Before the Redskins kickoff this Monday Night vs the San Francisco 49ers, here is a look at benchmarks to keep an eye on, as compiled by Washington Redskins Public Relations.
• The Redskins exceeding 400 yards of offense in four consecutive regular season games for the first time in team history.
• The Redskins rushing for 200 yards in a game for the fourth time this season, matching last year’s total. The Redskins and Eagles are tied for the NFL lead with three 200-yard games each this season.
• The Redskins rushing for 150 yards in a game for a fourth consecutive game for the first time since the first four weeks of the 2012 season.
• The Redskins rushing for 100 yards in an 10th consecutive game, which would represent the second longest streak of the Shanahan era (13).
• The Redskins forcing a turnover in a 10th game this season.
• The Redskins tying a team record by scoring their sixth defensive touchdown in a season for the first time since 1984. That season, Washington received defensive scores from Vernon Dean (two interception returns), Monte Coleman (interception return), Darrell Green (interception return), Darryl Grant (fumble return) and Curtis Jordan (fumble return). The team also had six defensive touchdowns in 1971 and 1973.
• The Redskins returning a fifth interception for touchdown this season to tie the team record (five in 1971).
• Wide receiver
• Garçon gaining 77 receiving yards to break his single-season career high (947 in 2011).
• Garçon amassing 129 receiving yards to post the 27th 1,000-yard receiving season in team history.
• Griffin III reaching 3,000 passing yards this season to become the fourth NFL player since the 1970 NFL merger to throw for 3,000 yards in each of his first two NFL seasons, joining Peyton Manning (1998-99), Cam Newton (2011-12) and Andy Dalton (2011-12).
• Griffin III throwing for 300 yards for the fourth time in a season for the first time in his career. Griffin III has had three 300-yard passing games in both 2012 and the first four games of 2013.
• Griffin III joining Sonny Jurgensen (five in 1967), Joe Theismann (four in 1983), Jay Schroeder (five in 1986), Mark Rypien (five in 1989), and Brad Johnson (four in 1999) as the only players in team history to register at least four 300-yard passing games in a season.
• Griffin III recording his seventh career 300-yard passing game to tie Sammy Baugh and Jay Schroeder for fourth-most in team history.
• Griffin III throwing a touchdown pass to become the 13th quarterback in team history with 35 career touchdowns as a Redskin.
• Griffin III completing 36 passes to match his completions total from a season ago (258).
• Running back
• Morris becoming the first Redskin since Clinton Portis (2007-08) to post consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons..
• Morris rushing for 100 yards for the 11th time in his career.
• Morris scoring three rushing touchdowns to give him 21 for his career and tie him with Andy Farkas and Gerald Riggs for 10th-most in team history.
• Wide receiver
• Fletcher starting his 210th consecutive regular season game, extending his record for most consecutive starts by a linebacker in NFL history.
• Hall returning a fumble for a touchdown to become the first player in NFL history with five fumble returns for touchdowns and five interception returns for touchdowns.
• Hall intercepting two passes to give him 24 interceptions as a member of the Redskins, which would tie him with Ken Houston for ninth-most in team history.
• Hall scoring a defensive touchdown to improve upon his team-record three defensive touchdowns this season (two via interception return, one via fumble return).
• Kerrigan returning an interception for a touchdown to become the first linebacker in team history to have an interception return for touchdown in three consecutive seasons.
A Win Would...
… snap a two-game losing streak.
… represent the Redskins’ third consecutive home win.
… be the Redskins’ first against San Francisco since registering a 52-17 home victory on Oct. 23, 2005.
… make the Redskins 8-7 in home games against the 49ers including postseason play.
… give the Redskins a win in their only regular season game against an NFC West opponent this year.
… push the Redskins to 11-18-1 against the 49ers all-time.
… give Executive Vice President/Head Coach Mike Shanahan his 179th career victory as a head coach, including postseason games.
… be Shanahan’s 171st career regular season victory as a head coach.