Watch a battle for playoff spots between NFC East arch-rivals the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins live online in Week 13 of NFL Monday Night Football. A win for Washington puts the team surprisingly in control of the division and would make them the only team in the weak division with a 0.500 record.
But for the Cowboys, despite coming into the game with a record of 3-8, a win would place them just one game off the division lead and right in the thick of the playoff hunt — a possibility that seemed unbelievable when they lost seven straight games in a streak that ended just two weeks ago.
Of course, all of those losses came without injured quarterback Tony Romo, who is now out for the season despite a brief comeback that saw the Cowboys snap their skid, beating the Miami Dolphins, only to see Romo go down again the following week.
Watch a preview of the Dallas-Washington confrontation — the latest installment in one of the greatest National Football League rivalries, going back to 1960 — in the video below, courtesy of the CBS Sports NFL Today panel of football experts.
If the Cowboys are going to get the better of the division-leading, 5-6 Redskins, they’ll need to do it with veteran backup quarterback Matt Cassell again under center. In four starts for the Cowboys this year, Cassell completed 87 of 139 pass attempts with five touchdowns, but he had five interceptions as well, as Dallas dropped all four of those games.
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Perhaps the only cause for optimism on Cassell’s part is that he should, for the first time in 2015, have a healthy Dez Bryant to target as a wide receiver. The 27-year-old First Team 2014 All-Pro reportedly made it through two full practices in the past week for the first time since leaving the first game of the season with a broken foot.
To find out how to watch the Week 13 NFL Monday Night Football game, Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, live online, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. at FedEx Field in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Landover, Maryland — 5:30 Pacific Time.
If the Cowboys are going to miraculously lift themselves back into playoff contention with a win over Washington, they’ll be forced to beat Washington in FedEx Field, where the home team has won five straight games. In fact, all five of the team’s wins this season occurred there.
Fourth-year, 27-year-old quarterback Kirk Cousins has been nearly unstoppable at home, tossing 10 touchdown passes during the five-game streak without a single interception.
The Monday Night Football game will mark the 111th showdown between the two rivals, with the Cowboys getting the upper hand in the 55-year series, winning 65 times against 43 for Washington, with two games ending in ties.
To watch the Week 13 NFL Monday Night Football game live online, the Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, use the stream provided by WatchESPN at this link. Note that due to NFL contractual requirements, the game will not be available via the WatchESPN app on smartphones. However, it will be streamed live not only on traditional computers, but also on set-top internet boxes sites Roku and Apple TV, as well as on tablets, such as the Apple iPad.
Fans who do not have credentials to log in to WatchESPN can watch the game via the Sling TV internet package at this link. The package, which includes a variety of channels — including ESPN — costs $20 per month and can be accessed on mobile devices with the Sling TV app as well as on computers and some set-top devices. Sling TV offers a seven-day free trial, so subscribers can choose whether or not to keep the service after they watch the Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins game live online.
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