Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - The Redskins converted two Matt Flynn turnovers
into touchdowns and scored 24 unanswered points on Sunday to beat the Raiders
24-14 for their first win of the season.
David Amerson returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown and Roy Helu,
filling in for an injured Alfred Morris, scored on a 14-yard run after Flynn
fumbled in the fourth quarter.
Robert Griffin III threw for 227 yards, including a 5-yard touchdown pass to
Pierre Garcon, and Washington (1-3) avoided its first 0-4 start since 2001.
Flynn started for Terrelle Pryor, who was cleared to practice Thursday after
suffering a concussion last Monday night against the Broncos but reportedly
experienced a return of his concussion symptoms Saturday.
Flynn passed for 227 yards and threw an 18-yard touchdown strike to Mychal
Rivera that gave the Raiders (1-3) a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.
Jeremy Stewart recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for Oakland's first
touchdown but the Raiders went scoreless in the last three quarters.
Both teams lost their starting running back. Oakland's Darren McFadden left
with a hamstring injury in the second quarter and Morris went out with a rib
injury in the third. Raiders fullback Marcel Reece also left with a knee
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