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Redskins Vs. Rams: Josh Morgan Penalty Costs Redskins Late In 4th

The most significant play of the fourth quarter occurred with 1:18 left to play after Josh Morgan caught a pass from Robert Griffin III and advanced to the 29-yard line, picking up 7 yards and leaving the Redskins with a 4th-and-1 situation.

If the Redskins had been able to try a potential game-tying field goal attempt, Billy Cundiff would have had a 46-yard try facing him. But he never got the chance.

That's because after Cortland Finnegan shoved Morgan following the whistle, Morgan fired the ball straight into Finnegan's torso.

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The officials called unsportsmanlike conduct on the Redskins receiver, a penalty which pushed the Redskins back to the St. Louis 44. Cundiff's resulting 62-yard try was short, and well to the right.

Two kneel-downs later, the Redskins had suffered their first loss of the season.

Gif via @BuzzFeedSports. Thanks to @dmbmeg for the tip.

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