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NFL: Washington 24, Tampa Bay 22

Sept. 30, 2012 at 8:55 PM   |   Comments

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Billy Cundiff overcame three missed field goals Sunday, connecting on a game-winning, 41-yard boot that carried Washington to a 24-22 decision over Tampa Bay.

Cundiff's clutch field goal came with 3 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and made up for earlier missed tries of 41, 57 and 31 yards.

Robert Griffin III connected on 26-of-35 passes for 323 yards and also scored a rushing TD for the Redskins (2-2), who broke a two-game losing skid.

Alfred Morris led the Washington ground game with 113 yards and a score on 21 carries.

The Buccaneers (1-3), meanwhile, dropped their third straight despite a good game from Josh Freeman (24-of-39 passing, 299 yards, touchdown, interception).

Mike Williams and Vincent Jackson combined for 215 yards and a touchdown on 10 receptions for Tampa Bay.

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