Cowboys beat Redskins, 33-19: Five things to know

Cowboys beat Redskins, 33-19: Five things to know

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (90) and defensive end Tyrone Crawford (98) sack Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) at the end of the second quarter of an National Football League game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at FedEx Field in Hyattsville, Maryland.

It was a familiar sight for the Redskins all evening.

Thing is, the injuries weren't just along the offensive line.

The Washington offense performed a little better through the air, with Kirk Cousins finishing with 263 yards and a touchdown against an interception. The Redskins are now 3-4 on the year.

The Cowboys committed a whopping eight penalties in the game.

The Redskins were without three injured offensive line starters, including Pro Bowlers Trent Williams and Brandon Scherff.

Third-string left tackle T.J. Clemmings replaced Williams, but he needed help off the field in the fourth quarter thanks to an ankle injury.

The drop off was steep.

After posting three straight games with three touchdown passes in each, Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott failed to score against the Redskins' defense.

It was a pass interference call that set up the Redskins' final score of the day with just over four minutes to play. Elliott was suspended six games in August for alleged incidents of domestic violence, but has been allowed to play to this point.

It was the last brutal mistake in a game full of Redskins' mistakes. The cause? A bad snap that holder Tress Way struggled to get down.

The Redskins would get deep into Cowboys territory as Nick Rose attempted a 36-yard field goal, but his try was blocked before Orlando Scandrick turned it into an 86-yard return.

Crawford wasn't done causing havoc.

To start the third quarter, it was takeaway, rinse, repeat for the Cowboys. Despite getting deep into Redskins territory three times during the frame, the Cowboys only came away with three field goals.

With the ruling that could decide Elliott's fate for the 2017 season coming as early as Monday, the Cowboys' running back churned for 150 yards at a 4.5 yards-per-carry clip. Elliott nearly torched the Redskins for another touchdown, only to see a 27-yard run called back for holding.

On the next possession, Chris Thompson fumbled on the kickoff return, setting up another Nugent field goal to make it 20-13. Elliott scored his second touchdown two plays later.

The Redskins' makeshift offensive line faced pressure from the very first snap, but was surprisingly effective initially. It looked like Ezekiel Elliott quickly turned it into a touchdown, but Dallas was called for holding on a score by the running back.

Although the Cowboys were playing on the road, they had a significant advantage Sunday.

The Redskins would slowly get the ball moving just before and after the two-minute warning.

It wouldn't be a Redskins game without more injuries.

Tight ends Niles Paul (concussion) and Jordan Reed (hamstring) exited.

It was somewhat of a sloppy game Sunday.



Related Posts

More showers tomorrow in Tamil Nadu, 5 dead in rain-related incidents
In Chennai , Nungambakkam weather station recorded 12 cm rainfall while Meenambakkam Airport 17 cm. Two-wheeler riders and pedestrians were affected the most due to waterlogging.

Putin arrives in Tehran
The three presidents will hold the second trilateral meeting between leaders of Iran, Azerbaijan Republic, and Russian Federation .

Katrina Kaif looks fierce in the new still of Tiger Zinda Hai
How do you still stay neutral and calm, and figure out the best possible way to counter and survive in such a situation. A new picture of Katrina has now emerged where she is seen wielding a gun - in line with her character of a spy.

Bergdahl apologises to those hurt looking for him
Allen is a master sergeant in the National Guard and was shot in the head and paralysed while on a mission to recover Bergdahl. The wound left him with a traumatic injury that left him unable to speak, walk, or do everyday tasks without assistance.

Phil Neville lambasts Chelsea's decision to sell Nemanja Matic to Manchester United
The Frenchman is in line to start against United's depleted engine room, which should feature ex-Chelsea playmaker Nemanja Matic. The Special One takes on the Blues - who sacked him twice - at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Everton fans react on Twitter to Nuno speculation
Everton have contacted Nuno as ONE OF the potential candidates to replace Koeman. Below are some of the best comments from the fans of the Premier League club.

Earnings Analysis Of CSX Corp. (CSX)
In case of Revenue Estimates, 17 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for CSX 2.9 Billion. This buyback authorization allows the transportation company to purchase up to 1% of its stock through open market purchases.

The Starbucks Holiday Cups Are Officially Here — ALERT
The company had asked customers to share their cup drawings and 1,200 artwork suggestions were submitted over an eight-day period. Since Starbucks launched holiday cups in 1997, its red cups have become a holiday mainstay - and a source of controversy.

Petrol, diesel to cost more in Qatar in November
He also ended the part played by Ministry of Finance in raising or decreasing petroleum goods' prices. Motorists will have to fork out 4 cents more per litre of petrol come Wednesday, November 1.

Utah nurse gets $500000 in blood arrest row
The patient was an off-duty Idaho reserve police officer driving a semi-trailer when he was hit by a man fleeing police in a ute. The video went viral, drawing ire from healthcare officials and social media users.

© 2015 ExpressNewsline. All Rights reserved.