Redskins Left Kicking Themselves (Again) After Loss to Saints

Posted: 6th December 2009 by Dan Parzych in NFL
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The Washington Redskins were on the verge of handing the New Orleans Saints their first loss of the season in what would have been one of the most shocking upsets of the year. Instead, they find themselves frustrated, missing another opportunity to come through with a win because of a missed field goal by kicker Shaun Suisham. With 1:56 left in the game, the Redskins were holding on to a 30-23 lead at the Saints' four-yard line. All the Redskins had to do was kick a field goal, which would have increased the lead to 10 and most likely put an end to the Saints' undefeated season. Instead, Suisham's 23-yard field goal attempt went wide right, allowing the Saints new life and a chance to tie the game. Five plays later, Saints quarterback Drew Brees found wide receiver Robert Meachem for 53 ya ...

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