Gaffes Are Especially Costly for Redskins
The [URL="http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/Washington+Redskins?tid=informline"]Washington Redskins[/URL]' disappointing trip through an encyclopedia of special teams mishaps began early in yesterday's 23-7 loss to the [URL="http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/New+York+Giants?tid=informline"]New York Giants[/URL]. Washington's first possession ended with punter [URL="http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/Ryan+Plackemeier?tid=informline"]Ryan Plackemeier[/URL] dropping the ball too far to the outside of his right foot and mis-hitting a poor 31-yard kick. The Giants' first possession ended with a mishandled extra-point snap, but the Washington rush was slow to develop, so holder [URL="http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/Jeff+Feagles?tid=informline"]Jeff Feagles[/URL] steadied the ball, place kicker John Carney re-set his stance, and the conversion was ugly but true.
link: [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/30/AR2008113001547.html]Special Teams Gaffes Cost Redskins in Loss to Giants - washingtonpost.com[/url]
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