How many times have the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins played on Thanksgiving Day?

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Through the 2016 season, the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins have played eight times on Thanksgiving Day. The Cowboys have a 7-and-1 record in those games. The results are as follows (Dallas victories in bold):

  • Nov. 28, 1968 -- Dallas 29, Washington 20 (at The Cotton Bowl).
  • Nov. 28, 1974 -- Dallas 24, Washington 23 (at Texas Stadium).
  • Nov. 23, 1978 -- Dallas 37, Washington 10 (at Texas Stadium).
  • Nov. 22, 1990 -- Dallas 27, Washington 17 (at Texas Stadium).
  • Nov. 28, 1996 -- Dallas 21, Washington 10 (at Texas Stadium).
  • Nov. 28, 2002 -- Dallas 27, Washington 20 (at Texas Stadium).
  • Nov. 22, 2012 -- Washington 38, Dallas 31 (at Cowboys Stadium).
  • Nov. 24, 2016 -- Dallas 31, Washington 26 (at AT&T Stadium).
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