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Alfred Morris, Robert Griffin spur Redskins to first NFC East t…

Alfred Morris, Robert Griffin spur Redskins to first NFC East title since 1999

Rookie running back Alfred Morris ran for 200 yards and three touchdowns as the Washington Redskins closed out the 2012 NFL regular season with a 28-18 win over the Dallas Cowboys to clinch their first NFC East title since 1999. The 10-6 Redskins won se…
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  • Tony Romo crumbles when elite quarterbacks usually shine as Cow…

    Tony Romo crumbles when elite quarterbacks usually shine as Cowboys’ season comes to an end

    The Cowboys had their season ended at FedEx Field Sunday night, losing to the Washington Redskins 28-18. Here are my five thoughts on the Cowboys finishing the season at 8-8 and missing the playoffs for the fourth time in the last five years. 1.) Tony R…
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  • Redskins taking control in fourth quarter

    Redskins taking control in fourth quarter

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Redskins are about 10 minutes and on Tony Romo away from a playoff berth. The Redskins just took a 21-10 lead with 10:32 left in their play-in game with the Cowboys, on a 32-yard touchdown run by Alfred Morris. Granted, comebacks are nothing new for…
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  • NFL announces playoff schedule

    NFL announces playoff schedule

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    With tonight’s Cowboys-Redskins game set to crown the NFC East champion and finalize the postseason seedings, the NFL’s postseason schedule has been announced. For the second consecutive year, the playoffs will start with the Bengals at the Texans. Th
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  • Cowboys inactive players include four offensive linemen, NT Jay…

    Cowboys inactive players include four offensive linemen, NT Jay Ratliff

    dallasnews.com yahoo.com Dec 30, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. - Four of the 11 Cowboys offensive linemen on the active roster won’t play Sunday in their winner-take-all showdown against the Washington Redskins. Center Kevin Kowalski, guard David Arkin, guard Ron Leary and tackle Darrion Weems are a
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  • Inactives for Cowboys-Redskins

    Inactives for Cowboys-Redskins

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    LANDOVER, Md. -- DeMarcus Ware is playing. He said he would, in spite of shoulder and elbow injuries that are likely to limit him, but it's now official that the Dallas Cowboys will have their Pro Bowl pass-rusher for tonight's NFC East title game again…
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  • NFL Playoff Scenarios And Tiebreaks, So You Can Be Sure You're …

    NFL Playoff Scenarios And Tiebreaks, So You Can Be Sure You're Ignoring The Right Games

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    Week 17 is always an odd melange of completely unwatchable misery between mathematically eliminated teams, stop and start contests between teams that can't remember if they're playing for something, and impossibly intense games between teams that are fi…
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  • NFC East playoff scenarios refresher

    NFC East playoff scenarios refresher

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    By the end of this day, the Washington Redskins or the Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East champions. If the Redskins are the champs, and three other games break the right way, the New York Giants can make the playoffs as a wild-card team but the Cowboys ca…
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  • Video - GameDay: Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins highlights 05:42

    GameDay: Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins highlights

    Dec 30
    The Washington Redskins win the NFC East behind 200 yards and three touchdowns by rookie running back Alfred Morris. Check out all the highlights you might have missed.
  • Video - Nightmare night for Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo 00:55

    Nightmare night for Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo

    Dec 30
    Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo fails to get his team into the playoffs once again, as he throws three interceptions in a 28-18 loss to the Washington Redskins. Check out all three of his turnovers.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree 10-yard TD catch 00:20

    Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree 10-yard TD catch

    Dec 30
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo finds wide receiver Kevin Ogletree for a 10-yard touchdown catch.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten 9-yard TD 00:25

    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten 9-yard TD

    Dec 30
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo finds tight end Jason Witten for a 9-yard touchdown.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 30
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  • NFL playoffs -- The AFC is better than you think

    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • NFL playoffs -- The AFC is better than you think

    Dec 30
    Peyton Manning and Tom Brady appear headed for yet another memorable playoff collision.
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- NFC deep with gunners, runners

    Dec 30
    The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.