Redskins game vs. Dallas won't shift

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Even though the Redskins are 4-9 and the Cowboys have lost two in a row to slip to 8-5, their Dec. 27 meeting remains a national TV game.

The NFL just announced that the NFC East showdown will remain the nationally televised night game a week from Sunday.

So after playing 11 straight games at 1 PM Eastern beginning in Week 2, the Redskins will finish with a pair of 4 PM starts (last Sunday at Oakland and the Jan. 3 finale at San Diego) and a pair of night games (the visits by the New York Giants a week from tonight and by the Cowboys).

The Redskins will be out to avenge their late 7-6 loss at Dallas on Nov. 22. The teams split the series the past three seasons.

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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