When Rex Grossman took a sack and fumbled in his own end zone, it looked like this Patriots vs. Redskins matchup could get ugly in a hurry. Naturally, the Redskins took a 17-14 lead on a pass from wide receiver Brandon Banks to Santana Moss on a fake end around to open up the second quarter on Sunday afternoon.
This is a video you've got to see:
The problems with the Patriots secondary have been well-documented this season. The Pats are dead last in the NFL in pass defense this season, and were caught completely out of position by this trickeration.
As for Moss, luckily he didn't celebrate in the same manner as Jabar Gaffney, who was completely left hanging (crashing?) by the home crowd at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Ouch:
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