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Upon further review, Bills awarded another sack against Redskins

Three days after the Buffalo Bills’ defensive front had a field day against the Washington Redskins, sacking quarterback John Beck nine times – which tied a franchise worst for the Redskins -- the Bills are still tallying sacks.

Upon further review, Buffalo actually tallied 10 sacks – a new franchise record for Washington, according to the official scorers. They reviewed a play in which Beck scrambled to his left, fumbled, recovered the ball and then was tackled.

Originally, the stop was ruled a tackle, because Beck was running. But he actually was stopped behind the line by Danny Batten and Nick Barnett. Both players were awarded a half-sack.

The scorers also took away a half-sack from London Fletcher and awarded Stephen Bowen a full sack rather than the half-sack he originally had received.

Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.
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