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Sunday night’s victory over Dallas drew a raucous crowd of 82,845.

“Had a couple games there where it was Giants and Ravens where they had a lot of fans, man. I was disappointed, but our fans were strong today,” nose tackle Barry Cofield said. “Hopefully, they’ll be strong again next week.”

Ratings record

Sunday night’s Redskins-Cowboys game for the NFC East title was the most-watched regular-season NFL prime-time game in the past 15 years, according to overnight ratings released by NBC.

The Redskins‘ 28-18 victory drew an 18.3 overnight rating and 30 share, breaking NBC’s previous regular-season prime-time record set during Week 1 between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos.

The rating in Washington (44.6 rating, 68 share) is the highest ever in this market for a prime-time game. The Nielsen Company began tracking ratings in 1987.

The national rating also was the best for a Redskins-Cowboys game in 19 years.

Extra Points

• Third cornerback Cedric Griffin will return to practice this week. He completed his four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Mike Shanahan said he’ll gauge Griffin’s condition in practices before determining whether to move him from the reserve/suspended list to the active roster. Griffin, at 6-foot, is Washington’s second-tallest cornerback.

• The Redskins‘ opponents for the 2013 season were set after Sunday night’s win.

Washington will host: Dallas, New York Giants, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Kansas City and San Diego.

Washington will visit: Dallas, New York Giants, Philadelphia, Green Bay, Minnesota, Atlanta, Denver and Oakland.

The Redskins play San Francisco and Atlanta because they finished in first place. Their other 14 opponents are the same as the rest of the NFC East‘s.

Dates and times for the games won’t be determined until April.