- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

DALLAS (3-8) at WASHINGTON (5-6)

Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

OPENING LINE - Redskins by 3 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cowboys 3-8, Redskins 5-6

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 65-41-2

LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Redskins 44-17, Dec. 28, 2014

LAST WEEK - Cowboys lost to Panthers 33-14; Redskins beat Giants 20-14

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 26, Redskins No. 14

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (11), PASS (27)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (15), PASS (7)

REDSKINS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (22), PASS (19)

REDSKINS DEFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (27t), PASS (13)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - 17th Monday night meeting between Dallas and Washington, tied with Denver vs. Oakland for most meetings between two opponents on a Monday. … Redskins enter tied with New York Giants for first place in NFC East. … Cowboys haven’t won a game this season without QB Tony Romo, who is sidelined with a broken collarbone. … QB Matt Cassel starts in Romo’s place. … Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has 4 TDs in past three games against Redskins. He leads NFL with 43 TD catches since 2012. … Jason Witten needs two catches to become second TE in NFL history with 1,000 catches. Also ranks second in yards receiving at the position (11,010). … Cowboys defense has intercepted six passes this season; only four teams have fewer. … The Redskins have won their past five home games, part of a 5-1 home record this season, vs. 0-5 on the road. … During that home streak, QB Kirk Cousins has thrown for 10 TDs and zero INTs, with a 121.2 passer rating, and run for 3 TDs. … When Cousins is picked off at least once, Washington is 0-6; when he avoids an interception, the team is 5-0. … WR DeSean Jackson’s 63-yard TD catch last week was his 19th of at least 60 yards, tied for the fourth-most in NFL history. … Redskins defense is allowing 126.6 yards rushing per game; only four teams are allowing more. Redskins also giving up 4.7 yards per carry. … Fantasy tip: Redskins TE Jordan Reed had eight catches for 98 yards last week and has caught five TD passes in the last five games.

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