What Rivalry?

For the 14th time in the last 15 meetings, the Cowboys have beated their bitter NFC East rivals.<BR>

Rookie Patrick Crayton was responsible for getting Bill Parcells yet another win over Joe Gibbs.

Crayton caught a 15-yard pass on 4th-and-10 before hauling in a 39-yard touchdown with 30 seconds remaining as the Dallas Cowboys rallied for a 13-10 victory over the Washington Redskins.

It marked the 14th time in the last 15 meetings that the Cowboys have beat their bitter NFC East rivals.

The Redskins lured Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs out of retirement to help end their struggles against the Cowboys. But Gibbs now has lost his last eight matchups against Parcells, the coach of the Cowboys, including a sweep this season.

Crayton was the unlikely hero in Dallas' lastest win of the series. A seventh-round pick, Crayton had only five catches coming into the contest. But with Dallas facing a 4th-and-10 at its own 25, Vinny Testaverde found Crayton to keep the drive going with 53 seconds left. Five plays later, Testaverde, who was soundly booed by the Texas stadium crowd earlier, connected with Crayton down the right sideline for the go-ahead score.

Washington had a chance to send the game into overtime but Jeff Chandler, playing for the injured John Hall, fell short on a 57-yard field goal attempt as time expired.

Washington erased a 6-3 deficit when Ramsey hit tight end Robert Royal for a five-yard TD with 6:44 to go. Ramsey, who threw for 158 yards with 2 interceptions, was 7-of-7 during the touchdown drive.

The 41-year-old Testaverde played the entire game, despite hints that second-year man Tony Romo would get some playing time. He was 23-of-39 for 234 yards with one interception in the end zone by cornerback Shawn Springs that drew the ire of Cowboys' fans.

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