Redskins Vs. Lions: Detroit Gets A Field Goal After Washington Turns It Over On Downs

Given the way this game has gone, it shouldn't be surprising that Donovan McNabb wasn't able to put a game-winning drive together. Given the ball with a 28-25 deficit, McNabb and the Redskins couldn't even get a first down, as McNabb was sacked on fourth and 10. 

Luckily for the Redskins, the defense held the Lions on three plays, forcing a 32-yard field goal from Jason Hanson. The Redskins will get the ball back with 1:50 left trailing 31-25. They have no timeouts left.

The Redskins' drive did have a couple surprises, though. On first down, Trent Williams was called for holding on a questionable call, since it looked like he just fell down. Then, on second down, it looked like Anthony Armstrong was bumped off his route by a Lions defensive back on a deep pass attempt. Finally, the Redskins elected to go for it on fourth and 10, despite having two timeouts and 2:15 left. McNabb ended up getting sacked.

The Lions can now close this game out with a touchdown, or even a first down. It's kind of surprising, given those circumstances, that Mike Shanahan elected to go for it instead of punting the ball away.

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