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The Washington Redskins 2000 Season Recap

Redskins Helmet R E G U L A R   S E A S O N
Week 1: Redskins 20, Carolina Panthers 17
The Redskins began their Super Bowl-or-bust season by escaping with a 20-17 victory over the Panthers in the season opener.

Week 2: Detroit Lions 15, Redskins 10
The Lions intercepted Brad Johnson four times and turned five field goals by Jason Hanson into a 15-10 win over the Redskins.

Week 3: Dallas Cowboys 27, Redskins 21
Brad Johnson threw an interception on the Redskins' final drive to seal Washington's second straight loss.

Week 4: Redskins 16, New York Giants 6
The Redskins snapped their two-game losing streak as Brad Johnson threw two touchdown passes to lead Washington past the Giants.

Week 5: Redskins 20, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 (OT)
Deion Sanders's 57-yard punt return in overtime led to Michael Husted's game-winning 20-yard field goal as the Redskins edged the Buccaneers.

Week 6: Redskins 17, Philadelphia Eagles 14
The Redskins turned Darrell Green's last-minute interception into a 24-yard field goal with two seconds remaining to beat the Eagles.

Week 7: Redskins 10, Baltimore Ravens 3
Buoyed by a defense that was becoming more imposing each week and the gritty running of tailback Stephen Davis, the Redskins knocked off the Ravens.

Week 8: Redskins 35, Jacksonville Jaguars 16
Albert Connell had seven catches for 211 yards and three touchdowns as the Redskins extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Jaguars.

Week 9: Tennessee Titans 27, Redskins 21
Derrick Mason's 69-yard punt return and cornerback Samari Rolle's 81-yard interception return sparked the Titans as the Redskins' five-game winning streak came to an end.

Week 10: Arizona Cardinals 16, Redskins 15
Aeneas Williams returned a first-quarter fumble 103 yards for a touchdown as the Cardinals handed the Redskins their second straight loss.

Week 11: Bye Week

Week 12: Redskins 33, St. Louis Rams 20
Lead by backup quarterback Jeff George, the Redskins stormed back from a 10-point, first-quarter deficit to beat the defending Super Bowl champion Rams.

Week 13: Philadelphia Eagles 23, Redskins 20
Place kicker Eddie Murray missed a 44-yard field goal attempt late in the fourth quater as the Redskins stumbled against the Eagles.

Week 14: New York Giants 9, Redskins 7
A late comeback bid led by backup quarterback Jeff George failed because of a controversial instant-replay reversal and a missed 49-yard field goal attempt by Eddie Murray.

Week 15: Dallas Cowboys 32, Redskins 13
Terry Robiskie made his debut as head coach but couldn't spark the Redskins as Emmitt Smith ran for 150 yards on 23 carries to lead the Cowboys in a rout.

Week 16: Pittsburgh Steelers 24, Redskins 3
The Redskins were eliminated from postseason contention after a lethargic 24-3 loss to the Steelers in the final game at Three Rivers Stadium.

Week 17: Redskins 20, Arizona Cardinals 3
The Redskins gave interim head coach Terry Robiskie a victory and pushed their record back to .500 by beating the Cardinals in the season finale.

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