Washington Football Team defeats Cincinnati Bengals, 20-9

LANDOVER, MARYLAND - NOVEMBER 22: Chase Young #99 of the Washington Football Team forces a fumble by Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals at FedExField on November 22, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) (Patrick McDermott, 2020 Getty Images)

The Washington Football Team took down the Cincinnati Bengals with a score of 20-9.

Washington started off strong in the first quarter as running back Antonio Gibson completed a 1-yard rushing touchdown.

In the second quarter, the Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow completed a 5-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver A.J. Green. To finish out the first half, Bengals kicker Randy Bullock completed a 53-yard field goal to give Cincinnati the lead.

Leading the game offensively for Washington was quarterback Alex Smith who completed 17 of 25 passes for 166 yards, one touchdown and one interception.

Washington wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. completed a 3-yard touchdown pass from Smith in the third quarter. Kicker Dustin Hopkins made a 32-yard field goal in the third quarter and another 50-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.

Washington looks to continue this win as they take on the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, with kickoff at 4:30 p.m.

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