Here is a statement from Dean Blandino, NFL VP of Officiating, on the fourth quarter play in Sunday night's Redskins vs.
Poorly timed penalties have been a reoccurring issue for the Redskins each of the past two seasons.
Let’s be clear here—the officiating debacle just after the two-minute warning in the Redskins-Giants game did not cost Washington the game.
Through the first eight games of the season, the Redskins were doing a pretty good job of keeping Robert Griffin III upright in the pocket. They had allowed just 14 sacks.