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Oct 10, 2013 3:38 PM

Redskins at Cowboys Preview

WASHINGTON (1-3) at DALLAS (2-3)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 3½

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Washington 1-3, Dallas 4-1

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 62-42-2

LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Cowboys 28-18, Dec. 30, 2012

LAST WEEK - Redskins had bye; Cowboys lost to Broncos 51-48

AP PRO32 RANKING - Redskins No. 26 (tie), Cowboys No. 14

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (17), PASS (8)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (31), PASS (32)

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (20), PASS (7)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (4), PASS (31)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Redskins won first NFC East title since 1999 by beating Cowboys in last year's winner-take-all finale. Dallas missed playoffs for third straight year. ... Redskins are going for first three-game winning streak against Cowboys since 1988, when they won last of four straight. ... Cowboys trying to avoid first three-game losing streak since 2010. ... QB Robert Griffin III has already matched number of 300-yard passing games from rookie year with three. ... WR Santana Moss needs 113 yards receiving to reach 10,000 for career. He would be 40th to reach mark. ... Redskins LB London Fletcher, set to play in 245th consecutive game to extend longest streak by defensive player since merger in 1970, had two sacks in last year's finale. ... RB Alfred Morris had career highs with 200 yards and three touchdowns in second meeting with Dallas. He has 313 yards in two games against Dallas. ... WR Pierre Garcon's 29 catches are most through four games for Washington in Super Bowl era. ... LB Ryan Kerrigan has seven sacks in past six games. Since entering NFL in 2011, he is only player with at least 20 sacks and two interceptions. ... Cowboys QB Tony Romo had career-best streak of 174 passes without interception snapped with Danny Trevathan's pick that led to Denver's winning field goal on final play. ... Romo had first 500-yard passing game in franchise history, finishing with 506 yards and five touchdowns. He was fifth quarterback in NFL history with at least 500 yards and five TDs in game. ... Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has multiple touchdowns in consecutive games for second time in career. ... Cowboys have one sack in past two games after getting 13 in first three. ... Cowboys K Dan Bailey is 12 for 12 against Redskins and scored all points in 18-16 Dallas win in 2011.

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