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Redskins hold off Cowboys, 38-31

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) is knocked to the ground by the Redskins' Jarvis Jenkins. Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) is knocked to the ground by the Redskins' Jarvis Jenkins.

By SCHUYLER DIXON
AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Thursday.

The Heisman Trophy winner from Baylor made the Cowboys (5-6) look like an overmatched college team during the decisive second quarter in his first trip to Texas as a pro.

Griffin was 8 of 8 for 178 yards with three touchdowns to key the first 28-point quarter in 13 years for the Redskins (5-6). The rookie became the first Washington quarterback to throw four touchdown passes in consecutive games.

Tony Romo lost for the first time in six starts on Thanksgiving, despite a career-high 441 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a career-long 85-yarder to Dez Bryant.

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