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Redskins 20, Giants 14

Washington atop putrid division

LANDOVER, Md. — Jay Gruden's Redskins have not won consecutive games all season. They followed a 33-point victory with a 28-point loss. They are 5-1 at home, 0-5 on the road. They tend to have a hard time running the ball — and stopping the run.

Yet, for all of its deficiencies and inconsistency, Washington is atop the NFC East, a division where all four teams are below .500.

Kirk Cousins hit DeSean Jackson for a 63-yard touchdown and scored on a fourth-down quarterback sneak, and Washington intercepted Eli Manning to beat New York and pull into a tie for first place with the Giants.

"We're just in the driver's seat right now," Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher said. "We've just got to continue winning games and driving the car — right into the playoffs."

New York trailed 20-0 before making things interesting as Manning threw fourth-quarter touchdowns of 40 yards to Rueben Randle and 21 yards to Odell Beckham, who took off from the 2 to make a fantastic diving grab, corralling the ball with his left hand while parallel to the ground.

"What can you say about that?" Redskins left tackle Trent Williams said. "That's not human."

The Giants came in off their bye and came in flat. "We 'sleptwalked' — whatever the word is," coach Tom Coughlin said.

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