Candlestick Park - Television reruns aren't supposed to appear on Monday night before Thanksgiving, but this loss by the Redskins contained many plot lines common in their five previous losses during the season--turnovers, special teams breakdowns, and a low-powered running game.
Most of it was recycled material; there were also some new twists to the way things unfolded. For example, Washington had not allowed a punt return for a touchdown to this point in the season, but that changed late in the first half. John Taylor ignored the conventional wisdom and fielded a punt at his own five and made his gamble pay off with a spectacular 95-yard return for a touchdown. That made it 17-7 at the half and the Niners cruised from there