The Redskins beat the defending Super Bowl Champion Cowboys by a score of 26-3. Washington and Dallas have split their 16 Monday night matchups since 1973. Take a look back at the Redskins' 1987 Super Bowl victory over the Denver Broncos, 42-10! Postscript: The win was the highlight of a dismal 4-12 season for the Redskins, while the Cowboys rebounded to win the NFC East with a 12-4 record. the official stats partner of the NFL. One of the NFL's oldest and most-storied franchises, the Washington Redskins were founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves. The first “Monday Night Football” meeting between the longtime rivals was a classic, and it wasn’t decided until Redskins safety Ken Houston brought down Cowboys running back Walt Garrison inches shy of the goal line with 24 seconds left. Former Giants, Sam Huff intercepts a pass with 20 seconds left to set his team up with a field goal. Dan Bailey made six field goals for the Cowboys, including the go-ahead 40-yarder with 1:52 to play. Pro Bowl right guard Zack Martin suffered a concussion in the first quarter of the Cowboys' game against the Cardinals and was ruled out to return. The Cowboys had touchdown drives of 80, 80 and 84 yards on their first three possessions and built a 21-10 halftime lead, but the Redskins overcame that deficit and injuries to four starters to improve to 2-0. Werder explains the history of Bryant-Norman beef. MVP Doug Williams engineered a second-quarter offensive explosion that remains unparalleled in NFL postseason history. Take a look back at the Redskins' 1991 Super Bowl victory over the Buffalo Bills, 37-24! Cowboys vs Redskins Rivalry Analysis They both met 114 times. 1968: Cowboys 29, Redskins 20 With Sonny Jurgensen sidelined by the flu, Jim Ninowski started at quarterback for the Redskins at the Cotton Bowl. Marcas Grant breaks down his picks for players worth a look on the fantasy waiver wire following Week 6. An ugly game ended in bitter defeat for the Redskins, who were looking to improve to 3-0. Pro-Football-Reference utilizes Official NFL data for current NFL seasons. Postscript: Dallas recovered to win NFC East with a 12-4 record and won their second straight Super Bowl. Theismann was under heavy pressure all night and finished 19 for 34 for 190 yards. Returning home with the backdrop of "Monday Night Football" hanging overhead naturally raises the stakes. Washington took a 16-9 lead on a Rex Grossman touchdown pass to Tim Hightower in the third quarter, but the Redskins wouldn’t score again. Dallas lost in the division round to the Packers. I shouldn’t have done that. “At the end of the day, you either find a way to win, or you don’t,” Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said. History. The game is best remembered for the quarterback hit by Redskins defensive end Dexter Manley that sent Cowboys' quarterback Danny Whiteinto the locker room shortly before halftime knocking him out for the rest of the game, and defensive tackle Darryl Grant's interception retur… Dallas went 12-4 and lost a wild-card game. Relive the Redskins first Super Bowl victory against the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII, through game highlights and interviews from the team. The Ring of Fame includes 51 members of the most hallowed names in Redskins history. Anthony Wright and Emmitt Smith led the Cowboys into position for Seder’s game-winning kick. This week in Redskins History the Redskins advance to Superbowl in 1988 off of a Doug Williams pass to Gary Clark in the endzone for a 17-10 win. On January 31st, 1988 the Redskins beat the Broncos in Superbowl XXII. “It was their day. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. This loss was the Cowboys' eighth of ten straight losses to start the season. Postscript: The Redskins finished 8-7-1, but missed the playoffs. Oct. 13, 1997 – Jack Kent Cooke StadiumRedskins 21, Cowboys 16 | Box Score | Game Story. A whole lot, given Andy Dalton & Co.'s performance against Arizona. All-time records on Monday Night Football: Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray improved to 7-0 all time at Dallas' AT&T Stadium, a run of success dating to his high school years competing for the Texas state championship. Take a look back at the Redskins' 1982 Super Bowl victory over the Miami Dolphins, 27-17! The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. “That was very, very nice,” Petitbon said. That was a great job by our guys. “I wish I had longer to enjoy this one because this is one I’d really enjoy. Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Redskins. “We were just thinking what we could have done if we had just made some play, but time ran out.”. Oct. 2, 1978 – RFK Stadium The rivalry began in 1979 when Harvey Martin threw a Funeral Wreath into the Redskin’s locker, which to them depicted their upcoming loss. We use cookies and other technologies to customize your experience, perform analytics and deliver personalized advertising on our sites, apps and newsletters and across the Internet based on your interests. Postscript: Both teams finished the regular season 10-4. Prior to the game the stadium physically shook as a capacity crowd of 54,000 chanted "We Want Dallas!" » Cowboys: 43-33 The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Do you have a sports website? The Cowboys finished second in the division and advanced to the NFC championship, where they lost to the Eagles. The Cowboys’ game-winning drive included a 30-yard Tony Romo completion to Dez Bryant on third-and-21 after Jim Haslett dialed up a blitz. