Cowboys Stay in Playoff Race With Badly Needed Win Over Redskins December 1, 2017 A productive night from Alfred Morris — 27 carries for 127 yards and a score — was among the positive signs Thursday for the Cowboys. Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys needed any kind of win. It didn’t need to be pretty. It didn’t need to be dominating. They just needed a win Thursday. They got it by beating the Washington Redskins 38-14.