Redskins fall to Ware, Cowboys

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys returned to the playoffs
Sunday night, dominating their 100th meeting with the Washington
Redskins and setting up an NFC East title showdown with the
Philadelphia Eagles.

Tony Romo threw for 286 yards, Jason Witten had a career-long
69-yard reception to set up a score, and the defense pitched the
rivalry's first shutout in six years in a 17-0 win over the

The victory eliminated the New York Giants from playoff
contention and gave the Cowboys a jinx-bursting late-season winning
streak. After starting 0-2 this month, Dallas recovered to win
back-to-back December games for first time since 2003.
The Cowboys (10-5) will host the Eagles (11-4) in next week's
regular-season finale.