The Redskins again pulled out a close win, a 16-13 victory in overtime on a 33-yard field goal by place kicker Graham Gano to complete their late rally.
The Redskins twice trailed by 10 points. Gano's third field goal of the game and second after halftime capped the comeback and provided the latest of the Redskins' heart-stopping moments in the first five games before an announced crowd of 87,760 at FedEx Field.
Although Gano missed a 51-yard field goal attempt in the fourth quarter that would have tied the score at 13-13, he made his next two high-pressure kicks (I was super nervous when he lined up for the game-tying kick with one minute left (and even more nervous when Mason Crosby's 50+ yarder hit the goalpost as time expired!) and Washington won another contest in which the outcome was undecided until the final play...
Fourth-year strong safety LaRon Landry, playing the best football of his career, made it happen by picking off Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers at the Packers 39-yard line in overtime. Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb, who had a big second half to lead the comeback, quickly completed two passes, including one to tight end Chris Cooley that resulted in a 30-yard gain (this was a tremendous run -- vintage Cooley!) after Cooley broke two tackles and eluded another defender.