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Kenny Moore then returned the kickoff 55 yards, leading to Delhomme's 17-yard pass to Jeff King to make it 17-9. This time King's TD counted.
In the first half, Brad Hoover fumbled near the goal line and King recovered in the end zone. An obscure rule -- enacted after Oakland intentionally fumbled the ball forward to win a game in 1978 -- doesn't allow an offensive player other than the fumbler to recover in the end zone on fourth down, giving the Redskins the ball.
Three players later, Portis was dumped in the end zone by Julius Peppers and Thomas Davis for a safety, Carolina's only first-half points.
It was the kind of sloppiness befitting two struggling teams.
The Redskins shook up their offensive line, giving Mike Williams the start at right guard in his first game since the 2005 season, and leaving Chad Rinehart inactive. Then left tackle Chris Samuels went down with a stinger in the first quarter and was replaced by D'Anthony Batiste.
Campbell was sacked five times.
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