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Washington-Cowboys Monday Stats Pack

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The Washington Football Team celebrates a touchdown from Jonathan Williams during its game against the Dallas Cowboys. (Emilee Fails/Washington Football Team)

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A list of stats and notes from the Washington Football Team's 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, presented by BDO by the Numbers, as compiled by Washington Football Team Public Relations.

GENERAL

  • The Washington Football Team fell to the Dallas Cowboys, 27-20 at FedExField.
  • It was Washington's first loss to the Cowboys since December 29, 2019.
  • Washington scored 20 second-half points, the most they have scored in the second half of a game since they scored 24 against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving last season.
  • Washington returned an interception for a touchdown for the second-consecutive game against Dallas. It is the first time the team has recorded a pick six in back-to-back games against the Cowboys since October 14th and December 9, 1984.
  • Washington's defense tallied multiple interceptions for the third time this season.
  • Washington recorded 100 rushing yards for the fourth-consecutive game and ninth overall this season.

OFFENSE

  • QB Taylor Heinicke completed 11-of-25 passes for 122 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He also rushed three times for eight yards.
  • Heinicke's 43-yard touchdown pass to WR Cam Sims was his sixth TD pass of 25-plus yards this season.
  • QB Kyle Allen made his first appearance of the season and was four-of-nine for 43 yards.
  • RB Antonio Gibson had 10 rushes for 36 yards (3.6 avg). He added two receptions for five yards.
  • WR Cam Sims had three catches for 69 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown grab. It was the longest touchdown reception of Sims' career.

Defense

  • S Landon Collins recorded his first-career multi-sack game He also added his first interception since September 20, 2020 at Arizona.
  • It was the first time this season a safety has recorded 2.0 sacks and an interception in a single-game and was the first in the NFL since 2006 when Arizona Cardinals S Adrian Wilson accomplished the feat. It is only the ninth time in NFL history a safety has had multiple sacks and an interception in a single game per Stathead.
  • LB Cole Holcomb recorded his second interception of the season. He returned it 31 yards for his first NFL touchdown. It was Washington's first pick six since DE Montez Sweat recorded one on Thanksgiving last season against Dallas.
  • Holcomb is the first Washington inside linebacker to record an interception returned for a touchdown since London Fletcher did so on October 21, 2007 against Arizona.
  • DT Jonathan Allen had a sack of eight yards, two quarterback hits, and a tackle for loss. Allen now has 7.5 sacks this season. He is now 0.5 sacks away from tying his career-high.
  • DT Daron Payne registered six tackles (five solo), including one for a loss and notched one sack. Payne now has 3.5 sacks on the season and is 1.5 away from tying his single-season career high of 5.0 in 2018.

Special Teams

  • P Tress Way had seven punts for 356 yards (50.9 avg.) with three punts inside the 20 yard line and a net average of 47.3.
  • Way's seven punts were the most he has had in a single-game since also hitting seven punts against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 13 of the 2020 season.
  • Way has pinned three-plus punts inside the 20-yard line in three-consecutive weeks. It is the first time Way has accomplished that feat since Week 7-9 of the 2018 season.
  • Way's 356 total punt yards was the most he has had in a single-game since recording 398 against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 14 of the 2020 season.

Snap Counts

OFFENSE (68 snaps)

Table inside Article
PlayersPlaysPercentage
Cornelius Lucas68100%
Ereck Flowers68100%
Brandon Scherff68100%
Charles Leno6291%
Tyler Larsen4972%
John Bates4871%
Taylor Heinicke4871%
Antonio Gibson4668%
Adam Humphries4262%
DeAndre Carter4059%
Cam Sims4059%
Terry McLaurin3349%
Ricky Seals-Jones3146%
Dyami Brown2334%
Kyle Allen2029%
Keith Ismael1928%
Curtis Samuel1421%
Jaret Patterson1218%
Jonathan Williams1015%
Saahdiq Charles69%
Sammis Reyes11%

Defense (85 snaps)

Table inside Article
PlayerPlaysPercentage
Cole Holcomb85100%
Kendall Fuller8499%
William Jackson III8499%
Bobby McCain8296%
Kamren Curl7184%
Landon Collins7184%
Daniel Wise7082%
Daron Payne6779%
Matt Ioannidis6172%
Shaka Toney5261%
Jonathan Allen4654%
Bunmi Rotimi4452%
Jamin Davis4047%
Danny Johnson2833%
Tim Settle2732%
David Mayo1720%
Will Bradley-King45%
De'Jon Harris11%
Jeremy Reaves11%

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