With his sack-fumble in the first quarter, outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan added to his career-high total and also extended his streak of games with at least one sack to five games.
The Redskins did a number of good things as they got their first win since Oct. 27.
With his 21-carry, 83-yard performance in Washington's 27-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, running back Alfred Morris went over the 1,000-yard mark on the season.
Bashaud Breeland's big interception won him praise from teammates. "That dude has ice-cold veins, man. Play of the year," Stephen Bowen said.
With only one usable arm after fourth-quarter collision, Washington left tackle Trent Williams refused to remain sidelined against Philadelphia.
Rookie Trent Murphy fractured the third metacarpal in his right hand during a play late in the first quarter and did not return.
DeSean Jackson danced his way off the field and into the locker room, flapping his arms to mock the Eagles and kicking the air.
Jay Gruden was understandably upbeat and proud of Washington's effort in his postgame press conference Saturday evening.
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