Redskins Vs. Saints: Washington Pulls Off Stunner, 40-32

Robert Griffin III had a debut to remember with 320 passing yards and two touchdowns, and fellow rookie Alfred Morris rushed for 96 yards and a pair of scores to lead the Washington Redskins to a 40-32 win over the New Orleans Saints Sunday at the Superdome.

Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes, but also a key interception late in the game, and the Saints' defense was exposed repeatedly by the fleet-footed, strong-armed Griffin.

Washington (1-0) racked up 464 yards of total offense, reminding fans of Griffin's high-scoring offense at Baylor as he carried it over to the pros for at least one week.

Washington lost wide receiver Pierre Garcon to a foot injury in the first quarter after he caught an 88-yard touchdown, and later special teams player Jordan Bernstine was carted off the field with a right knee sprain. Devery Henderson left the game in the third quarter after taking a hard hit following a catch.

For more coverage of the Washington Redskins, visit Hogs Haven and SB Nation DC. For more on the Saints, check out Canal Street Chronicles. And, as always, visit SB Nation's NFL hub for any and all pro football news, commentary, and analysis.

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