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and delivered every morning. Postscript: The Redskins improved to 8-3 after an overtime win against the Giants on Nov. 12, but lost their last five games of the season and missed the playoffs. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. But the fact of the matter is we’re still 3-5 and have a long way to go. This is another game that was one sided, this time in the other team’s favor. On December 21st, 1975 Charley Taylor became the NFLs all time reception leader and ended up in the Hall of Fame. The top 5 Redskins players in passing, rushing, receiving, scoring, and more! Dallas did not make the playoffs. Or write about sports? The Redskins’ defense of their Super Bowl title got off to a sloppy start. Tyson Thompson returned the ensuing kickoff to the Washington 48-yard line. The Redskins defense held Emmitt Smith to 61 yards on 17 carries. In a brutal matchup of 0-4 teams, Tim Seder’s 26-yard field goal as time expired gave Dallas its eighth straight win over the Redskins. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. Sept. 19, 2005 – Texas StadiumRedskins 14, Cowboys 13 | Box Score | Game Story. You can help by adding to it. It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the Monday Night Miracle. “I’m going to have to go back in and count the problems we have. In the second quarter Washington got 35 points in just 18 plays. The decisive 42-10 victory on Jan. 31, 1988, was the Redskins' second championship in five years. Trailing 13-0 with four minutes to play, Brunell completed a 39-yard touchdown pass to Santana Moss on fourth and 15. Emmitt Smith rushed for 139 yards and Kelvin Martin had a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown for the Cowboys, who sacked Mark Rypien twice and limited Washington to 75 yards rushing. The team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933, and in 1937, the team relocated to Washington, D.C. and immediately won the first of its five World Championships. At a very young age, Kingsbury began drawing up plays on napkins and whiteboards, and he has been expanding on his ideas ever since. The Redskins and Cowboys will meet Monday for the 17th time on “Monday Night Football,” matching the Broncos-Raiders rivalry for the most common Monday night series in NFL history. Over 200 Redskins players have made appearances in the Pro Bowl since 1950. Sept. 26, 2011 – Cowboys StadiumCowboys 18, Redskins 16 | Box Score | Game Story. The Cowboys also missed the playoffs at 8-8. Grossman fumbled on Washington’s next possession. Redskins vs. Cowboys Monday Night Football By the Numbers, Record: 8-8Total Points: Cowboys 302, Redskins 278Average Score: Cowboys 18.9, Redskins 17.4Longest Winning Streak: Cowboys, three games (twice). In Super Bowl XXII in San Diego, the Redskins turned a 10-0 first-quarter deficit to John Elway and the Denver Broncos into a 35-10 halftime lead. Dallas finished 6-10. Review our, who was on work-release from a prison sentence, gave the 2-5 Redskins a chance against the 6-1 Cowboys. No one gave the 2-5 Redskins a chance against the 6-1 Cowboys — not on the road, not with Colt McCoy starting at quarterback. Seven of the 16 games have been decided by three points or less, including the last five. Washington is 3-7 on Thanksgiving, including a 1-7 record against the Cowboys. Stephen Davis replaced Allen and ran for 94 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries. Relive the Redskins third Super Bowl victory against the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI, through game highlights and interviews from the team. Washington Redskins host the Dallas Cowboys, the Cowboys lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion Redskins. Theismann threw five interceptions on his 36th birthday before being replaced by backup Jay Schroeder, who threw an interception on his first snap that was returned for a touchdown. It is perhaps the most famous play in Washington Redskins history: John Riggins' 43-yard touchdown run in Super Bowl XVII carved him a spot in football immortality in the Redskins' 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 30, 1983. Cowboys 17, Redskins 3 | Box Score | Game Story, Redskins fan booed the home team during a loss that The Post’s Dave Kindred wrote was “so dull, so lifeless, so blah, it seemed choreographed by plumbers, not the imaginative artists that have made a decade of Dallas-Washington games so memorable.”. But, after a shaky start, Kyler Murray, a native of Bedford, Texas, settled in and turned in in 262 total yards and three total TDs in a 38-10 Arizona victory. “The guys Mr. Cooke and [General Manager] Bobby [Beathard] got for me are everything you could ask for.”. “We just whipped them at the line.”. On December 31st, 1972 the Washington Redskins defeat the Dallas Cowboys to win the NFC Title on New Years Eve.

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