In Week 4, the Redskins handed the Cowboys their first loss of the season, 26-24, at Texas Stadium.
Washington has defeated Dallas three straight times at home but still trails in the overall series, 56-37-2. See a breakdown of the last five meetings.
Both teams had byes.
Keep your eye on ...
Romo's return to action: With Tony Romo out the last three games, Dallas' offense disappeared. The team went 1-2 during that stretch, averaging just 14 points per game. The Cowboys are hoping that Romo's broken finger is completely healed and that he will energize a struggling unit.
Moss vs. Newman: Throughout his Redskins tenure, WR Santana Moss has feasted on the Cowboys. In his past three games against Dallas, Moss has 25 catches for 381 yards and two touchdowns. It will be up to Newman, who is finally healthy after missing the last five games, to stop Moss and perform better than he did in Week 4 when the Redskins wideout burned him for eight receptions and 145 yards.
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Cowboys WR Terrell Owens has scored a touchdown in three consecutive games against Washington. ... Dallas LB DeMarcus Ware has had a sack in five straight outings vs. the Redskins. ... DeAngelo Hall will make his Redskins debut after being cut by the Raiders last week.