Redskins 27, Eagles 20
How it happened
Score at halftime: Redskins 13, Eagles 10
Score after third quarter: Redskins 27, Eagles 13
Team rushing yardage: Redskins 128, Eagles 90
Team passing yardage: Redskins 185, Eagles 321
Penalties-yards: Redskins 3-24, Eagles 4-30
Time of possession: Redskins 29:23, Eagles 30:37
Eagles' best number: 116 (Jeremy Maclin's receiving yards)
Eagles' worst number: 2 (turnovers committed by rookie quarterback Nick Foles)
You had to be there
Former Eagles running back Brian Westbrook served as one of the team's co-captains and was honored at halftime.
1. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (two touchdown passes)
2. Redskins defensive end Ryan Kerrigan (two sacks, forced fumble)
3. Redskins linebacker London Fletcher (12 tackles, interception)
The game wasn't decided until the final play. Foles tried to stop the clock by throwing the ball away with 1 second left in regulation, but because his pass didn't reach the line of scrimmage, the game ended on an intentional grounding penalty with the Eagles 5 yards short of the end zone.
Eagles' best play
The Eagles scored a touchdown on their first possession for just the second time this season. Foles gave them a 7-0 lead with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Maclin.
Eagles' worst play
Foles fumbled when Kerrigan smacked the ball loose. Redskins cornerback Richard Crawford recovered it. It was one of five sacks allowed by the Eagles' offensive line.
Did you notice?
Fans had no reaction when coach Andy Reid took the field before the game. ... Westbrook received a nice ovation from the crowd during the coin toss. The Eagles won the toss. ... The Eagles converted two fourth downs on their opening drive. ... Foles' two first-half turnovers gave him eight for the season. ... Foles was under constant pressure. ... Safety Colt Anderson had the Eagles' first interception since Nnamdi Asomugha had one against Detroit on Oct. 14. ... Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox sat out the fourth quarter with a concussion. ... Tight end Evan Moore dropped a TD pass on the final drive.
McCoy: "When you think Philadelphia Eagles, you think of coach Reid."
Kerrigan: "This was our plan. We knew if we took care of our business, we would put ourselves in a good position to not only make the playoffs but also to win the (NFC) East."
David Weinberg, 609-272-7186