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Who Has The Edge? Breaking Down Redskins, Cowboys Matchups
Redskins Pass Offense vs. Cowboys Pass Defense: Trent Williams considers DeMarcus Ware, who is fourth in the NFL with 10 sacks, his biggest challenge. Dallas is allowing 211.4 passing yards, the sixth-best mark in the league. Edge: Even
Redskins Run Offense vs. Cowboys Run Defense: Dallas has allowed just two players to run for more than 100 yards this season, but will face Robert Griffin III’s option attack on only three days of preparation. Edge: Redskins
Cowboys Pass Offense vs. Redskins Pass Defense: The loss of Brandon Meriweather to a torn ACL in his right knee is tough for the Redskins, especially after the safety was so productive in his debut. Dez Bryant caught 12 passes last week, more than in his previous four games. Edge: Cowboys
Cowboys Run Offense vs. Redskins Run Defense: Oft-injured running back DeMarco Murray has missed the last five games and Felix Jones is also hobbled, which could leave the running game in the hands of Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner. Edge: Redskins