Redskins 23, Patriots 6 Patriots have rocky start to preseason ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Alex Brandon/AP The Patriots took on the Redskins in Maryland for their first preseason game of 2014. Patrick Smith/Getty Images Aldrick Robinson celebrated his first-quarter touchdown against the Patriots. Alex Brandon/AP Kirk Cousins joined in Robinson's celebration. Patrick Smith/Getty Images Stevan Ridley was tackled in the first quarter. The Redskins took a strong lead over New England in the first half. Richard Lipski/AP Ryan Mallett prepared to throw as defensive end Jarvis Jenkins closed in on the Patriot. Connor Radnovich/AP Will Compton brought Roy Finch down. Alex Brandon/AP Ted Bolser landed in the end zone for a touchdown despite efforts from the Patriots' Nate Ebner. Connor Radnovich/AP Patriots coach Bill Belichick watched from the sidelines as his players struggled to score in the second half. Connor Radnovich/AP Jimmy Garoppolo, pictured in second-half action, threw a touchdown pass late in the game. Alex Brandon/AP The Patriots fell 23-6 to the Redskins in the preseason game.