Redskins Upset Eagles, 20-12

Underdog Washington holds Philadelphia to field goals
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 18, 2007 4:00 AM CDT
Philadelphia Eagles' Kevin Curtis, left, sits on the ground as Washington Redskins' Pierson Prioleau (20)celebrates with teammates after he broke up the pass intended for Curtis on fourth down in a football...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – The Washington Redskins held the favored Eagles to field goals to stay undefeated while Philadelphia fans booed their team's inauspicious 0-2 start. The Redskins struggled early but sputtered into gear at the end of the first half to take the lead with a little help from an Eagles time-out, reports the Washington Post.

Quarterback Jason Campbell led the quirky drive that included a delay-of-game call, two false starts, and a malfunctioning helmet headset—all within the final 14 seconds of the half. A time-out call by Philadelphia gave the 'Skins time to set up a touchdown play. Washington defense protected the lead, keeping Eagles quarterback Donovon McNabb from throwing a touchdown despite his 240 passing yards.