Before the Redskins kickoff tonight with Monday Night Football, here is a look at benchmarks to keep an eye on, as compiled by Washington Redskins Public Relations.
• The Redskins earning their first win of the season and evening their record at 1-1.
• The Redskins seeking their first road win in Green Bay since defeating the Packers, 20-17, on Oct. 23, 1988.
• The Redskins posting 27 points for the sixth straight regular season game, dating back to last season. The last time the Redskins scored 27 or more points in six consecutive regular season games was in Weeks 16-17 of the 1990 season through Weeks 1-4 of the 1991 season.
• Griffin III becoming the first Redskins quarterback since the 1970 merger to throw for 300 yards in each of the first two games of a season.
• Griffin III registering three passing touchdowns to become the 16th quarterback in team history to throw for 25 touchdowns.
• Tight end
• Wide receiver
• Wide receiver
• Moss registering 147 receiving yards to become the fourth player in team history to amass 7,500 receiving yards as a member of the Redskins.
• Moss catching 15 passes to become the ninth active player to reach 700 career receptions.
• Moss recording 16 receptions to pass Gary Clark (549) for third in team history for career receptions as a Redskin.
• Fletcher starting his 201st consecutive regular season game as he continues to chase Derrick Brooks for the most consecutive starts by a linebacker in NFL history (208).
• Fletcher intercepting a pass to tie Rich Milot (13) for the fourth-most interceptions by a linebacker in team history.
• Fletcher registering an interception to take sole possession of the league lead for the most interceptions by a linebacker since 2007. Fletcher and now-retired Brian Urlacher each have 12 interceptions since Fletcher joined the Redskins in 2007.
• Defensive end
• Hall registering an interception to become the fifth active player to reach 40 picks for his career (Ed Reed, Charles Woodson, Champ Bailey and Asante Samuel).
• Hall returning a fumble for a touchdown to tie Jessie Tuggle for the second-most in NFL history (five). Hall’s four career fumble return touchdowns are currently tied for third in NFL history with Bill Thompson, Derrick Thomas, Keith Bulluck and Ronde Barber.
A Win Would...
… even the Redskins’ record at 1-1.
… make the Redskins 15-18-1 against the Packers all-time, including postseason games.
… be the Redskins’ sixth win at Green Bay all-time.
… secure the Redskins’ second-straight win against the Packers, including a 16-13 overtime win in 2010. The last time the Redskins won consecutive games against the Packers was across the 1986-88 seasons.
… represent the Redskins’ second straight win against an NFC North opponent. The Redskins won their last game against an NFC North team, earning a 38-26 win vs. the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6.
… give Executive Vice President/Head Coach Mike Shanahan his 176th career victory as a head coach, including postseason games.
… be Shanahan’s 168th career regular season victory as a head coach.
… make Shanahan 4-3 all-time against the Packers, including a 31-24 victory with the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXXII.
… even Shanahan’s all-time record against the teams that comprise the NFC North at 11-11, including postseason games.