If nothing went well for the Redskins in the last two months, Sunday's season finale was a fitting end. The game was ugly, and the crowd was even worse.
The Redskins lost 24-0 to the Eagles, and the scene at FedEx Field was obviously green. Philadelphia fans invaded their southern neighbor, and by and large, were met with little opposition.
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1. Sea of Green:
The amount of Eagles fans in the crowd was undeniable. When the Redskins ran out for pregame warmups, the home team got booed. Anywhere in the lower bowl was dominated by Philly fans. Anywhere in the club level was dominated by Philly fans. Anywhere in the upper level was dominated by Philly fans. There were lots of Philly fans, but on a day where a positive note would be nice, it was probably the most full FedEx Field has been this season.
2. One-Sided Affair:
When the Redskins were winning games earlier this year, a huge part of the formula was controlling time of possession. On Sunday, the Eagles copied that plan. At halftime, Philly dominated the time of possession nearly 3 to 1. It only got worse in the third quarter, when the Redskins only ran three offensive plays to the Eagles 19.
3. The Fun is Over:
Since Josh Johnson took over as the Redskins starting quarterback, it's been mostly fun to watch. The stats haven't been strong, but he's largely played well and kept the Redskins out of negative situations. That stopped Sunday. With 10 minutes left in the game, Johnson was 6 of 19 for 47 yards with an interception. His QB rating? 19.
4. Record Store:
Eagles QB Nick Foles tied an NFL record with 25 straight completions. That's absurd. Before leaving the game in the second half, Foles completed 28 of 33 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns and one interception. Foles was dialed in and found little resistance from the Washington defense.
5. Total Domination:
The Eagles demolished the Redskins on their home field. The final score of 24-0 only tells part of the story. With seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, Philly had more than 350 yards of total offense. Washington had 47. The Eagles had 121 rushing yards. Washington had 14. The Redskins got two yards of offense in the first quarter of the game. Two. The Redskins offense didn't convert a third down the entire game.
When Eagles backup QB Nate Sudfeld came into the game for the injured Nick Foles, he threw his first ever NFL touchdown. Don't forget the Redskins drafted Sudfeld three years ago, and he sure would have been a nice option for Washington late this season when the team was on their fourth quarterback.
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