Here is what you need to know on this Monday, November 14, six days before the Washington Redskins play the Green Bay Packers at FedEx Field.
—Today's schedule: Jay Gruden news conference
—Days until: Redskins @ Cowboys on Thanksgiving 10; Redskins @ Cardinals 20; Redskins @ Eagles 27
Injuries of note: Moses (ankle), returned to game Davis (abdomen), returned to game
Redskins vs Vikings by the numbers Stat comparison Total yards: WAS 388, MIN 331
Rushing yards: WAS 128, MIN 47
Passing yards: WAS 260, MIN 284
Takeaways: WAS 1, MIN 1
Stats of note —The Vikings came into the game giving up an average of 15.8 points per game, the lowest average in the NFL. The Redskins scored a season-high 26 points against them. —Linebacker Preston Smith had two sacks and an interception. Since sacks became an official statistic in 1982 only three Redskins—Marcus Washington (2005), Shawn Springs (2004), and Monte Coleman (1993)—have had multiple sacks and at least one interception in a game. —Smith becomes the third player with multiple sacks and an interception in a game since he entered the league in 2015, joining Calais Campbell of the Cardinals and Jerrell Freeman of the Colts. —Smith now has six career sacks of Sam Bradford. Before the two on Sunday he recorded four against him last year. —Trent Murphy got his seventh sack of the season in the fourth quarter. He had six career sacks coming into the season. He has at least a half sack in seven of the team’s nine games. —RB Rob Kelley set career highs in both rushing attempts with 22 and rushing yards with 97. —With Jamison Crowder’s first reception today went for a four-yard touchdown. It was his 100th career reception in his 25th game. He got to 100 catches in fewer games than anyone but Gary Clark (22 games) and Charlie Brown (23).
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