DALLAS, TX – Well, it’s safe to say what Washington Redskins fans are thankful for this year.
Rookie Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns as the ‘Skins beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Thanksgiving Day.
Washington led 28-3 at the half and 35-13 early in the fourth quarter before Dallas engineered an ultimately futile comeback attempt. Tony Romo was 37 of 62 for 441 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions in defeat.
Tom McCarthy and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Robert Griffin III connects with Aldrick Robinson for a 7-3 lead)
(Alfred Morris’ 1-yd TD run puts Washington up 14-3)
(RGIII finds Pierre Garcon for a 59-yd score and a 21-3 edge)
(Santana Moss’s touchdown grab makes it 28-3 Washington)
(Dallas cuts it to 28-13 as Tony Romo hits Dez Bryant for an 85-yd score)
(Griffin’s fourth TD pass of the day is to Niles Paul and Washington lead 35-13)
(Romo finds Felix Jones and it’s cut to 35-21)
(Romo’s 11-yd TD pass to Bryant reduces the deficit to 35-28)
(Postgame recap from Tom McCarthy and Tony Boselli)