Mike Glennon

Brown shines, Redskins beat Buccaneers in preseason finale

The stands were mostly empty, but the soggy show went on.

Mack Brown ran for 149 yards and a touchdown in heavy rain Wednesday night, leading the Washington Redskins to a 20-13 preseason-closing victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

With Tropical Storm Hermine approaching Florida's Gulf Coast, the game at Raymond James Stadium was moved up 24 hours from Thursday, when the NFL's other 30 teams will conclude the exhibition schedule.

Attendance was announced as 42,996, however there only appeared to be about 5,000 or so in the stands at kickoff. Only die-hard fans stayed around for the end.

"You've got to love preseason football to be out there on a night...