Two second-quarter touchdowns -- one passing, one running -- has helped the Washington Redskins earn a 17-3 halftime advantage over the New York Giants in a Week 15 NFC East contest at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Wide receiver Santana Moss caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Rex Grossman, while running back Darrel Young scored from six yards out, respectively, to give Washington (4-9) a 17-point a lead.
A 40-yard field goal by Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes with two seconds remaining in the first half trimmed the Redskins lead to just 14 points heading in the locker room. The final drive began with 1:00 remaining and at the Giants 32-yard line.
Moss' touchdown capped a 13-play, 82-yard drive that gave helped give the Redskins a 10-0 lead just 1:11 into the second quarter. On the next Washington drive, Young ended a 9-play, 41-yard march that was setup by a Eli Manning interception.
So far, the Giants (7-6) has compiled just 111 total yards of offense and coverted just six first downs, four of which came during New York's final drive of the first half. Manning has completed just 7-of-17 passes for 77 yards. Meanwhile, Grossman, who threw two first-quarter picks, is 10-of-17 for 122 yards.