The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (2-5) at DALLAS (6-1)
Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 7 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Redskins 2-5, Cowboys 5-2
SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 64-42-2
LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Redskins 24-23, Dec. 22, 2013
LAST WEEK — Redskins beat Titans 19-17; Cowboys beat Giants 31-21
AP PRO32 RANKING — Redskins No. 27, Cowboys No. 2
REDSKINS OFFENSE — OVERALL (5), RUSH (21), PASS (4)
REDSKINS DEFENSE — OVERALL (7), RUSH (12), PASS (8)
COWBOYS OFFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (1), PASS (14)
COWBOYS DEFENSE — OVERALL (14), RUSH (16), PASS (12)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — This is 16th Monday night meeting between Cowboys and Redskins, second in frequency behind Raiders-Broncos (17). … Washington has dropped seven straight prime-time games and is 4-15 on Monday nights since 2000. … Redskins haven’t won NFC East game since beating Dallas in 2012 regular-season finale with playoff berth on line. They’re also trying to win consecutive games for first time since finishing 2012 with seven straight wins. … Cowboys can win seventh straight for second time since 1993. They last did it in 2007. … Redskins QB Colt McCoy could start in first appearance at home of Cowboys since Texas beat Nebraska for 2009 Big 12 championship to qualify for national title game. … Alfred Morris has six TDs rushing against Cowboys, most of any active player. He has averaged 121 yards per game against Dallas, but doesn’t have 100-yard game this season. Morris has just three of his 10 career 100-yard games since getting career-high 200 against Dallas in 2012 finale. … Redskins DT Jason Hatcher faces Cowboys for first time after spending first eight seasons with them. … Redskins tied for league lead with Jacksonville with 15 turnovers, and tied for last with Jets in turnover differential at minus-9. … Kai Forbath of Washington and Dallas’ Dan Bailey have combined to make 149 of 165 career field goals, a success rate of 90 percent. With 100 made field goals, Bailey recently qualified as most-accurate kicker in league history at 91.2 percent (103 of 113). … Bailey was rookie in first home game when he made all six FGs in 18-16 Dallas win last time these teams faced off on Monday night in 2011. He has made all 14 tries in six games against Washington. … Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray leads NFL with 913 yards rushing, seven TDs and is first player in history with seven 100-yard games to start season, beating Jim Brown’s mark. … Dallas QB Tony Romo has won seven of past 10 starts against Redskins, including last season when he threw winning TD pass to Murray on fourth down to keep playoff hopes alive. Romo was playing with back problem that required surgery five days later. … Cowboys’ Dwayne Harris had 86-yard punt return for touchdown and 90-yard kickoff return to set up another score at home against Redskins last year. He was third player in NFL history with punt and kickoff returns of at least 85 yards in same game. … Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick has two of six career interceptions against Redskins. … Dallas coach Jason Garrett moved out of tie with Bill Parcells and Wade Phillips and is fourth on team’s career coaching list with 35 victories. He’s behind Tom Landry (250), Jimmy Johnson (44) and Barry Switzer (40).
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