By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Washington Redskins began their season with a win. They defeated their rivals, the Dallas Cowboys in the season-opener, 13-7, at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.
The Redskins snapped their three-game losing streak in the series. Their last win came in a 26-24 win over the Cowboys on September 28th, 2008.
With the win, the Redskins improved to 1-0 on the season. The Cowboys fell to 0-1.
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Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb went 15 of 32 for 171 yards.
Clinton Portis had 18 carries for 63 yards. Chris Cooley had six receptions for 80 yards.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo went 31 of 47 for 282 yards. He had one touchdown pass.
Marion Barber had eight carries for 39 yards. Miles Austin had 10 receptions for 146 yards and a touchdown.
The Cowboys outscored the Redskins 7-3 in the second half. Romo hit Austin for a four-yard touchdown reception.
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Redskins kicker Graham Gano made a 49-yard field goal.
At halftime, Washington led 10-0. DeAngelo Hall picked up a fumble and returned it for a 32-yard touchdown.
Gano also made a 29-yard field goal.
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