LANDOVER, Md. - The Washington Football Team broke a five-game losing streak Sunday afternoon in their 25-3 win against the Dallas Cowboys.
The win puts Washington (2-5) at second place in the NFC East.
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It was Washington's defense that was first to get points on the board. Landon Collins's strip-sack of Andy Dalton was recovered by Dalton Schultz in the end zone, leading to a safety that gave Washington a 2-0 lead.
With 3:48 remaining in the first quarter, Washington scored its first touchdown of the game on a 12-yard run by Antonio Gibson to take a 9-0 lead. The Cowboys managed a 45-yard field goal by Greg Zuerlein at the end of the first quarter to trail 9-3.
In the second quarter, Kyle Allen connected with Terry McLaurin on a 52-yard touchdown pass that was followed by an unsuccessful two-point conversion attempt and Washington took a 15-3 lead. Later in the quarter, Allen had a 15-yard touchdown pass to Logan Thomas that gave Washington a 22-3 lead at halftime.
Neither team scored a touchdown in the second half . A 30-yard field goal by Dustin Hopkins at the start of the fourth quarter marked the final points scored and Washington beat Dallas 25-3.