Rookie Evans surges as Bucs overpower Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. -- 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 Banksreturned 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.

Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press

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