Today in Sports History: November 27

By Jonah Sharf

On November 27, 1966, the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 72-41 in the highest scoring game in NFL history. Washington was led by an efficient three-touchdown game by quarterback Sonny Jurgensen as well as an impressive defensive effort from Brig Owens. Owens intercepted three passes, returning one for a touchdown, and recovered a fumble which he would take to the house as well. While the high-scoring nature would suggest an offensive shootout, neither team broke 400 total yards, and they combined for eight total turnovers in the game.

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