How Everyone Screwed Up On Washington's Mistaken First DownBarry Petchesky12/02/13 9:42am76EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkWashington thought they had a first down. The chains moved. The stadium scoreboard said first down. Kyle Shanahan called the next play as if the Skins had a new set of downs. But the one person whose ruling mattered, referee Jeff Triplette, signaled third down. Chaos reigns.