The return of Tony Romo allowed the Dallas Cowboys to find the win column for the sixth time this season. With a 14-10 victory over the Washington Redskins, both teams now have records of 6-4. The Cowboys and Redskins are half a game ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles, but trail the New York Giants by three games.
Tony Romo completed 19 of 27 passes for 198 yards, throwing his only (and winning) touchdown pass to Martellus Bennett with 10:36 left in the 4th quarter; this touchdown pass was the only score of the second half. As for Washington’s Jason Campbell, he went 22-of-34 for 162 yards, throwing his only touchdown pass to Mike Sellers midway through the 1st quarter. Romo was picked off twice while Campbell threw just one interception.
Marion Barber ran the ball 24 times for 114 yards, finding the Redskins endzone with 1:01 left in the first half. Barber picked up 66 of those 114 yards in the 4th quarter alone, during which the Cowboys had the ball for 10:52.
Facing a 4th-and-2 with just over a minute left in the game, Marion Barber ran to the right side of the field and picked up three yards, good enough to preserve the Cowboys’ 4-point victory over their NFC East rival.