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Pierre Garcon — B
As the lead receiver, Pierre Garcon presented the threat today that keeps defenses off balance. Since the bye week, Redskins fans are used to Garcon getting touchdowns, but not today. He finished with seven catches on nine targets for 89 yards.
Garcon looked especially good on his route-running today and he was close to breaking one in the first quarter. He really adds a wrinkle of his own to this Redskins offense.
Joshua Morgan — A
Demonstrating his tough running and effort after the catch, Joshua Morgan hauled in two catches on five targets for 21 yards and a touchdown.
Santana Moss — B
Despite just two catches on three targets for 26 yards, Santana Moss will be easily remembered in this game, as his 22-yard touchdown grab was a thing of beauty. Perhaps more of a pretty pass than catch, it was Moss’ footwork in tight space in the end zone that is so impressive.
It just doesn’t get much better than a toe-drag for a touchdown.
Leonard Hankerson — B
Not much action for Leonard Hankerson today with just one catch on two targets for 10 yards, but Hank continues to be a reliable blocker along the edge. He helped spring Santana Moss for 12 yards on a reverse to the right today.
Any time your team can hang 38 points on the road behind a rookie backup quarterback, it's hard to knock the offense. But I expect it to get going earlier than we saw last week in Cleveland.
Because of RG3's absence last week, the offense struggled to establish a run game early on. The offensive line wasn't in the best situation without the zone-read in the scheme, Kirk Cousins was unsettled to start and there were no lanes for Alfred Morris.
Luckily for Redskins fans, offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan adjusted and out-coached his opposition.
This week, while still implementing a strategic game plan from Kyle, the Redskins should get their offense going a lot quicker against a defense that they're familiar with. Despite some bumps and bruises along the offensive line to Trent Williams, Will Montgomery and Tyler Polumbus, one can expect the Redskins line to play better against a seemingly weaker front seven.
Also in this game, look for the Redskins to take shots downfield. The last game between these two resulted in four passing scores for Griffin. Aldrick Robinson and Pierre Garcon are going to get behind the defense at least a couple times today.