- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

DALLAS (11-4) at WASHINGTON (4-11)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Cowboys by 5

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 9-6, Washington 5-10

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 64-43-2

LAST MEETING - Redskins beat Cowboys 20-17, OT, Oct. 27, 2014

LAST WEEK - Cowboys beat Colts 42-7; Redskins beat Eagles 27-24

AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 4, Redskins No. 26





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys have won three straight to clinch 18th NFC East title and first since 2009. Would earn first-round bye with losses by Seahawks and Cardinals. Other bye scenarios would require one or more NFL games to end in a tie on Sunday. … Cowboys have chance to go 8-0 on road for first time in franchise history. … Dallas RB DeMarco Murray leads NFL with 1,745 yards, needs 29 to break Emmitt Smith’s franchise record of 1,773 in 1995. Murray rushed for 58 yards vs. Colts one week after breaking left hand a week earlier vs. Eagles. … Cowboys WR Dez Bryant leads NFL with 14 touchdown catches. Needs one to tie Terrell Owens’ franchise record from 2007. … Dallas QB Tony Romo’s passer rating of 114.4 is sixth on NFL single-season list. Peyton Manning’s 2013 season is fifth at 115.1. … Cowboys convert 48.1 percent on third downs, tied for league lead. … Dallas defense allowed 1 yard rushing vs. Colts, has allowed fewer than 90 against five of past six opponents. … Redskins have clinched last place in NFC East for sixth time in seven seasons. … Washington QB Robert Griffin III has won two of three starts vs. Dallas. … Redskins completing 66.6 percent of passes, on pace to break team mark of 65.8 percent in 2012. … Washington RB Alfred Morris (4.54) on pace for highest season rushing average in team history. … Redskins rank first in NFL in average yards after catch (6.9). … Washington WR DeSean Jackson tops league in yards per catch (20.1). … Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan second in NFC with 13½ sacks.


AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide