The Free Press, Mankato, MN

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October 11, 2012

Vikings-Redskins capsule


Washington has fumbled seven times but lost only one. ... Redskins have intercepted pass in six straight games, including finale of last season. ... Redskins new K Kai Forbath replaces Billy Cundiff, who missed NFL-high five FG attempts in five games. ... Washington ranks first in NFL in average yards after catch (7.3). ... Redskins LB Lorenzo Alexander tops NFL in special teams tackles (nin e). ...

Washington's last seven 100-yard rushing games have been by rookies: Roy Helu Jr. had three last year, Evan Royster had two in 2011, and Alfred Morris has two this year. ... Morris rushed for career-high 115 yards last week, joining Eric Dickerson as only NFL rookies to run for at least 75 yards in each of their teams' first five games. ...

Redskins have lost eight straight at home.

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