The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. One minute later, Washington took the lead on a 26-yard interception return for a touchdown. In one of the biggest upsets in NFL history, the Redskins defeated the Cowboys in Dallas, 13-7. Dallas finished 6-10. He completed 11 of 18 passes for 152 yards and two interceptions, but that was good enough to win on a night when Tony Dorsett was out-gained by Washington’s Lionel Vital, who was cut by the Redskins in training camp the previous year. Postscript: The Redskins made the playoffs with a 9-7 record, but lost in the division round to the 49ers. “We had some opportunities to win and we didn’t take care of it. “Every play in the game was like a civil war,” Redskins Coach George Allen said. Johnson was sacked as time expired on the Redskins’ last-ditch drive. Redskins 9, Cowboys 5 | Box Score | Game Story. With three seconds remaining, Joe Theismann took the snap at the Redskins 15 and jogged backwards with the ball held high. » Cowboys: 43-33 Davis’s second touchdown gave Washington a 21-3 lead early in the third quarter. A scoreless game gave way to a Cardinals offensive blitz thanks to a pair of Ezekiel Elliott fumbles. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. We’re so proud of the Redskins, and what a game for the nation to see!”. You also agree to our Terms of Service. … I don’t think we’ve ever had a team that showed more character than tonight. PHOTOS: Redskins vs. Cowboys Through The Years December 11, 1966, Redskins win 34-31. 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. This content is currently not available in your region. Dallas went 12-4 and lost to the Steelers in the Super Bowl. Postscript: The Redskins finished 5-11. One of the NFL's oldest and most-storied franchises, the Washington Redskins were founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves. The former Texas star also ran for a touchdown that gave the Redskins a 17-10 lead early in the third quarter. If I get the chance again, I’ll be in the third seat of the second row with it.”. “That’s one of the great moments for me,” Gibbs said. Dallas was driving for a potential game-winning touchdown, but Danny White’s fourth down pass bounced out of Kelvin Edwards’s hands inside the Redskins 5-yard line to seal the upset. 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. On January 22nd, 1983 the Washington Redskins defeat the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC title game. “Every play we gave a little more blood. “We just hung in there, and knew all we needed was a couple of plays to turn this game around,” Moss said. All-time records on Monday Night Football: Cowboys backup quarterback Craig Morton, who replaced the injured Roger Staubach in the third quarter, drove Dallas to the Washington 4-yard line with less than a minute remaining, but the Redskins defense held on three consecutive plays before Houston’s game-saving tackle. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Brunell was 25 for 43 for 325 yards in defeat. This is another game that was one sided, this time in the other team’s favor. “I’m going to have to go back in and count the problems we have. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. Rookies lead Cowboys to 10th straight, 31-26 over Redskins. On January 31st, 1988 the Redskins beat the Broncos in Superbowl XXII. Sept. 27, 2004 – FedEx FieldCowboys 21, Redskins 18 | Box Score | Game Story. Dorsett finished the game with 153 yards. “At the end of the day, you either find a way to win, or you don’t,” Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said. Review our, who was on work-release from a prison sentence, gave the 2-5 Redskins a chance against the 6-1 Cowboys. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. Emmitt Smith, who was involved in a contract dispute, did not play. “I wish I had longer to enjoy this one because this is one I’d really enjoy. “Nothing. Tyson Thompson returned the ensuing kickoff to the Washington 48-yard line. “It’s a great team win, a big win on the road. Seven of the 16 games have been decided by three points or less, including the last five. Flashback: Stanfel Named a Hall of Fame Finalist, Flashback: A Forgotten Redskins-Eagles Game,  Flashback: Petitbon A Master of Adjustments, Flashback: Petitbon Honored With Ring of Fame Induction, Flashback: Huff Had His Revenge vs. Giants, Flashback: When Riggins Played For the Jets, Flashback: Two Playoff Runs Ended In Seattle. On December 31st, 1972 the Washington Redskins defeat the Dallas Cowboys to win the NFC Title on New Years Eve. Sept. 9, 1985 – Texas Stadium Oct. 19, 1987 – Texas StadiumRedskins 13, Cowboys 7 | Box Score | Game Story. Here's what to know from Week 6. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. Check out these photos of the Washington Redskins appearing in past Super Bowls. The Redskins finished 17-2 in 1991--the franchise's most wins ever in one season. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. “In the presence of President Carter, the Washington Redskins rolled out their most potent weapon of all — a dominant defense that spelled doomsday for the Dallas Cowboys last night at RFK Stadium,” The Post’s Leonard Shapiro wrote. Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman threw for a touchdown, Smith rushed for a touchdown, and Kelvin Martin had a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown.

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