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Who Has The Edge? Breaking Down Cowboys, Redskins Matchups
Redskins Pass Offense vs. Cowboys Pass Defense: Dallas has intercepted only seven passes this season, which is tied with Kansas City for the fewest in the NFL. Pierre Garçon had five catches for 93 yards and a touchdown while playing just half the snaps. Edge: Redskins
Redskins Run Offense vs. Cowboys Run Defense: With 104 yards, Alfred Morris will set the Redskins’ single-season record for rushing yards, surpassing the 1,516 yards gained on the ground by Clinton Portis in 2005. Edge: Redskins
Cowboys Pass Offense vs. Redskins Pass Defense: Dez Bryant has 808 receiving yards and 10 touchdown receptions over the last seven games, including nine catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns last week against New Orleans. Edge: Cowboys
Cowboys Run Offense vs. Redskins Run Defense: DeMarco Murray is averaging 64.3 rushing yards and has three touchdowns in his four games back from injury. The Cowboys ran 11 times for 35 yards on Thanksgiving. Edge: Redskins