'Skins Drop it in Dallas

Suisham missed a 39-yard attempt

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    Suisham can't believe his eyes.

    Prince George's County may very well be the only place where the Redskins will be getting any love this week, and it won't be for their 3-7 season or their single digit loss against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday either.

    The game started out well, with Shaun Suisham giving the Redskins a 6-0 lead by making field goals of 45 and 31 yards. But he missed a 39-yard attempt shortly before halftime and a 50-yarder that would've made it 9-0 with 7:06 left.

    Instead, Tony Romo led only a single scoring drive, hitting Patrick Crayton for a 10-yard touchdown pass with 2:41 left, and it was enough to give Dallas a 7-6 victory over Washington to preserve first place in the NFC East.

    That victory also kept the Cowboys' record of not getting shut out by the 'Skins in their previous 98 meetings intact.

    Washington quarterback Jason Campbell, meanwhile, lost his chance to pull out the victory when a pass was tipped by Stephen Bowen and intercepted by Anthony Spencer with 1:52 left. He got the ball back for a final heave and it fell incomplete about 35 yards from the end zone.

    Romo and the Cowboys were awful on offense for a second straight week, but still managed to eke out a win. A loss, on the other hand, might've been especially stunning since the Redskins (3-7) were down to third-stringers at running back and right guard -- and came in without their expensive defensive tackle and a star tight end.