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Open Thread: Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys

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Discuss the Redskins at Cowboys game with your fellow Chargers fans here.

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Cowboys have a history of dominating Washington on Thanksgiving - Harry Lyles Jr.
The first time these two teams met on Thanksgiving was back in 1968, and the Cowboys won the first six matchups:

  • 1968 - Cowboys 29, Washington 20
  • 1974 - Cowboys 24, Washington 23
  • 1978 - Cowboys 37, Washington 10
  • 1990 - Cowboys 27, Washington 17
  • 1996 - Cowboys 21, Washington 10
  • 2002 - Cowboys 27, Washington 20
  • 2012 - Washington 38, Cowboys 31

NFL playoff picture 2016: Cowboys vs. Washington highlights a big Thanksgiving - Blake Schuster
With the best record in the NFL, Dallas can’t really hurt its chances here, though the young team beating a division rival for the second time this season would certainly add to its legitimacy as a contender. What the Cowboys can do is take another big step toward locking up the division title and a first-round bye. A loss for Washington won’t knock it out of a playoff spot just yet, but it’ll put the race for the sixth seed within a half-game, much tighter than it prefers.