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Redskins-Lions Monday Stats Pack

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A list of stats and notes from the Washington Redskins’ 19-16 win over Detroit Lions, presented by BDO by the Numbers, as compiled by Redskins Public Relations.

Check out photos of the Washington Redskins during their regular season Week 12 game against the Detroit Lions.

GENERAL

  • The Washington Redskins defeated the Detroit Lions, 19-16 at FedexField this afternoon.
  • The Redskins captains were QB Case Keenum, G Brandon Scherff, DT Jonathan Allen, LB Ryan Kerrigan, S Landon Collins and S Deshazor Everett.
  • The Redskins recorded their first win since Week 6.
  • The Redskins registered their first home win since Week 7 of the 2018 season.
  • The Redskins recorded their first win over an NFC opponent this season and their first victory over an NFC opponent outright since defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 16-3 in Week 10 of the 2018 season.
  • The Redskins snapped a four game losing streak against Detroit and picked up their first win over the Lions since 2008. It was their first home win against Detroit since Week 5 of the 2007 season.
  • The Redskins improved their all-time series record against Detroit to 31-14.
  • The Redskins improved their regular season home record against Detroit to 19-3.

The Redskins are now 1-2 against the NFC North this season. They will close out their slate against the NFC North when they play at Green Bay in Week 14.

OFFENSE:

  • Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. finished with 156 passing yards on 13-for-29 passing. He also added 28 yards on the ground on his three carries.
  • Haskins Jr. had an 18-yard run in the first quarter, the longest run by a Redskins quarterback since Alex Smith's 22-yard run in Week 9 of the 2018 season against Atlanta.
  • Running Back Adrian Peterson had 27 rushing yards on 10 carries and added one reception for 22 yards.
  • Peterson [2,959] is now No. 11 in carries on the all-time rushing list, passing Franco Harris [2,949].
  • Peterson's 22-yard reception tied his season high.
  • Peterson has now amassed 1,517 career rushing yards against the Detroit Lions. He joins Walter Payton and Joe Perry as the only players in NFL history to record 1,500-plus career rushing yards against Detroit.
  • Running Back Derrius Guice ran for 32 yards on 10 carries.
  • Wide Receiver Terry McLaurin finished with 72 yards on five catches [14.4 yards per]. 
  • McLaurin currently has 639 receiving yards, seventh most in franchise history for a rookie.
  • McLaurin hauled in at least four passes for the seventh time, becoming the fifth rookie to do so in franchise history. He joins Charley Taylor [1964], Art Monk [1980], Jordan Reed [2013] and Jamison Crowder [2015] as the only Redskins rookies to accomplish that feat.
  • McLaurin posted his seventh game of 50-plus yards, joining Charley Taylor [1964], Art Monk [1980], Gary Clark [1985] and Anthony Armstrong [2010] as the only rookies to achieve that feat.
  • Wide Receiver Kelvin Harmon posted 43 receiving yards on three receptions.
  • Tackle Donald Penn started his 185th career game.

DEFENSE:

