Cowboys Defeat Washington 31-16
The Cowboys showed Washington our own version of a shutdown in last night’s 31-16 victory. Steve Kemble has all the scoop in today’s Ride’em Cowboy Report.
What a happy birthday present for 71-year-old Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones. Last night’s victory puts the Cowboys in a shared lead for first place in the NFC East with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Cowboy’s wide receiver Dwayne Harris had a good night. In the 2nd quarter, he made an 86-yard punt return for a touchdown. In the 3rd quarter, his 90-yard return in the Washington 15 set the ‘Boys up for a 21-9 lead.
The controversy surrounding Washington’s team name came to Dallas. Bob Costas thought that halftime at the Cowboys/Redskins game was a great time to bring up that Washington should change their name. He called the name “an insult, a slur.” Despite the controversy, Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder holds firm that he won’t change the name, according to Huff Post.
Former Cowboys’ defensive linemen received his Pro Football Hall Of Fame Ring during a ceremony during halftime.
Tony Romo’s wife, Candice, has become a camera darling this season. Every time, Romo does something great, the cameras turn to a shot of Candice.
Next week, we play Philadelphia, with whom we are tied with for first place in NFC East. Hold off on the Philly Cheesesteaks and the cream cheese this week.