The Eagles received the second-half kickoff and immediately went to work moving down the field. A five-yard run by
The Redskins could not get anything going during their first possession of the second half. Following a five-yard pass for a first down from Robert Griffin III to Nick Williams, the offense stalled. The Eagles’ pass rush was able to generate pressure, and Griffin III was sacked by
On their second possession of the second half, the Eagles offense had their first three-and-out of the game. McCoy was stuffed for a loss of three yards, then Foles was sacked for a loss of 11. The Eagles called a run up the middle for McCoy on third-and-22, which gained seven yards. On came the punt team.
The Redskins’ second possession of the second half got off to a good start, with Griffin III hitting Pierre Garcon for a 21-yard catch-and-run down the middle of the field. The offense could not get anything else going, however. A first-down pass to Williams was incomplete, followed by a two-yard loss on a run by Alfred Morris. On third down, with the pocket collapsing around him, Griffin III overthrew an open Santana Moss near the Eagles’ 30-yard line, and the Redskins were forced to punt once again.
DeSean Jackson called for a fair catch at the 8-yard line, where the offense took over. McCoy picked up nine yards on first and second down, but on third down Brown was stopped by Ryan Kerrigan for a loss of one yard. For the second straight drive, the Eagles went three-and-out and had to punt. Jones’ punt went 45 yards and was downed at the Redskins’ 39.
Griffin III and the Redskins offense took over and tried to set up a screen to the left on first down.