 11 percent completion percentage on 37 pass attempts under duress this season. Bradford was under duress, or sacked on 32 percent of his dropbacks Sunday.
NEXT LEVEL: The Redskins' pass rush was relentless against Sam Bradford, sacking him seven times, including five times when sending four or fewer rushers. Overall, Bradford averaged 2.4 yards per attempt and completed only one-third of his 27 pass attempts facing less than five pass rushers.
Ryan Torain's 20-yard Rush TD for the Redskins was his longest TD of his career. His previous long was 19 yards set on December 19, 2010 at Dallas.
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