The Washington Redskins played a meaningful game in December on a big Monday night stage and were up to the moment, tightening the NFC East race and improving their playoff chances by beating the New York Giants 17-16 at FedEx Field.
Redskins needed to win this to even have a chance of making it to the playoffs and tighten the NFC east race they did just that.Redskins on a three game winning streak, They hope to continue this streak so they can close the gap and squeak into the playoffs. Super Bowl champion Giants, famous for their pass rush, did not sack Griffin once Monday night. They hit him a few times, but he bounced back up.Alfred never got the big huge run be kept hammering down on this giants defense and kept wearing them out. Alfred Morris had 124 yards he now has over 1,000 yards rushing on the season 2nd among all rookies in the NFL.
After the game When asked about Alfred Morris Rober Griffin says this
““I’m not going to take any credit for Alfred’s success,” Griffin said. “Except maybe for lifting with him in the offseason, helping him get stronger, maybe. I look forward to playing with him for many years. And I’ve told people, if I had a vote for rookie of the year, I’d vote for him.”"