Skins Cough Up Ball, Game to Bucs, 19-13

Rams, Cards also fumble away chances against Hawks, Niners
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser User
Posted Nov 25, 2007 9:30 PM CST
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Bruce Gradkowski (5) throws a second-half pass as guard Aaron Sears blocks Washington Redskins' Cornelius Griffin, right, during an NFL football game Sunday Nov. 25, 2007...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Washington's six turnovers were the difference in a sloppy loss to Tampa Bay, who lost scrappy gunslinger Jeff Garcia to a back injury for much of the game and gained only 15 yards in the second half. The Bucs defense also stopped Clinton Portis on fourth and inches on the Tampa Bay 5. In other NFC games:

  • San Francisco shocked division rival Arizona in overtime 37-31, forcing a Kurt Warner fumble in the end zone In OT to atone for bizarre first-half play-calling.
  • Seattle fell behind early, then took care of business against St. Louis, prevailing after a late Gus Frerotte red-zone fumble, 24-19.