Sep 29, 2013 at 9.25pm UK at ​ Coliseum
Washington Redskins
Oakland Raiders
Stewart (10:42), Rivera (5:21)
Amerson (11:09)
Garcon (12:57)
Helu (7:55)

Result: Washington Redskins earn first win over Oakland Raiders

The Washington Redskins score 14 unanswered points to earn a comeback victory over the Oakland Raiders for their first win in the NFL this season.

Robert Griffin III has guided the Washington Redskins to their first win in the NFL this season, with a late comeback enough to grind out a 24-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders.

Washington went into the match on a run of three successive defeats and made a horrible start when Sav Rocca's punt was blocked by Rashad Jennings early on, allowing Jeremy Stevens to scoop up for a touchdown.

Soon after Oakland quarterback Matt Flynn found Mychal Rivera for an 18-yard touchdown pass, putting the Raiders 14-0 up in the first quarter.

The Redskins responded early in the second quarter thanks to David Amerson, who intercepted Ryvera's stray pass before running 45 yards into the end zone.

Griffin then found his range to nudge Washington ahead early in the third quarter, picking out Pierre Garcon for a vital touchdown pass under pressure.

Washington's defense then stepped up to keep Oakland quiet on offense, with Flynn sacked seven times in total.

Flynn's final sack led to the score that ultimately proved decisive, as Roy Helu's 14-yard dart made sure of a win on the road for the Redskins.

Oakland Raiders' Marcel Reece before the start of the game against Dallas Cowboys on August 9, 2013
Read Next:
Half-Time Report: Oakland lead Washington at the break
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account