Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MIN 421
    • 361 WSH
  • Turnovers

    • MIN 3
    • 1 WSH
  • Possession

    MIN WSH
    28:28 31:32
  • 1st Downs

    • MIN 27
    • 20 WSH

Game Information

FedEx Field
Coverage: FOX
  • Landover, MD 20785
  • Line: WSH -1.0
  • Over/Under: 45
Attendance: 78,476
86%
Capacity: 91,704
Referees: Tony Corrente
10/14/2012 Associated Press

Griffin helps Redskins end 8-game skid at home

Robert Griffin III ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns, including a 76-yard scamper with 2:43 to play, and the Washington Redskins snapped an eight-game home losing streak Sunday with a 38-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Scoring Summary

FOX1234T
Vikings9031426
Redskins01771438
first QuarterMINWSH
FG
11:35
Blair Walsh 20 Yard Field Goal is Good
9 plays, 78 yards, 3:29
30
FG
6:22
Blair Walsh 27 Yard Field Goal is Good
8 plays, 44 yards, 3:16
60
FG
1:51
Blair Walsh 27 Yard Field Goal is Good
7 plays, 25 yards, 3:46
90
second QuarterMINWSH
FG
10:56
Kai Forbath 50 Yard Field Goal is Good
12 plays, 48 yards, 5:56
93
TD
2:31
Alfred Morris 1 Yard Run
11 plays, 91 yards, 6:36
99
XP
2:27
Kai Forbath Kick is Good
11 plays, 91 yards, 6:36
910
TD
2:20
Darrel Young 6 Yard Pass From Robert Griffin
1 play, 6 yards, 0:00
916
XP
2:14
Kai Forbath Kick is Good
1 play, 6 yards, 0:00
917
third QuarterMINWSH
TD
9:43
Robert Griffin 7 Yard Run
10 plays, 62 yards, 5:23
923
XP
9:37
Kai Forbath Kick is Good
10 plays, 62 yards, 5:23
924
FG
4:23
Blair Walsh 37 Yard Field Goal is Good
11 plays, 42 yards, 5:19
1224
fourth QuarterMINWSH
TD
12:56
Madieu Williams 24 Yard Interception Return
4 plays, 13 yards, 2:31
1230
XP
12:40
Kai Forbath Kick is Good
4 plays, 13 yards, 2:31
1231
TD
8:13
Michael Jenkins 9 Yard Pass From Christian Ponder
10 plays, 79 yards, 4:38
1831
2PTC
8:02
Christian Ponder Pass to Kyle Rudolph For Two-Point Conversion i
10 plays, 79 yards, 4:38
2031
TD
3:42
Kyle Rudolph 1 Yard Pass From Christian Ponder
8 plays, 67 yards, 2:42
2631
TD
3:36
Christian Ponder Pass For Two-Point Conversion is No Good
8 plays, 67 yards, 2:42
2631
TD
2:56
Robert Griffin 76 Yard Run
3 plays, 80 yards, 0:53
2637
XP
2:43
Kai Forbath Kick is Good
3 plays, 80 yards, 0:53
2638

Research Notes

  • NEXT LEVEL: Robert Griffin III posted the highest single-game Total QBR of his career on Sunday (97.6) and the 3rd-highest by any rookie quarterback over the last 5 seasons.It was the also the best by a Redskins quarterback in a single game since 2008, a few points higher than the 93.8 he posted in his debut against the Saints earlier this season.

  • Fifteen of Robert Griffin's 22 pass attempts (68.2 percent) came after play-action Sunday against the Vikings. He completed 11 of 15 (73.3 percent) passes on such plays for 160 yards. Griffin entered Sunday with the highest completion percentage (75.0) and percentage of attempts (37.4) after play-action.

  • Robert Griffin III collected 113 of his career-high 138 rushing yards on scrambles, including a 76-yard touchdown run. Griffin was contacted by the defense on each designed run, but just once on six scrambles.

  • With their rushing touchdown vs Vikings, Alfred Morris and Robert Griffin III are now both tied for 2nd-most rushing touchdowns by a rookie QB or RB in Redskins history since 1960.

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