Had the Dallas Cowboys dropped their Week 6 Sunday night matchup with the Washington Redskins, they would have fallen to 2-4 and third place in the NFC East. Instead, they took down the Redskins 31-16 and climbed to 3-3, tied with the Philadelphia Eagles for first place. Just as important, Washington is now 1.5 games out of first at 1-4.
It was a great sign for Dallas that it could win despite relatively little offense. Quarterback Tony Romo and Co. could muster only 218 yards of total offense. When that happens, the Cowboys will lose 99 times out of 100. Well, this was that hundredth time, and the 'Boys were able to get the win due to outstanding defense and special teams play.
Read on for individual position grades for Dallas after the big win. Each position will be graded as a whole using a combination of game stats and early film study results.