The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
By United Press International
Redskins fire Coach Mike Shanahan

Redskins fire Coach Mike Shanahan

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Mike Shanahan was fired Monday, ending a four-season stint as head coach of the Washington Redskins.
Report: Redskins to fire Coach Mike Shanahan

Report: Redskins to fire Coach Mike Shanahan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Washington Redskins head Coach Mike Shanahan is to be fired after Sunday's season finale against the New York Giants, the Washington Post reported.

NFL: Atlanta 27, Washington 26

ATLANTA, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Desmond Trufant frustrated a potential go-ahead 2-point try in the closing seconds Sunday, preserving the Atlanta Falcons' 27-26 victory over Washington.
Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

Redskins bench Griffin; Cousins to start at quarterback

ASHBURN, Va., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Kirk Cousins will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins the rest of the season in place of Robert Griffin III, Coach Mike Shanahan said.

NFL: Kansas City 45, Washington 10

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Dexter McCluster ran through the snow 74 yards for a touchdown on a punt return Sunday, highlighting the Kansas City Chiefs' 45-10 rout of Washington.

NFL: New York Giants 24, Washington 17

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Defensive end Justin Tuck broke through for four sacks Sunday and the New York Giants scored 10 fourth-quarter points to get past Washington 24-17.

NFL: San Francisco 27, Washington 6

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Colin Kaepernick threw three touchdown passes Monday and San Francisco shook off a slow start to pull away from Washington 27-6.

NFL: Philadelphia 24, Washington 16

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Nick Foles threw for 298 yards and LeSean McCoy scored twice Sunday, helping Philadelphia hold off Washington 24-16 to snap a long home-field losing streak.

NFL: Minnesota 34, Washington 27

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson put Minnesota in front with his second score of the game Thursday and the Vikings produced the final 20 points to defeat Washington 34-27.

NFL: Washington 30, San Diego 24 (OT)

LANDOVER, Md., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Darrel Young scored three touchdowns, including a 4-yard score in overtime that boosted the Washington Redskins over San Diego 30-24 Sunday.

NFL: Denver 45, Washington 21

DENVER, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning shook off a slow start Sunday and threw four touchdown passes -- three in the fourth quarter -- in the Denver Broncos' 45-21 win over Washington.

NFL: Washington 45, Chicago 41

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Roy Helu ran for three touchdowns, including a go-ahead score with 45 seconds left, sparking the Washington Redskins to a see-saw 45-41 win over Chicago.

NFL: Dallas 31, Washington 16

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Dwayne Harris ignited Dallas with an 86-yard punt return for a touchdown Sunday and the Cowboys went on to post a 31-16 victory over Washington.

NFL: Washington 24, Oakland 14

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Robert Griffin III found Pierre Garcon for a go-ahead touchdown Sunday and Washington took advantage of two Oakland turnovers to post a 24-14 victory.
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