A crucial penalty in the last few minutes of theRedskins–Green Bay Game may have lost the ‘Skins the game,which was won by Green Bay, 28-14. Had the penalty not beenlevied against the ‘Skins and Green Bay not made that lasttouchdown, the score might have been 21-20 ‘Skins. Given howclose the election is, Tuesday’s electoral game is far morelikely to end close to a tie and be decided in overtime.
For the past 15 elections, if the’Skins have lost their last home game, the incumbent partyhas lost the White House. For examples back to 1936,read the full story.
On October 30, 2000, the Redskins lost to the Titans and theDemocrats lost the White House.