This weekend's game between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys feels like deja vu to me. About this time last year, NBC snatched the Cowboys' regular season finale because it was "win or go home" for both teams. Only this year it's not the New York Giants led by a ferocious pass rush—it's the Washington Redskins led by the #2 overall draft pick, Robert Griffin III.
Thanksgiving Day's contest paved the way for a second quarter of epic proportions. RGIII and the Redskins put up 28 points and forced Dallas to play from behind the rest of the game.
This weekend's game will not have the same narrative if Rob Ryan and the Dallas defense have anything to say about it.
Here are six keys to the game for Dallas: