Redskins at Cowboys NFL Capsule Week 3

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (2-0) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (1-1)

SERIES

REDSKINS COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER   60-38-2
STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Shanahan: 4-2 Garrett: 1-0
LAST WEEK W 22-21 vs. Cardinals W 27-24 (OT) at 49ers
LAST GAME 12/19/10: Redskins 30 at Cowboys 33. Dallas K David Buehler connects on 39-yard FG with 50 seconds remaining as Cowboys thwart Washington comeback attempt.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/19/10
BROADCAST ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworksi, Jon Gruden, Ed Werder (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Dan Fouts, Steve Tasker (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Was.), 93 (Dal.).  XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Was.), 226 (Dal.).

STATS

PASSING Grossman: 46-77-596-4-2-90.6 Romo: 43-69-687 (3C)-4-1-108.8
RUSHING Hightower: 45-168-3.7-1 Jones: 26-69-2.7-1
RECEIVING F. Davis (TE): 11-191-17.4-1 Austin: 14 (T3C)-233 (2C)-16.6-4 (T1L)
OFFENSE 393.5 431.0 (2C)
TAKE/GIVE 0 -2
DEFENSE 319.5 283.0 (1C)
SACKS Neild (R): 2 Ware: 4 (1L)
INTs Fletcher, Kerrigan (R): 1 Ball, Lee: 1
PUNTING Rocca: 41.8 McBriar: 47.8
KICKING Gano: 14 (5/5 PAT; 3/5 FG) Bailey (R): 15 (6/6 PAT; 3/4 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: QB REX GROSSMAN passed for 322 yards & 4 TDs in last game vs. Dal.  Is 2-0 on MNF & had 114.4 rating in last MNF start (12/11/06 with Chi.). Ranks 3rd in NFC with 116.1 rating in 4th quarter…RB TIM HIGHTOWER rushed 20 times for 96 yards last week. When he has 14+ att. (incl. playoffs), his teams are 8-1 (2-0 with Was.). Rookie RB ROY HELU had career-high 74 yards & avg. 7.4 yards per carry last week…TE FRED DAVIS ranks 2nd in NFL among TEs with 191 rec. yards. Had 6 catches for 86 yards & TD last week. WR SANTANA MOSS had 8 catches for 72 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. Had TD catch last week. WR ANTHONY ARMSTRONG had 5 catches for 100 yards in last meeting. TE CHRIS COOLEY had career-high 3 TDs vs. Dal. (12/18/05). Since start of 2005, is 4th among TEs with 385 catches & 4,345 yards…LB BRIAN ORAKPO had sack & FF in Week 2. Is 3rd among players who began career in 2009 with 20.5 sacks. Rookie LB RYAN KERRIGAN had sack last week. LB LONDON FLETCHER had INT in Week 2…COWBOYS: Lead NFC in total defense (283 yards per game) & rank 2nd in total offense (431)…QB TONY ROMO has won 3 of past 4 starts vs. Was. Ranks 3rd in NFC with 687 pass yards. Aims for 3rd in row with 340+ yards, 2+ TDs & 100+ rating. In starts with 10+ att., when he has 100+ rating, team is 28-6 (.824). Has TD pass in club-record 20 consecutive games…RB TASHARD CHOICE had rush TD in last meeting. Rookie RB DE MARCO MURRAY had 6,718 total yards at Oklahoma & scored 65 TDs…TE JASON WITTEN aims for 3rd 100-yard game in row. Leads NFL TEs with 212 rec. yards. Since start of 2007, leads NFL TEs with 378 catches & 4,341 yards. Had 10 catches for 140 yards & TD in last meeting. WR-PR DEZ BRYANT had 2 rec. TDs in only MNF game (10/25/10 vs. NYG)…LB DE MARCUS WARE has 10 sacks in past 5. Aims for 6th in row with sack. Since start of 2006, has 76 sacks, most in NFL. Has 9 sacks in past 10 vs. Was.


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One Response to “Redskins at Cowboys NFL Capsule Week 3”

  1. TakeoSports says:

    The main question is : Does Tony Romo feels a lot of pain or not? I already know he will play but the pain factor is huge. I will get an answer on Friday. As for the Redskins-Cowboys game, divisional matchup on the road is a huge task for any team. Redskins will have to make less mistakes than vs Arizona. Many says the American team (Cowboys) are overatted, but this year, the hype about them must just be correct! Anyways, here’s a blog about this upcoming game, Romo’s status and Hall’s comment (attempt to hurt Romo!)

    http://takeosports.com/pls/apex/f?p=TAKEOSPORTS:blog_entry:0::::P8_ID_BLOG:32