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           === Griffin dazzles as Redskins rout spiraling Eagles ===
 
 Landover,  MD (Sports Network)  - Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards and a
 career-high  four touchdowns on 14-of-15 efficiency while rushing for 84 more,
 as  the  Washington Redskins  dispatched the reeling  Philadelphia Eagles by a
 31-6 count in an NFC East clash.
 
 Santana  Moss, Aldrick  Robinson, Logan Paulsen and Darrel Young each had a TD
 reception  for the Redskins (4-6), who snapped a three-game slide heading into
 a traditional matchup in Dallas on Thanksgiving and also picked up their first
 home win over Philadelphia since 2008.
 
 "Nothing's  going to change. Robert's going to go out there and make plays and
 continue to be special," Moss said of his rookie quarterback. "That's the gift
 that he has, he's a special guy. He brings that kind of 'specialness.' I don't
 know if that's a word, but he brings it to our offense."
 
 Starting  in place of the concussed Michael Vick, Nick Foles finished 21-of-46
 for  204 yards  and two interceptions for  the Eagles (3-7), who have lost six
 in  a row  for  the  first time  under  Andy Reid  and  the  first time  since
 dropping seven straight to end the 1994 campaign.
 
 Rich  Kotite presided  over that luckless streak, which dropped the Birds from
 the   lead  in  the   NFC  Wild  Card  race  to  7-9  and  out  of  postseason
 consideration.
 
 "Early  turnovers,  penalties, drops, giving  up the  big plays, those are all
 problems with this game," Eagles head coach Andy Reid said.
 
 Alex Henery's pair of field goals accounted for all of Philadelphia's offense.
 LeSean  McCoy registered 67 yards on six receptions and 45 rushing yards on 15
 carries before leaving late after absorbing a hit to the helmet.
 
 Reid  confirmed a  diagnosis of a concussion for his star running back, adding
 "we  were trying to  catch up and win the game," when asked why McCoy was kept
 in so late in a blowout loss.
 
 Misfortune  for the  rookie signal  caller out  of Arizona  came on  the first
 Eagles  series.  Three plays  in, Foles  was picked off  by DeAngelo Hall, who
 returned  a tipped ball which fell from tight end Brent Celek's hands 22 yards
 to  the  Philadelphia 9-yard line. Two  plays later, Griffin lofted a ball for
 Young  on the  right side  and he  strolled  into the  end zone  for a  6-yard
 touchdown.
 
 The  Birds reached the  Redskins' 42 on their next series but Foles was picked
 by  Brandon Meriweather, but the hosts failed to sustain a drive, going three-
 and-out. The Redskins punted, leaving the visitors on their own 16.
 
 Henery eventually put Philly on the board when he connected from 41 yards away
 early in the second to cap the ensuing 61-yard, 11-play series.
 
 Washington, however, struck seven plays later when Griffin found Robinson wide
 open on the right side for a 49-yard touchdown and 14-3 game.
 
 Another  miscue by  the Birds  cost  them three  more points.  McCoy lost  the
 football  on the  first play of the  Birds' final touch of the first half, and
 the  hosts took over on the 14. Kai Forbath ended the half with a 25-yard make
 and it was a 14-point spread for Washington.
 
 Henery  was true from  42 yards away to cap Philly's first series of the third
 quarter,  but on  the following possession, Moss came down with a Griffin pass
 in  double coverage and  broke a tackle en route to a 61-yard score and a 24-6
 game with 4:50 left in the quarter.
 
 The  rout was on  early in the fourth when Griffin and Paulsen hooked up for a
 17-yard score that finished off a 55-yard march.
 
 Philadelphia's penultimate possession resulted in a punt and its final one was
 a  turnover on  downs when Foles' pass  to Clay Harbor fell incomplete on 4th-
 and-3 from the Redskins' 34-yard line inside the last minute of play.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The Redskins outgained the Eagles by a 361-257 margin, including a 169-80 edge
 on  the  ground ...  The 25-point  margin of victory  most for Washington over
 Philadelphia  since  a 28-3 decision on  Nov. 15, 1998 ... Redskins linebacker
 London  Fletcher played in his 234th consecutive game ... Despite the setback,
 the Eagles are 16-9 vs. the Redskins since 2000, which includes a 10-3 mark in
 DC ... Alfred Morris picked up 76 yards on 20 carries for Washington ... Riley
 Cooper ended up with 61 yards on five receptions for Philadelphia.
 
 
 11/18 18:54:31 ET

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