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Cowboys lose assistant

The Cowboys faced the Redskins without special teams coach Joe DeCamillis, who was taken to a Virginia hospital Sunday with appendicitis.

DeCamillis underwent an emergency appendectomy, and his duties were handled by offensive assistant Wes Phillips and others.

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Redskins fans booed and the Green Day song “Know Your Enemy” boomed through the speakers when Shaun Suisham came out to kick the extra point after the Cowboys scored a touchdown in the first quarter. Suisham returned to FedEx Field three weeks after he was cut by the Redskins following a couple of ill-timed missed field goals in the first Dallas game and against New Orleans. …

Safety Reed Doughty had the first interception of his four-year career when he picked off a deflected Tony Romo pass in the second quarter. But it was a costly play for Doughty, who injured his right ankle when he was tackled and left the game. …

Guard Mike Williams, who was recently converted from tackle, left the game in the second quarter with a toe injury. Linebacker Rocky McIntosh also left the game in the third quarter with a back strain.

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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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