The Washington Football Team lost to the New York Giants on Sunday, 20-19, after Coach Ron Rivera chose to go for a two-point conversion with less than a minute left and quarterback Kyle Allen threw incomplete.

Washington and New York now both have 1-5 records, with the Giants earning their first win under first-year Coach Joe Judge. Here are four takeaways from the game.

Riverboat Ron rolls the dice, comes up empty: After the Giants took a 20-13 lead with a fumble return for a touchdown by linebacker Tae Crowder with 3:29 to play, Washington quarterback Kyle Allen led an impressive 10-play, 75-yard touchdown drive. The march was capped by a 22-yard pass from Allen to third-year wide receiver Cam Sims, who beat Giants cornerback Logan Ryan with a double-move to haul in his first career score.

Rather than send Dustin Hopkins out to attempt the game-tying extra point, Washington Coach Ron Rivera left his offense on the field to go for two and the win.

“I was going for it,” Rivera told reporters after the game when asked whether he considered kicking the extra point. “The intent is to learn how to win football games.”

With running back Antonio Gibson lined up to his right, Allen took the ensuing snap out of the shotgun and eventually scrambled to his left. It appeared he might tuck the ball and run, but instead he stopped around the 6-yard line, backpedaled and, unable to find an open receiver, threw a wobbly pass that fell incomplete in the end zone.

Allen shows some moxie, commits costly turnover: Making his second consecutive start in place of the demoted Dwayne Haskins, Allen completed 31 of 42 passes for 280 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. He led scoring drives of 11, 13, 14 and 10 plays, including a touchdown march just before halftime that kept Washington in the game. On that drive, Allen converted a crucial fourth down after a roughing-the-kicker penalty on New York’s Austin Johnson by sliding to his right to avoid a would-be sack and finding Dontrelle Inman for a 15-yard gain. Four plays later, he found tight end Logan Thomas on a fade route in the corner of the end zone, and Thomas used his seven-inch height advantage over Giants cornerback Julian Love to come down with his second score of the season.

On the drive that led to Washington’s game-tying field goal in the fourth quarter, Allen picked up a first down with a nifty third-down scramble. He threw a bad interception in the first quarter, but his biggest mistake came in the fourth quarter of a tie game, when Giants linebacker Kyler Fackrell knocked the ball out of his hands on third down and Crowder followed with the scoop and score.

Washington’s defense struggles early: The Giants moved the ball with ease on their opening possession, with quarterback Daniel Jones finding tight end Evan Engram for a 21-yard gain and Devonta Freeman running for 14 yards on New York’s first two plays from scrimmage. Washington’s defense ultimately forced the Giants to settle for a field goal on the drive, but things got worse before they got better for defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio’s unit. Second-year wide receiver Darius Slayton beat cornerback Fabian Moreau and safety Landon Collins for a 23-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter that gave New York a 10-0 lead, and Jones ripped off a 49-yard run in the second quarter that led to another field goal. It was New York’s second play of at least 40 yards all season and the ninth such play Washington has allowed.

Jones completed 12 of 19 passes for 112 yards, one touchdown and an interception. Kendall Fuller was responsible for the pick, an impressive diving grab in the back of the end zone late in the third quarter that ended a 14-play drive and came one play after his pass-interference penalty gave New York a fresh set of downs inside the Washington 10. It was Fuller’s fourth interception in the past three games. Washington’s vaunted pass rush only recorded one sack of Jones.

Injuries strike on Washington’s first drive: Sunday was supposed to offer the first look at Washington’s revamped offensive line. Rookie fourth-round pick Saahdiq Charles earned his first career start at left guard in place of Wes Martin after being sidelined the previous five weeks with a calf injury, while veteran Brandon Scherff returned from the knee injury he suffered in Week 2 and replaced Wes Schweitzer at right guard. On Washington’s second play from scrimmage, Charles went down with a left knee injury and limped off the field. He wouldn’t return.

