Jay Gruden mismanages the clock in loss

A look at the good (Hail!) and bad (Fail!) from the Redskins’ 23 21 loss to the Texans on Sunday at FedEx Field.

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One week after criticizing the Redskins’ lack of fan support at home following a road win at Tampa Bay, Josh Norman had nothing but good things to say about canada goose outlet shop the announced crowd of 61,593 at FedEx Field. Those who showed up were loud, and the boos, except perhaps the ones reserved for the officiating crew, were minimal.

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No we didn’t get the W today, just way ball rolls sometimes. BUT

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McCoy knows Coach Jay Gruden’s offense canada goose outlet buffalo about as well as anyone, so it was no surprise to see the Redskins’ longtime backup quarterback look comfortable in relief of Smith. canada goose outlet near me He capped his first drive with a touchdown pass to Jordan Reed and led another touchdown drive in the fourth quarter that gave Washington a brief lead. McCoy’s final numbers (6 for 12 for 54 yards) weren’t impressive, but he nearly put the Redskins in position for a game winning field goal in the final seconds.

Thanksgiving at Dallas will mark McCoy’s first start since Week 15 of the 2014 season. AT Stadium is the site of one of the greatest moments of the former University of Texas star’s career, a 20 17 overtime triumph against Dallas when the Redskins were 9.5 point underdogs in 2014. The Cowboys, who are coming off a 22 19 win over Atlanta, opened as eight point favorites on Sunday.

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Out of the break, Houston was gifted a first down on a questionable defensive holding penalty on Norman. The Redskins used their final two timeouts after the Texans’ next two plays, canada goose outlet in new york and Houston allowed the clock to run down to 56 seconds before Ka’imi Fairbairn missed a long field goal. Had Gruden used his timeouts before the two minute warning, the Redskins would’ve had roughly 20 more seconds to work with on their final drive. That might’ve been enough time to pick up an additional canadagooseoutletcanada few yards for Dustin Hopkins, whose 63 yard field goal attempt bounced in the end zone on Washington’s final play of the game.

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It’s past time for the Redskins to hire a clock management specialist, which has worked out pretty well for Gruden’s former protege, Sean McVay.

Hail: Trey Quinn

On injured reserve since suffering a high ankle sprain in Washington’s Week 1 win at Arizona, the rookie wide receiver was activated last week and made his first start in place of Jamison Crowder. The former SMU standout made his presence felt early on. After the first catch of his career, a sliding grab over the middle in the first quarter, Quinn popped up and gave an emphatic first down signal. Quinn moved the chains again later in the half with a catch on an underneath crossing route. In a game that featured several drops by Redskins receivers, including a potential touchdown by Vernon Davis, Mr. Irrelevant was Mr. Reliable. Quinn finished with four catches on four targets for 49 yards.