All game long, the Redskins somehow stayed in the game as the Green Bay Packers seemingly dominated. It seems improbable. But somehow, they did it, and now, thanks to a Graham Gano game-winning field goal, they have knocked off one of the best teams in the NFC.
Gano nailed a 33-yard field goal on the fourth possession in overtime, giving the Redskins a 16-13 victory. The play was set up by an interception by LaRon Landry, and the drive was prolonged by two pass interference penalties - one on a 3rd and 1, and one on Charles Woodson on a 2nd and 15 - both from the 30-yard line.
The Redskins were undoubtedly helped by the absence of Packers pass rushing demon Clay Matthews, but they also had injuries of their own. Offensive tackle Jammal Brown left the game in the fourth quarter, and Trent Williams, the other tackle, was limited after hurting his knee on the final play of regulation.
It still makes no sense that the Redskins won, but they did, and they now sit in first place in the NFC East.