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Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Fast facts: Redskins at Cowboys

The Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys face each other for the 103rd time in the history of the rivalry. Dallas owns a 60-40-2 advantage.

After the jump, check out some more fast facts about tonight’s game:

— The Redskins are going for their first 3-0 start since the 2005 season when they opened the year with wins over Chicago, Dallas and Seattle.

— The team has opened the season with a 3-0 record 10 times in franchise history. Only once (1978) has the team failed to make the playoffs after starting 3-0.

— Washington aims to improve its all-time record against Dallas on Monday Night Football to 8-7.

— The Redskins enter the game having recorded a touchdown pass in 17 consecutive games, which is a franchise record.

— Tight end Fred Davis aims to lead the team in receiving for a third straight game, which hasn't happened since Chris Cooley did so in 2007.

— Davis ranks second in the league among tight ends with 191 receiving yards.

— Wide receiver Santana Moss enters the game with 73 career receptions against Dallas, the most of any active player in the NFL.

— Moss and Cooley are the two active players with the most receiving yards versus Dallas. Moss has 1,055 yards while Cooley has 574.

— With a win over Dallas, Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan would achieve his first 3-0 start since 2008.

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