Mark Sanchez had 2 turnovers in the game, including a crucial interception to set up the winning field goal for Washington. The interception was his 10th of the season, and the Eagles now have an NFL-leading 36 turnovers on the year. Sanchez now has 13 turnovers in 7 games for the Eagles, who are now 9-6 on the season They need the Indianapolis Colts to defeat the Dallas Cowboys Sunday to keep their NFC East hopes alive.
The Eagles QB did have an Eagles-record 37 completions in 50 attempts for a career-high 374 yards and 2 touchdown passes. Zach Ertz had a franchise-record 15 catches, including a TD reception.
Robert Griffin III started in place of Colt McCoy and was 16/23 for 220 yards with an interception, leading the Redskins to a 4-11 record.
Meanwhile, the San Diego Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive, rallying from a 21-point deficit to defeat the San Francisco 49ers 38-35 in overtime. Nick Novak kicked the GW 40-yard field goal in overtime to complete the San Diego comeback.
Phillip Rivers 33/54 for 356 yards, including 4 touchdown passes and 3 interceptions. He lead a rally without running back Ryan Matthews and wide receiver Keenan Allen, who were both out with injuries.
The 49ers fall to 7-8 with the loss, which will mark the first non-winning season under head coach Jim Harbaugh. The rumors have going around of a possible Michigan head coaching job for Harbaugh, which he is reportedly torn about. The Niners were eliminated from playoff contention after last week's loss.
The one bright spot for San Francisco was Frank Gore's 158 yards rushing, and he now needs 38 yards next week to reach 1,000 yards rushing for the season. It would be his 4th consecutive 1,000-yard season, and 8th in his 10 NFL seasons.
Rivers lead the comeback despite missing practice with chest and back injuries. Recent reports state that Rivers was playing with a bulging disc in his back, which could turn into a herniated disc. Either way, Rivers was able to tough it out, keeping the Chargers playoff hopes alive. They will visit the Kansas City Chiefs next week in the regular season finale.