John Potter perfect against Detroit in Washington loss

Local Sports Journal

Grand Haven kicker John Potter enjoyed local air time during his Washington Redskin’s matchup against the Detroit Lions.

Potter’s foot was perfect on the day hitting a pair of field goals and extra points despite Washington’s 27-20 loss to Detroit.

The most impressive feat for Potter on the day was a 43-yard field goal that tied the score at 17 in the third quarter.

Washington trailed 27-17 late in the fourth quarter but its drive stalled at the 3-yardline which set up Potter for another field goal. His 21-yard kick kept the Redskins in the game for the remaining minutes.

Potter also had a pair of PAT’s in the first half. His first extra-point came after DeAngelo Hall scored on a 17-yard interception return. The second extra point arrived after Alfred Morris ran in from 30-yards out.

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