East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – Richard Bartel’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Larry Johnson late in the fourth quarter propelled Washington over the New York Jets, 16-11, in exhibition play.
Graham Gano’s three field goals were the only other offense for the Redskins, who improved to 2-1 in the preseason. Rex Grossman got the start and finished 8-of-16 for 111 yards and lost a fumble that resulted in a safety.
Johnson added 42 rushing yards on nine carries.
Mark Sanchez threw for 139 yards, one TD and an interception on 13-of-21 tries for the Jets, who fell to 1-2. Dustin Keller hauled in a Sanchez pass for a score while LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene combined for 142 yards on the ground.
Tomlinson went for 86 yards on 11 touches and Green added 56 yards on 12 carries. Nick Folk contributed a 45-yard field goal in defeat.