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So far, it's a season for GM Scot McCloughan and the Redskins to embrace | Washington Post

The scene has repeated itself enough times that it's becoming part of the postgame routine. It happened after the Redskins rallied to shock the Eagles. It happened after they demolished the Saints. It happened again after they held off the Giants to take a share of first place in the NFC East.

As the winning players exit the field — still in uniform, bloody, dirty, reeking of sweat and grass — they're greeted with fistbumps and handshakes and full-on embraces by an excited man in a business suit. That would be the team's general manager, Scot McCloughan, who leaves his perch in a suite, comes down to the more comfortable field level, and transforms into a hugging machine.

Can Redskins beat the Romo-less Cowboys and stay on top? | CSN Mid-Atlantic
Can the Redskins (finally) string together a couple of wins? Watch Redskins Kickoff tonight at 7:30 p.m. on CSN+ before Skins-Cowboys.

Gameday Spotlight: Everybody | ESPN 980
The lights are brighter on Monday night. It’s Dallas week. The division is on the line. It’s a chance for the season’s first winning streak. The spotlight is big enough for everyone.

What They're Saying: Dallas Cowboys

On Thursday, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett and tight end Jason Witten spoke to the Washington, D.C., media about their upcoming matchup against the Redskins.

Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins matchup is meaningful to NFC East race - Monday NFL preview

NFL Nation previews what to watch for around the league Monday, including how 3-8 Dallas could win on Monday Night Football and be only one game out of the playoff chase.

Redskins' DeSean Jackson's speed scares defenses, helps teammates - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN

How much teams focus on DeSean Jackson is tough to gauge, but he is a constant headache for defenses.

Redskins' ascension to first place began with an attitude overhaul | Washington Post

The game is called credit-card roulette. And it's how the Redskins' defensive linemen settle the tab for their weekly dinners out in Ashburn. Each man throws his credit card into a hat. One by one, they're pulled out. The last card remaining pays.

Washington Redskins can grab control of NFC East by beating Cowboys - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPN
A week ago, it looked like the NFC East had become a two-team race. With the Eagles' win over the Patriots, that's no longer the case.

Pregame Primer: Redskins not overlooking last-place Cowboys - Washington Times
The Redskins are not taking Dallas lightly in their Monday Night Football matchup, despite the Cowboys' 3-8 record. Though Tony Romo is out, the Redskins know they'll still be tested as they try to tighten their grasp on the NFC East.

Charley Casserly breaks down Top 5 matchups in Redskins vs Cowboys | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Stopping Dez Bryant is a must for the Redskins to beat the Cowboys on Monday night. Charley Casserly breaks down the Top 5 matchups to watch for a 'Skins win!

Callahan Has Played Vital Role In Cowboys' And Redskins' Offensive Lines

As the Redskins prepare to face the Cowboys on Monday night, they'll both rely on the systems and schemes put in place by offensive line coach Bill Callahan.

Remembering 'The Monday Night Miracle' 10 years later | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Looking back at one of the most unforgettable games between the 'Skins and 'Boys, 10 years after it first electrified D.C.

Redskins notes: Father inspired Williams - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Redskins XTRA

Last year he even went to the Pro Bowl while injured, although he had to withdraw after starting the week of practices. He said that level of determination comes from his father.

Jean-Francois tweets Sean Taylor quote about Redskins-Cowboys | CSN Mid-Atlantic

With the Redskins set to take on the Cowboys, Ricky Jean-Francois has turned to a quote from Sean Taylor for inspiration.

A brief history of all 16 Redskins-Cowboys ‘Monday Night Football' games | Washington Post

The Redskins and Cowboys will meet Monday for the 17th time on "Monday Night Football," matching the Broncos-Raiders rivalry for the most common Monday night series in NFL history.