The Cowboys have won three straight games – all with Cooper Rush as the starter

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But it's the defense that is also carrying the Cowboys during this stretch without Dak Prescott.

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But it's the defense that is also carrying the Cowboys during this stretch without Dak Prescott.

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The Cowboys beat the Commanders for the first time, dominating on defense for a 25-10 win.

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I thought Trevon Diggs played an incredible game – he always seems to do that against Washington. But overall, this defense is looking nasty.

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It was a winnable contest for the Cowboys and, while they didn't make it easy on themselves at times, they were able to do exactly what they needed to and bully Carson Wentz into a bad game

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one skewed by a touchdown and a lot of late-game yardage with the contest out of reach - moving to 3-1 on the season.

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The run game was a big factor in the Cowboys' previous two wins. You can argue that wasn't the case Sunday against Washington — they ran for only 62 yards and averaged 2.1 per carry

but that's not looking at the larger picture. Offensive coordinator Kellen Moore was persistent with it again — 29 attempts — and the threat of the run opened up plays downfield