Welcome back, Ryan Torain. The Redskins' running back has been out of action since Week 8 against Detroit, and clearly, he's been missed. He reminded everyone about that by ripping off a 54-yard run on his first carry, getting the Redskins into scoring position. Unfortunately for the Redskins, Graham Gano couldn't finish things off, missing a 34-yard field goal off the left upright.
The end of the drive in general was very disappointing for the Redskins. On third and six, Donovan McNabb had Chris Cooley wide open at the first down market, but severely underthrew the ball, one-hopping it to him. Then, Gano kick from the left hash never curled the right way and slammed off the left upright.
It's too bad, because the Redskins looked like they had something going. Torain's 54-yard run was the result of excellent blocking, as he had a big hole to run through. The Redskins even converted a third down when McNabb found Anthony Armstrong on a third and two earlier in the drive. But instead of coming away with a lead, the Redskins came up empty.