Redskins vs Cowboys Week 12 Capsule

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (4-6) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (5-5)

SERIES

  REDSKINS COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER   62-38-2
STREAKS   6 of past 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Shanahan: 4-4 Garrett: 3-0
LAST WEEK W 31-6 vs. Eagles W 23-20 (OT) vs. Browns
LAST GAME 11/20/11: Cowboys 27 at Redskins 24 (OT). Dallas QB Tony Romo throws 4th-quarter TD passes to WR Laurent Robinson (7) & TE Jason Witten (59).
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/26/11: Cowboys 18, Redskins 16. Dallas rookie K Dan Bailey converts 6 FGs, including game-winning 47-yarder with 1:47 remaining, tying rookie record for most in single game.
BROADCAST FOX (3:15 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Tom McCarthy, Tony Boselli, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (DGR), 92 (Was.), 86 (Dal.). XM: 88 (DGR), 225 (Was.), 226 (Dal.). 

STATS

PASSING Griffin III (R): 186-277-2,193-12-3-101.0 (3C) Romo: 265-394-2,916-13-13-86.2
RUSHING Morris (R): 184-869-4.7-5 Murray: 75-330-4.4-1
RECEIVING Morgan: 32-334-10.4-0 Witten (TE): 73 (1C)-636-8.7-1
OFFENSE 379.7 367.4
TAKE/GIVE +10 (3C) -9
DEFENSE 383.8 318.0
SACKS Kerrigan: 5.5 Ware: 10 (2C)
INTs Hall: 3 4 tied: 1
PUNTING Rocca: 43.9 Moorman: 43.8
KICKING Forbath: 39 (12/13 PAT; 9/9 FG) Bailey: 77 (20/20 PAT; 19/21 FG)

NOTES

REDSKINS: Play 1st Thanksgiving game since 2002…QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III had career-high 4 pass TDs last week. Completed 14 of 15 (93.3 pct.), highest comp. pct. by QB with 4+ pass TDs since HOFer STEVE YOUNG (1994). Griffin is 1st QB in NFL history with 3+ TD passes of 60+ yards & rush TD of 60+ yards in season…RB ALFRED MORRIS is 2nd among rookies with 869 rush yards. Griffin (613) & Morris are 1st rookie QB-RB duo to each rush for 500+ yards. Morris has 75+ rush yards in 8 of 1st 10 NFL games…WR SANTANA MOSS had 61-yard TD last week. Has 4 TDs in past 4.

WR ALDRICK ROBINSON had career-long 49-yard TD catch last week…In last game vs. Dal., LB LONDON FLETCHER had 16 tackles, sack & FF. CB DE ANGELO HALL had 11 tackles in last meeting. Since 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is only NFL player with 10+ sacks (13) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). Had sack in last game vs. Dal…COWBOYS: Are 28-15-1 on Thanksgiving, including 5-1 in past 6…QB TONY ROMO is 6-0 as starter on Thurs. (5-0 on Thanksgiving), completing 124 of 184 (67.4 pct.) for 1,676 yards with 18 TDs vs. 5 INTs for 117.5 rating. Is 21-3 (.875) in career during Nov. with 110.5 rating. Is 5-1 in past 6 vs. Was…RB FELIX JONES aims for 3rd in row with TD. When RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 18+ att., Cowboys are 7-0. Has 856 rush yards (122.3 per game) in those 7 games…TE JASON WITTEN has 65 catches (9.3 per game) in past 7. Since 2007, has 517 catches, most by NFL TE. WR DEZ BRYANT had career-high 145 yards (12 catches, TD) last week. WR MILES AUSTIN aims for 3rd in row vs. Was. with TD. Bryant (735), Austin (727) & Witten (636) can be 1st Cowboys trio with 1,000+ rec. yards in season…LB DE MARCUS WARE has 5 sacks in past 4 vs. Was. Has 35.5 sacks in past 29. Since 2006, has 101.5 sacks, most in NFL. Has 10 sacks for 7th consecutive season, tying HOFers LAWRENCE TAYLOR & BRUCE SMITH for 3rd-longest streak. Has 5 sacks in past 4 on Thanksgiving.


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