Surprise! Washington ends Pittsburgh’s perfect season 23-17

Surprise! Washington ends Pittsburgh’s perfect season 23-17
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith (11) calls a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (Source: Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers’ run at perfection is over. Washington rallied from a 14-point deficit to stun Pittsburgh 23-17 to drop the Steelers to 11-1 on the season.

Washington quarterback Alex Smith passed for 296 yards and a 15-yard touchdown to Logan Thomas in the fourth quarter that tied the game. Dustin Hopkins kicked a field goal with just over 2 minutes left to put Washington ahead to stay.

Pittsburgh missed a chance to clinch a playoff berth with the loss.

Washington won its third straight and stayed tied with the New York Giants for the top spot in the NFC East at 5-7

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