  • The Redskins forced four turnovers in the game. It was the most turnovers they caused in a single game since Week 4 against the New York Giants [two interceptions and two forced fumbles].
  • The Redskins three interceptions was the most in a single game since notching five interceptions against the Chicago Bears in Week 16 of the 2016 season.
  • The Redskins finished with 6.0 sacks, continuing their streak of games with at least two sacks [Seven games]. It is their longest streak since Week 2-Week 9 of 2017.
  • The Redskins now have 29.0 sacks on the season and 24.0 since Week 5.
  • The Redskins six sacks is a season high and their most in a single game since Week 15 of 2018.
  • The Redskins picked off the Lions twice, their third multi-interception game of the season.
  • The Redskins recorded an interception and forced a fumble in back-to-back games for the first time this season.
  • The Redskins now have 12 interceptions on the season and entered the game tied for seventh in the NFL.
  • The Redskins recorded their first non-offensive touchdown of the season on a kick return.
  • The Redskins defensed three passes in back-to-back games for the first time since Week 6-Week 7.
  • The Redskins led at the end of the first quarter for the fourth time this season [Philadelphia, New England, Miami].
  • The Redskins five passes defensed is their second-most this season [six in Week 6].
  • Defensive Tackle Jonathan Allen finished with five tackles [three solo] and 0.5 sacks. He now has 70 tackles on the season.
  • Defensive Tackle Matt Ioannidis had two tackles [one solo], one sack and one tackle for loss.
  • Ioannidis' seven tackles for loss set a new single season high for the four-year tackle out of Temple.
  • Ioannidis has 5.5 sacks on the season, the second most in his career [2017, 7.5].
  • Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan finished with four tackles [two solo], 0.5 sacks and three tackles for loss.
  • Kerrigan ups his career sack total to 89.0. He is now two sacks away from tying Dexter Manley [91.0] for the franchise record.
  • Linebacker Cole Holcomb finished with 13 tackles [seven solo], one sack and one tackle for loss. It is the first sack of his career.
  • Holcomb's 13 tackles are the third most in single game franchise history by a rookie. He is the third rookie to have 13-plus tackles [LaRon Landry, 15; DeJon Gomes, 14].
  • Holcomb is only the third rookie in franchise history to have two 10-plus tackle games [LaRon Landry, 2007; Chris Horton 2008].
  • Holcomb is the eighth rookie in Redskins history to have at least 70 tackles in their first season [Last time: Chris Horton, 2008].
  • Linebacker Montez Sweat forced the first fumble of his career.
  • Linebacker Ryan Anderson had six solo tackles and one sack, his first of the season.
  • Linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton finished the contest with six tackles [three solo] and added one sack.
  • The six total tackles are tied for the third most in a single game in Hamilton’s career.
  • The sack moves Hamilton’s career total to 2.5 and it was his first sack since Week 17 of the 2018 season against the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Cornerback Quinton Dunbar recorded four tackles [three solo] and one interception.
  • Dunbar has now nine career interceptions. His four picks this year is a single season career high. Dunbar is now tied for third in the NFL with Janoris Jenkins, Marcus Peters and Marcus Williams this season in interceptions.
  • Cornerback Fabian Moreau intercepted the second and third passes of his career, respectively.
  • It was Moreau's first multi-interception game. He is the second Redskin this year to have two interceptions in a single game. [Dunbar vs Giants in Week 4].
  • Cornerback Jimmy Moreland posted six tackles [five solo] and one pass defensed. His six tackles tie the second most that he has registered in a single game this season.
  • Safety Landon Collins had 10 tackles (eight solo) and a pair of tackles for loss.
  • Collins entered the game with five tackles for loss, tied for second most among all defensive backs.
  • Safety Montae Nicholson finished the game with four tackles (two solo) and recovered a fumble.
  • It was the second time this season that Nicholson recovered a fumble [Week 4 at NYG]. He did not have a fumble recovery in 2017 or 2018.

SPECIAL TEAMS

  • Kicker Dustin Hopkins knocked in all four attempts, including a 39-yard game winner with 32 seconds left.
  • Punter Tress Way had five punts [52.0 yards per] with one punt pinned inside the 20-yard line.
  • Wide Receiver Steven Sims Jr. had 124 kick off return yards, including a 91-yard touchdown. Sims Jr. entered the game with the third most kick return yards.
  • Sims Jr. is the first Redskin to return a kickoff return since Andre Roberts in 2015. He is the sixth rookie to return a kickoff for a touchdown [Last time: Brandon Banks, 2010].
  • Sims Jr.’s 91-yard return is the tied for the 10th longest kickoff return in franchise history and the second longest by a rookie [Brandon Banks, 96, 10/31/10].
  • Sims Jr. is the first player in franchise history to post two games with 120-plus kickoff return yards in a single season since Brandon Banks accomplished the feat in 2011.

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