Redskins vs Bills Week 8 Capsule

STREAKS   Past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Shanahan: 5-2 Gailey: 4-0
LAST WEEK L 33-20 at Panthers Bye (Wk. 6: L 27-24 at Giants)
LAST GAME 12/2/07: Bills 17 at Redskins 16. Buffalo K Rian Lindell kicks 5 2nd-half FGs (38, 43, 24, 33, 36), including game-winning 36-yarder with 4 seconds remaining.
BROADCAST FOX (4:05 PM ET): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jennifer Hale (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 134 (Was.), 93 (Buf.). XM: 226 (Buf.).



PASSING Beck: 30-52-396-1-1-80.3 Fitzpatrick: 134-202-1,477-12 (T2C)-6-95.3 (T3C)
RUSHING Torain: 31-152-4.9-1 F. Jackson: 106-601 (3C)-5.7-6 (1C)
RECEIVING F. Davis (TE): 28-423-15.1-2 St. Johnson: 33-382-11.6-4
OFFENSE 344.0 378.5
TAKE/GIVE -6 +9 (1C)
DEFENSE 335.8 420.5
SACKS Carriker, Orakpo: 4.5 4 tied: 1
INTs 5 tied: 1 Wilson: 3
PUNTING Rocca: 43.7 Moorman: 50.3 (3L)
KICKING Gano: 44 (11/11 PAT; 11/14 FG) Lindell: 50 (23/23 PAT; 9/10 FG)


REDSKINS: QB JOHN BECK passed for career-high 279 yards last week vs. Car. Has scored rushing TD in 3 consecutive games played…RB ROY HELU ranks 2nd among NFC rookies (131 yards, 27 att.) averaging 4.9 yards per carry (min. 20 att.). In 5 games with 19+ att., RB RYAN TORAIN has rushed for 597 yards (119.4 per game), incl. 4 100-yard games…TE FRED DAVIS leads NFL TEs (min. 20 catches) averaging 15.1 yards per catch (28 catches, 423 yards). WR ANTHONY ARMSTRONG is averaging 18.7 yards per catch (918 yards, 49 receptions) since start of 2010, 2nd best avg. in NFC…DE ADAM CARRIKER had career-high 1.5 sacks last week vs. Panthers & has 3.5 sacks in past 4. LB BRIAN ORAKPO has 3.5 sacks in past 2 on road, incl. 1 last week vs. Car. Rookie LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 2 sacks, 2 FFs & INT-TD. Is only rookie with 2+ sacks & INT-TD…BILLS: 4TH REGULAR-SEASON GAME in Canada…Club aims for 6th straight win vs. Redskins…Bills average AFC-best 31.3 points per game…Offense averages 6.1 yards per play, 2nd-most in AFC (NE, 6.9)…QB RYAN FITZPATRICK (44) needs 4 TD passes to surpass DOUG FLUTIE (47) for 5th-most TD passes in club history. In past 2, Fitzpatrick has 73.7 comp. pct. (42 of 57). Fitzpatrick has 105.9 passer rating in 4th quarter of games this season. Has completion of 40+ yards in 4 consecutive games (48, 44, 49, 60)…RB FRED JACKSON has 100+ rush yards in 4 of 6 games this season. Jackson ranks 2nd in NFL with 146.7 scrimmage yards per game (880). Aims for 6th consecutive game with rush TD. Had career-long 80-yard rush TD last game. Jackson is tied for 2nd in NFL with 8 rushes of 20+ yards (MATT FORTÉ, 9; DARREN MC FADDEN, 8)…WR STEVIE JOHNSON posted 4th TD rec. of season last week. WR NAAMAN ROOSEVELT recorded 1st career TD last game on 60-yard reception vs. Giants. Roosevelt averages 18.4 yards per catch this season (7 rec., 129 yards)…Defense leads AFC & ranks 2nd in NFL with 12 INTs…S GEORGE WILSON leads team with 55 tackles. Wilson has INT in 3 of past 4 games.

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