A fellow rookie, wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden, suffered a hamstring injury later in the drive and was also ruled out for the remainder of the game.

With Schweitzer filling in at left guard for Charles, Allen was sacked three times and the Washington running game never got going. J.D. McKissic rushed for a team-high 41 yards on eight carries, and rookie Antonio Gibson had 30 yards on nine carries.

Read below for highlights from the game.

October 18, 2020 at 4:05 PM EDT
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Final: Giants 20, Washington 19

By Scott Allen

After Washington’s two-point conversion failed, Giants cornerback Logan Ryan recovered Dustin Hopkins’s ensuing onside kick to clinch first-year Coach Joe Judge’s first career win. Washington and New York end the day with identical 1-5 records.

October 18, 2020 at 4:02 PM EDT
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Washington trails 20-19 after failed two-point conversion in final minute

By Scott Allen

Washington began its latest drive with all three timeouts and moved quickly into Giants territory. On second-and-10 from the New York 22, Kyle Allen dropped back and threw a perfect pass to Cam Sims, who beat Logan Ryan with a double-move for his first career touchdown.

Rather than attempt the extra point to tie the game, Washington Coach Ron Rivera elected to go for two. Allen dropped back to pass and scrambled to his left, but couldn’t find anyone open and threw incomplete, preserving New York’s lead. (New York 20, Washington 19, 0:38 left in the fourth quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 3:49 PM EDT
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Fumble return for a touchdown gives Giants a 20-13 lead late in fourth quarter

By Scott Allen

With Washington driving for the potential go-ahead score in a tie game, Kyle Allen committed a costly turnover that led directly to points. On third-and-nine at the Giants’ 45, linebacker Kyler Fackrell forced an Allen fumble. Fellow linebacker Tae Crowder scooped the ball up and outran Washington wide receiver Terry McLaurin to the end zone for the touchdown. (New York 20, Washington 13, 3:29 left in the fourth quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 3:40 PM EDT
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Washington forces a punt, can take the lead in the fourth quarter

By Scott Allen

On third-and-six from the Giants’ 31-yard line, pressure from Daron Payne and Montez Sweat forced Daniel Jones to throw the ball away and resulted in another New York punt.

Fox sideline reporter Lindsay Czarniak provided an update on Giants wide receiver C.J. Board, who was carted off the field early in the third quarter. Board suffered a concussion and a sprained neck and has been taken to the hospital for further evaluation. (New York 13, Washington 13, 6:57 left in the fourth quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 3:31 PM EDT
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Washington ties the game, 13-13, in the fourth quarter with a Dustin Hopkins field goal

By Scott Allen

Washington capitalized on Kendall Fuller’s interception with an impressive 14-play drive that culminated in Dustin Hopkins’s 28-yard field goal to tie the game.

On third-and-six from the Giants’ 44-yard line, Kyle Allen scrambled and appeared to extend the ball past the line to gain as he was spun to the ground, but was ruled just short. Washington Coach Ron Rivera challenged the call, which was overturned upon replay review. Allen converted another third-down opportunity later in the march with a pass to Dontrelle Inman. (New York 13, Washington 13, 8:56 left in the fourth quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 3:14 PM EDT
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Kendall Fuller ends long Giants drive with an interception in the end zone

By Scott Allen

After Washington went three-and-out for the first time in the game, the Giants mounted a 13-play drive that took more than 9 minutes off the clock. One play after a pass interference call on cornerback Kendall Fuller gave New York a fresh set of downs at the Washington 7, Fuller made a diving interception in the back of the end zone on a pass that Daniel Jones threw up for grabs in the face of pressure. The interception stood upon replay review, resulting in a touchback. Fuller has four interceptions in his last three games. (New York 13, Washington 10, 0:51 left in the third quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 2:50 PM EDT
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Washington’s defense gets a big stop to open the third quarter

