Washington Football Team loses to New York Giants, 23-20

LANDOVER, MARYLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Wayne Gallman #22 of the New York Giants runs with the ball in the first quarter against the Washington Football Team at FedExField on November 08, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) (Greg Fiume, 2020 Getty Images)

The Washington Football Team lost to the New York Giants with a score of 23-20.

In the first quarter, the Giants made the first touchdown of the game when running back Wayne Gallman completed a 2-yard rushing touchdown, keeping them in the lead with 10 unanswered points.

Washington answered back as kicker Dustin Hopkins completed a 48-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Giant’s tight end Evan Engram completed a 16-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Daniel Jones in the last few minutes of the first half.

Washington’s running back Antonio Gibson completed a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter.

Leading the game receiving for Washington was quarterback Alex Smith, who completed 24 out of 32 passes for 325 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Smith completed a 68-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Terry McLaurin in the fourth quarter.

The Washington Football Team hopes to bounce back from this loss next Sunday, Nov. 15 as they travel to Detroit to take on the Lions with kickoff at 1 p.m.

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