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Cowboys, Redskins both rolling for Thanksgiving showdown

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Kirk Cousins was rolling going into his previous visit to Dallas with Tony Romo sidelined, just as the Washington quarterback is this season. The Cowboys have an answer this time in rookie Dak Prescott, who’s been so good that Romo didn’t get his job back when the 36-year-old completed his recovery from a preseason back injury. Dallas, at an NFL-best 9-1, is looking for its first 10-game winning streak in the same regular season in another Cowboys-Redskins matchup on Thanksgiving.…

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Aaron Rodgers, Packers bounce Redskins from playoffs

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Things did not start well for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, but the NFL’s reigning MVP still finished off the Washington Redskins on Sunday. After missing seven of his first eight passes, Rodgers completed 20 of his final 28 for 199 yards and two touchdowns to lead Green Bay to a 35-18 victory in an NFC Wild Card game. While Rodgers struggled, Washington’s Kirk Cousins came out firing, leading Washington to an 11-0 lead early in the second…

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Bucs have Jameis Winston; Redskins not sure what they have at QB

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In Jameis Winston, taken No. 1 overall in this year’s draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers figure they’ve found their starting quarterback for this season — and many seasons to come. When it comes to the most important position on an NFL team, the Washington Redskins — the Bucs’ hosts on Sunday — really have no idea what they’ve got. Robert Griffin III, who went No. 2 overall in 2012, was dropped to third string and has been in uniform once…

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Jarvis Landry’s punt return carries Dolphins over Redskins 17-10

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Jarvis Landry returned a punt 69 yards for a touchdown with 10:22 left to give Miami its first lead, and the Dolphins held on to beat the Washington Redskins 17-10 Sunday. Landry’s score broke open a tight game in which the Redskins amassed more yards and dominated the time of possession but could not pull away. Kirk Cousins went 21 for 31 for 196 yards and two interceptions for Washington. Robert Griffin III was inactive after only recently recovering from…

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