facebook
twitter
search
search

NFL: Washington 27, Philadelphia 20

Dec. 23, 2012 at 4:31 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Robert Griffin III hurled a pair of touchdown passes Sunday and Washington got closer to a division title with a 27-20 win over Philadelphia.

Griffin, still feeling the effects of a sprained knee ligament that forced him to miss last week's game, played with a brace on his knee but still managed to amass 198 passing yards with an interception on 16-of-24 attempts.

Washington held on for the victory when a late comeback try by the Eagles fell short as Nick Foles was penalized for intentional grounding with 1 second left at the Redskins' 5-yard line.

With its sixth straight win, Washington (9-5) now can clinch the NFC East title with a victory next week over Dallas.

Alfred Morris gained 91 yards and scored a touchdown on 22 carries for the Redskins.

Philadelphia (4-11) meanwhile, lost for the ninth time in 10 games.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback