Saints game stats wrap: Running to victory

Saints game stats wrap: Running to victory
September 12, 2012, 12:54 pm
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One look back at some of the key numbers from the win over the Saints.During the Redskins 40-32 win over the Saints on Sunday, Robert Griffin III had 320 yards passing, Pierre Garcon had 109 yards receiving in an appearance abbreviated by injury, and Alfred Morris rushed for 96 yards. The last time the Redskins had a 300-yard passer, 100-yard receiver, and 95-yard rusher in a win was on October 26, 2008 when they beat the Lions 25-17 in Detroit. Jason Campbell completed 23 of 28 passes for 328 yards, Santana Moss caught 9 of those passes for 140 yards and Clinton Portis carried 24 times for 126 yards.Prior to Sunday a Redskins quarterback has matched or beaten RG3s Sunday stat line of at least 300 yards passing, two or more touchdown passes and no interceptions in a win 10 times since 1960. Sonny Jurgensen was the first, in 1964. That was the only time he did it. Joe Thesmann did it twice and Mark Rypien had that stat line three times. The most recent quarterback with 30020 was Rex Grossman, who accomplished it in last years opener against the Giants.The Redskins had 44 rushing attempts on Sunday, the most since Mike Shanahan came to the team. The previous high was 40 attempts; they did that twice last year. Since the 2000 season the Redskins have run the ball 40 times or more 25 times. They are 24-1 in those games.Sunday was just the second time since 2000 that the Redskins scored at least 40 points on the road. The other time they played in the same building. They beat the Saints 40-10 in New Orleans in 2001. They have given up over 30 points in road game and still won just one other time since 2000. They beat the Falcons in Atlanta 33-31 in 2003.