Cowboys Top Redskins in Slop Fest
The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins can get ugly at times and so was the playing conditions on Sunday Afternoon in Landover Maryland. The field conditions were sloppy and it was raining all game long. The Dallas Cowboys prevailed in a 33-19 victory over the Washington Redskins.
With the Cowboys trailing 3-0 in the first, Ezekiel Elliott scored on a 13-yard touchdown run. Later in the first, Rob Kelley scored on a 1-yard rush for the Redskins. He finished with 19 rushing yards on eight carries and a score.
With the Cowboys trailing 13-7 in the second quarter, Dallas blocked a field goal attempt and they returned it to the five-yard line. On a couple of plays later, Elliott scored on a 1-yard rushing touchdown. Elliott finished with 150 rushing yards on 33 carries and two touchdowns. Elliott's appeal of his six game will be going to a federal courtroom on Monday Afternoon in New York. It could decide the fate of the Dallas Cowboys season.
With the Redskins trailing 26-13 in the fourth quarter, Josh Doctson caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins. That was his only reception of the game. Cousins completed 26-of-39 passes for 263 yards one touchdown and a interception. Jamison Crowder was the Redskins leading receiver with 9 catches for 123 yards receiving.
Late in the game, Byron Jones picked off Cousins and he returned it 21 yards for a touchdown. Dak Prescott completed 14-of-22 passes for 143 yards. Dez Bryant led the Cowboys in receiving with four catches for 39 yards.
The Cowboys will head home to face the Kansas City Chiefs (5-2) next Sunday and the Redskins will travel to Seattle to face the Seahawks (5-2) next Sunday.