Pulse Report: Redskins at Raiders

Pulse Report: Redskins at Raiders
September 30, 2013, 11:15 am
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Here are some of the social highlights from the Redskins' 24-14 victory over the Raiders:

The players got their pre-game warmups started on Twitter:

Here were some of your pre-game predictions:

The Redskins got off to a less-than-desirable start as Sav Rocca's punt was blocked and the Raiders recovered it for a touchdown and early 7-0 lead:

Late in the 1st quarter, Matt Flynn found Mychal Rivera for Rivera's first NFL touchdown, putting the Raiders up 14-0:

After a nice catch-and-run by Garçon ended just short of the end zone, the Redskins settled for a 25-yard field goal to make it a 14-3 game:

Rookie CB David Amerson cut the Raiders lead to 14-10 when he picked off Matt Flynn and went 45 yards to the house:

The Redskins trailed the Raiders 14-10 at the half, not quite where they wanted to be but certainly better than weeks past:

We wanted to know what YOU would be saying to the Redskins if you were in the locker room at the half. Here are some of your best tweet-sized pep talks:

The Redskins seemed to be on a roll when Logan Paulsen reeled in a pass from RGIII for a 30 yard gain, but he had the ball stripped and the Raiders recovered:

Not to worry, though. The Redskins offense drove down the field late in the 3rd quarter and capitalized with a 5-yard Griffin TD pass to Garçon to take the lead 17-14:

After an impressive hurdle over a Raider defender earlier in the drive, Roy Helu, Jr. boosted the Redskins to a 24-14 lead with a touchdown run from 14 yards out:

It wasn't terribly pretty, but the Redskins got their first win of the season with a 24-14 victory over the Raiders, taking a 1-3 record into their bye week:

Redskins players were thrilled with the win, but knew their work was just getting started: