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Redskins Vs. Cowboys: Missed Field Goal By David Buehler Leaves Redskins In The Lead

The Dallas Cowboys looked poised to tie the game at 3-3, but a missed 34-yard field goal by David Buehler was a fortunate but perhaps fitting end to the drive.

The Redskins thought they had stopped the Cowboys on third down, but the drive was extended by a controversial Unnecessary Roughness penalty on London Fletcher.

The first big decision of the game came when the Redskins accepted an offensive pass interference penalty inside the 10-yard line. Declining the penalty would have resulted in a Cowboys fourth down, but accepting the penalty moved the ball back to the 16, where Buehler would miss a field goal just two plays later.

Highly touted rookie wide receiver Dez Bryant has three catches for zero yards so far.