By Scott Allen

With the Giants facing third-and-one from the Washington 37-yard line on the opening possession of the second half, Montez Sweat tackled running back Devonta Freeman for a loss of one. After failing to get Washington to jump offsides on fourth down, New York elected to punt. (New York 13, Washington 10, 11:33 left in the third quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 2:46 PM EDT
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Giants wide receiver C.J. Board carted off early in the third quarter

By Scott Allen

On New York’s first drive of the second half, wide receiver C.J. Board was carted off the field after appearing to be knocked unconscious on a big hit from Washington’s Deshazor Everett. Starting in place of Troy Apke at free safety, Everett was flagged for unnecessary roughness for a hit on Giants quarterback Daniel Jones on the previous play. (New York 13, Washington 10, 13:14 left in the third quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 2:25 PM EDT
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Halftime: Giants 13, Washington 10

By Scott Allen

Washington had trailed by at least 10 points at halftime in a franchise-record seven consecutive games dating back to last season. That streak came to an end Sunday, thanks to Logan Thomas’s touchdown catch on Washington’s previous drive.

Kyle Allen was 16 for 21 for 151 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the first half. His counterpart, Daniel Jones, completed 7 of 8 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown, and also has a game-high 57 yards rushing on three carries.

October 18, 2020 at 2:20 PM EDT
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Washington cuts Giants’ lead to 13-10 late in the first half on Logan Thomas TD catch

By Scott Allen

Looking to cut into New York’s lead before the half, Washington’s drive initially stalled near midfield when J.D. McKissic was tackled for no gain on a screen pass on third-and-nine. Washington accepted a running into the punter penalty against the Giants on Tress Way’s ensuing punt, setting up a fourth-and-four that Kyle Allen converted by rolling to his right to avoid a sack and completing a 15-yard pass to Dontrelle Inman.

Four plays later, tight end Logan Thomas caught an Allen fade pass in the back corner of the end zone over cornerback Julian Love. (New York 13, Washington 10, 0:20 left in the second quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 1:59 PM EDT
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Giants extend lead to 13-3 in the second quarter after 49-yard run by Daniel Jones

By Scott Allen

Seconds after Fox flashed a graphic that showed New York had the fewest plays of at least 40 yards this season (one) and Washington’s defense had allowed an NFL-high eight such plays, quarterback Daniel Jones broke off a 49-yard run. A roughing-the-passer penalty on Tim Settle on third down later in the drive gave the Giants a first-and-goal, but the Washington defense held and New York settled for a 20-yard field goal by Graham Gano to extend its lead. (New York 13, Washington 3, 6:15 left in the second quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 1:49 PM EDT
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Washington trails 10-3 in the second quarter after a Dustin Hopkins field goal

By Scott Allen

Washington got on the board on its third possession, mounting an 11-play drive that culminated in a 35-yard field goal by Dustin Hopkins. Terry McLaurin had three catches for 39 yards on the march, including a 20-yard gain on a screen pass that put Washington back in comfortable field goal range after Giants defensive end Leonard Williams sacked Kyle Allen for a 14-yard loss. (New York 10, Washington 3, 10:50 left in the second quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 1:38 PM EDT
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Giants take 10-0 lead late in the first quarter on Daniel Jones touchdown pass

By Scott Allen

On third-and-6 from the Washington 23-yard line, New York’s offensive line picked up the blitz and gave quarterback Daniel Jones enough time to drop a perfect pass into the arms of wide receiver Darius Slayton, who beat Fabian Moreau for the score. It was Jones’s first touchdown pass since Week 1 and put Washington in a familiar two-score hole. (New York 10, Washington 0, 1:36 left in the first quarter)

October 18, 2020 at 1:33 PM EDT
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Kyle Allen throws an interception on Washington’s second possession

By Scott Allen

Washington’s second drive ended with a turnover, when Giants cornerback James Bradberry stepped in front of a Kyle Allen pass intended for Terry McLaurin pass over the middle, intercepted it and returned it 19 yards to the Washington 27. McLaurin made a touchdown-saving tackle on the play. (New York 3, Washington 0, 2:28 left in the first quarter)