Murray was long gone by then, but reserve running back Joseph Randle punched home the dagger for Dallas with a 1-yard touchdown plunge to make it 31-16. The Redskins‘ defense, for the second time on a Cowboys touchdown, had little chance to stop it.
“Ain’t no moral victories, man,” Washington linebacker Bryan Orakpo said. “I don’t believe in that. We lost. We played well defensively. We did this and that and still lost. And it hurts.”