Alfred Morris established the ground game, but it wasn't enough to avoid a difficult loss for the Redskins against the Cowboys, 31-16, at AT&T Stadium.
Robert Griffin III went 19 for 39 for 246 yards passing, no touchdowns, one pick and one fumble. Tony Romo ended up going 18 of 30 with 170 yards passing, one touchdown and one pick for the Cowboys.
Morris was a standout player for the Redskins, rushing for 81 yards on 16 attempts while adding a touchdown. In the third quarter, he broke free for a 45-yard score. Jordan Reed caught four passes for 58 yards.
The Washington defense did its part in the loss, giving up just 48 yards rushing and 165 passing while grabbing one interception. They got to Romo once for a sack.
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray churned out 29 yards rushing, 21 receiving and one touchdown.
The Redskins are at home to take on the Bears (4-2) next week while the Cowboys travel to Philadelphia to meet the Eagles (3-3).
|Redskins Passing Leaders|
|D+||68||R. Griffin II||19||39||217||0||1|
|Cowboys Passing Leaders|
|Redskins Rushing Leaders|
|D+||68||R. Griffin II||QB||9||77||8.6||0|
|B||86||R. Helu Jr.||RB||6||42||7.0||0|
|Cowboys Rushing Leaders|
|Redskins Receiving Leaders|
|Cowboys Receiving Leaders|