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DAL 56, WAS 14: Everybody Scores as Cowboys Crush Washington

Few games get more one-sided than what we saw tonight in Dallas. The Cowboys scored in almost every way possible to lay a 56-14 beatdown on the Washington Football Team.

Dallas had been officially named Champions earlier in the evening when the defeated the , clinching the strength of victory tiebreaker for the Cowboys over the . But despite this big news before kickoff, Dallas still brought it's A-game and likely knocked Washington out of the race.

The Cowboys scored six offensive touchdowns, one on , and one for the complete team victory. But perhaps the biggest single moment was CB getting his 11th interception to tie for the franchise record.

That was the biggest moment for the defense but hardly the only one. had a pick-six off a tipped ball plus a sack for a huge game. recorded his 13th sack of the year and teammates , , , and all got in on the fun as well.

Golston's top highlight came on special teams, recovering a blocked punt in the endzone for a score. The Washington punt was blocked by RB Corey Clement and knocked sideways where Chauncey easily grabbed it for the touchdown.

Unlike recent weeks, the Cowboys didn't let other groups steal the show. was back to his old self with an amazing 324 yards and four touchdowns in just the first half alone. Prescott added just six more passing yards in the third quarter, barely playing before Dallas put in and other backups.

had seven catches for 85 yards and a touchdown in a nice return to notoriety. Prescott also hit , , and OT for his other scoring throws.

Even Rush and the backups added to the big day. WR Malik Turner took a short pass 61 yards and was tackled in the redzone, but Cooper found him again a few plays later for a touchdown.

The win moved Dallas up to 11-4 and kept them as the #2 seed in the . They're currently in a three-way tie with the and , trumping both teams currently thanks to their superior record in NFC games.

Now the Cowboys prepare for next Sunday's meeting with the ; a game which could have significant playoff-seeding impact for both teams.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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