Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins will be looking for their third straight win when they host the New York Giants in a huge divisional contest on Monday night. A Redskins victory would bring them within one game of the Giants in the NFC East.
Both Washington and New York are coming off impressive victories. The Redskins won a 38-31 shootout over the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving, with Griffin throwing for 304 yards and four touchdowns. It was the second straight four-touchdown game for the star rookie, who currently boasts a quarterback rating of 104.6.
New York dominated the Green Bay Packers 38-10 in Week 12, getting back on track after two straight losses. Eli Manning threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns in the victory.
Washington and New York played back in Week 7, with the Redskins losing 27-23. Griffin did play well, completing 20-of-28 passes for 258 yards and two touchdowns in the loss. He also ran nine times for 89 yards.
Game Date/Time: Monday, Dec. 3, 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: FedEx Field, Landover, MD
Injury Updates: Linebacker London Fletcher (ankle) is questionable to play for the Redskins. Cornerback Josh Wilson (shoulder) and offensive tackle Trent Williams (thigh) are expected to play.
Tight end Travis Beckum (knee) and safety Kenny Phillips (knee) are expected to sit out for the Giants. Wide receiver Domenik Hixon (ankle), offensive tackle David Diehl (neck) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back) are all questionable. Defensive end Justin Tuck (foot), running back Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) and safety Antrel Rolle (illness) are expected to play.