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Case Keenum's fourth-down completion to Trey Quinn helps Washington cut into third-quarter deficit.
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WAS 0 7 7 - 14
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0:34 Dak Prescott pass to the left to Tony Pollard for 3 yards to the Was10. Tackled by Shaun Dion Hamilton.
0:38 Penalty: Holding on Cowboys (Amari Cooper) -10 yards.
1:10 Tony Pollard rush to the left for 10 yards to the Was3. Tackled by Landon Collins and Montae Nicholson.
Stat leaders
Dallas
Passing
D. Prescott
220 yards, 3 TD
Rushing
E. Elliott
14 rush, 69 yards
Receiving
M. Gallup
5 rec, 60 yards, 0 TD
Washington
Passing
C. Keenum
131 yards, 1 TD
Rushing
A. Peterson
9 rush, 23 yards
Receiving
T. Quinn
3 rec, 29 yards, 0 TD
Cowboys
Redskins
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
D. Prescot... 21 25 220 3 1
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
E. Elliott 14 69 0 15
D. Prescot... 2 57 0 42
T. Pollard 4 22 0 10
R. Cobb 1 7 0 7
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
M. Gallup 5 60 0 16
A. Cooper 4 44 1 18
R. Cobb 4 24 0 9
J. Witten 3 7 1 6
E. Elliott 2 9 0 9
D. Smith 1 51 1 51
B. Jarwin 1 22 0 22
T. Pollard 1 3 0 3
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
C. Keenum 15 22 131 1 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
A. Peterso... 9 23 1 10
S. Sims Jr... 3 16 0 8
W. Smallwo... 1 4 0 4
C. Thompso... 1 1 0 1
C. Keenum 1 -1 0 -1
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
T. Quinn 3 29 0 12
C. Thompso... 3 27 0 10
T. McLauri... 2 36 0 27
P. Richard... 2 9 1 9
A. Peterso... 2 7 0 7
J. Sprinkl... 1 11 0 11
V. Davis 1 9 0 9
S. Sims Jr... 1 3 0 3
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