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Rookie Mike Evans has 209 yards receiving; Buccaneers snap skid with 27-7 win over Redskins

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Johnthan Banks (27) intercepts a Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III pass and heads for the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Johnthan Banks (27) intercepts a Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III pass and heads for the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Danny Lansanah (51) celebrates his interception of a Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III pass with teammate William Gholston (92) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers outside linebacker Danny Lansanah (51) celebrates his interception of a Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III pass with teammate William Gholston (92) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)  (The Associated Press)

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, top, loses his helmet as he sacks Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, top, loses his helmet as he sacks Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)  (The Associated Press)

Rookie Mike Evans had 209 yards receiving and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers broke a five-game losing streak with a 27-7 win over the Washington Redskins.

Evans accounted for 73 percent of Josh McCown's 288 yards passing. The No. 7 overall draft pick's 51-yard catch set up a field goal in the first half, and his touchdowns of 36 and 56 yards came in the second.

Johnthan Banks returned an interception for a touchdown, and McCown completed 15 of 23 passes for the Buccaneers, who are 2-8.

The Redskins committed three turnovers, and Robert Griffin III was sacked six times. Washington fell to 3-7.

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