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The Redskins will need another strong game from quarterback Case Keenum to knock off the Cowboys. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
The Redskins will need another strong game from quarterback Case Keenum to knock off the Cowboys. (Toni L. Sandys/The Post)
Washington has lost five of six against Dallas, and is already in a precarious early-season situation.
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1 2 3 4 Total
DAL 0 - - - 0
WAS 0 - - - 0
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11:14 Chris Jones punts for 49 yards to Was35. Trey Quinn return for 9 yards to Was44. Tackled by Jamize Olawale.
11:19 Dak Prescott incomplete pass to the middle intended for Michael Gallup defensed by Jimmy Moreland.
12:00 Dak Prescott pass to the middle to Randall Cobb for 4 yards to the Dal16. Tackled by Landon Collins.
Stat leaders
Dallas
Passing
D. Prescott
4 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
E. Elliott
1 rush, 2 yards
Receiving
R. Cobb
1 rec, 4 yards, 0 TD
Washington
Passing
C. Keenum
21 yards, 0 TD
Rushing
A. Peterson
1 rush, -4 yards
Receiving
J. Sprinkle
1 rec, 11 yards, 0 TD
Cowboys
Redskins
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
D. Prescot... 1 2 4 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
E. Elliott 1 2 0 2
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
R. Cobb 1 4 0 4
M. Gallup 0 0 0 0
Player stats
Passing: C A Yds TD INT
C. Keenum 2 4 21 0 0
Rushing: Car Yds TD LG
A. Peterso... 1 -4 0 -4
Receiving: Rec Yds TD LG
J. Sprinkl... 1 11 0 11
C. Thompso... 1 10 0 10
T. McLauri... 0 0 0 0
T. Quinn 0 0 0 0
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