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Here is what you need to know on this Friday, November 24, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.
Today’s schedule: Jay Gruden conference call 3 p.m.
—Redskins @ Chargers (12/10) 16
—Cardinals @ Redskins (12/17) 23
—Broncos @ Redskins Christmas Eve (12/24) 30
The five key plays from Redskins vs Giants
Giants convert a third and 14 in the second quarter—This play just shouldn’t happen. Prior to this play New York had been 0 for 22 when trying to convert third and 12 or longer. But Eli Manning found Roger Lewis on the right sideline for a gain of 19. That kept alive a drive that ended with the Giants getting on the scoreboard first with a field goal.
Josh Doctson draws a pass interference flag late in the first half—The Redskins offense could get nothing going for most of the first half. After getting the ball at the Giants 48 with 1:04, they utilized Doctson for the first time. On first down, Kirk Cousins launched a pass toward Doctson who had cornerback Ross Cockrell beaten deep down the left sideline. Cockrell decided it would be better to give up a big play than give up a touchdown so he grabbed Doctson’s right arm, drawing a pass interference flag that put the ball at the 11. The Redskins couldn’t punch it in but a Nick Rose field goal tied the game just before halftime.
Kirk Cousins TD pass to Jamison Crowder—Again the Redskins got good field position in the third quarter and this time they took maximum advantage. They drove from midfield to a third and goal at the 15. Cousins couldn’t find anyone and scrambled to his right. That gave Crowder time to find some open space in the middle of the end zone. Cousins found him and fired a strike. It was Crowder’s first touchdown of the year and the Redskins had a 10-3 lead.
Janoris Jenkins 53-yard interception return—Later in the third quarter, Cousins just was looking for a little field position before punting and his pass to new third-down back Byron Marshall near the left sideline sailed high. It bounced off of Marshall’s hands and into the arms of Jenkins. They don’t call him "Jackrabbit" for nothing and he sped into the end zone to tie the game at 10.
Cousins 14-yard touchdown pass to Josh Doctson—The Redskins were making the cardinal mistake of letting the underdog hang around. With the score still tied, the clock ticked under four minutes as Washington faced a second and eight at the 14. Cousins made a play-action fake and looked to the end zone. Doctson, who had Jenkins, the Giants best defensive back, covering him, lined up on the left and ran towards the post. Just as he got to the goal line he made a cut to the sideline. That got him a little separation from Jenkins and Cousins dropped the pass on the money for the winning touchdown.
Tandler on Twitter
Looks like someone abandoned a fairly new Weber grill in the FedEx parking lot. pic.twitter.com/xdrAwWT77x— Rich Tandler (@TandlerNBCS) November 24, 2017
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What: Washington Capitals vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
When: 5:00 p.m. ET
How to Watch: Capitals-Lightning will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder)
Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Lightning game on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page.
You can also stream the game online with no cable TV subscription on fuboTV (try for free!).
WHEN IS THE CAPITALS-LIGHTNING GAME?
The Capitals (12-10-1) take on the Lightning (16-3-2) Friday, November 24 at 5:00 p.m. ET in Washington.
WHAT CHANNEL IS THE CAPITALS-LIGHTNING GAME ON?
The Capitals-Lightning game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. Coverage kicks off with Capitals FaceOff at 4:00 p.m. followed by Capitals GameTime at 4:30 p.m. Stay with NBC Sports Washington following the game for Caps Extra, Caps Overtime at 8:00 p.m. and Caps in 30 at 9 p.m. for all your postgame coverage. (NBC Sports Washington channel Finder)
4:00 p.m. — Caps FaceOff
4:30 p.m. — Caps GameTime
5:00 p.m. — Capitals vs. Lightning
7:30 p.m. — Caps Extra
8:00 p.m. — Caps Overtime
9:00 p.m. — Caps in 30
WHERE CAN I STREAM THE CAPITALS-LIGHTNING GAME?
The Capitals-Lightning game, as well as Caps GameTime and Caps Extra, is available to stream live here through NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and is available to authenticated NBC Sports Washington subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.
The game is also available to stream, along with all the pregame and postgame shows, on fuboTV (try for free).
CAPITALS-LIGHTNING PROJECTED LINES
Here are the Caps' projected lines for the Caps-Lightning game:
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Tom Wilson
Jakub Vrana - Evgeny Kuznetsov - T.J. Oshie
Brett Connolly - Lars Eller - Devante Smith-Pelly
Chandler Stephenson - Jay Beagle - Alex Chiasson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik - John Carlson
Taylor Chorney - Madison Bowey
Braden Holtby starts with Philipp Grubauer as backup.
Nathan Walker, Aaron Ness, Christian Djoos (upper-body injury), Tyler Graovac (conditioning in Hershey), Andre Burakovsky (LTIR)
CAPITALS-LIGHTNING OPEN THREAD
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