DALLAS (5-4) At WASHINGTON (3-6)
Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox
OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 7½
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 4-4-1; Washington 3-6
SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 61-40-2
LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Redskins 18-16, Sept. 26
LAST WEEK - Cowboys beat Bills 44-7; Redskins lost 20-9 to
COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (9), PASS (6)
COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (11), PASS (13)
REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (31), PASS (18)
REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (12), RUSH (18), PASS (9)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys have won five of six vs.
Redskins and are seeking to sweep season series for second time in
three years. ... Six of last seven between teams decided by six
points or fewer. ... Dallas' Tony Romo 17-2 (.889) in November,
best mark by QB in Super Bowl era. He has 46 TDs, 12 interceptions
and 113.1 rating all-time in Nov. ... Romo leads NFL in fumble
recoveries with six, including four vs. Redskins in last meeting
when he and C Phil Costa had trouble with shotgun snaps. ...
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray leads NFL rookies with 674 yards rushing.
... Dallas TE Jason Witten has 16 catches for 200 yards in last two
games vs. Washington. ... K Dan Bailey had six FGs in first
meeting, tying NFL rookie record. ... Cowboys lead NFL in
second-down conversions (39.4 percent). ... Redskins have dropped
five straight, longest losing streak in coach Mike Shanahan's 18
seasons as head coach. One more loss would be longest skid since
Dan Snyder bought team in 1999, and longest since 1998 team started
0-7. ... Washington hasn't scored first-half touchdown or held a
lead since Oct. 2. ... Rex Grossman makes second start since
regaining QB job following benching of John Beck. Grossman's
305-yard performance in Week 1 vs. Giants remains Redskins' only
300-yard passing game of season. Grossman 3-3 as starter. His 11
interceptions tied for fourth most in NFL despite sitting out three
games, and he has had 5.6 percent of his passes intercepted - by
far worst percentage in NFL. ... Redskins rookie LB Ryan Kerrigan
tied for first in NFL with four forced fumbles. ... Washington's
defense has allowed an NFC-low 17.3 first downs per game. ...
Redskins lead NFL in average kickoff return yardage allowed (19.2).
... Redskins Barry Cofield leads NFL DTs with six batted passes.
... Washington's Roy Helu leads NFL rookie RBs with 29 receptions.
He is only rookie with 200-plus yards rushing (213) and 200-plus
yards receiving (210). ... Redskins' minus-8 turnover differential
is worst in NFC.
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