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Redskins’ vs. Cowboys’ All-Division Team

Posted by Brian Tinsman on November 17, 2011 – 11:37 am

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Five-game losing streak.  Five players on Dan Graziano’s ESPN NFC East Blog All-Division Team.  Coincidence?

Yes.

This is the Week 11 installment of the best in the East, and it’s pretty much the same overall list as last week, with the exact same Redskins getting recognized:

Fullback: Darrel Young, Redskins (Young)

Center: Will Montgomery, Redskins (Montgomery)

Inside linebacker: London Fletcher, Redskins; Sean Lee, Cowboys (Fletcher, Lee)

Kick returner: Brandon Banks, Redskins (Banks)

Punt returner: Brandon Banks, Redskins (Banks)

So this week, going up against a divisional opponent, I thought it might be good to look at the type of of top talent that the Cowboys will be bringing on Sunday.

Here are the eight Cowboys that cracked Graziano’s list:

Tight end: Jason Witten, Cowboys (Witten)

Right tackle: Tyron Smith, Cowboys (Smith)

Defensive tackle: Jay Ratliff, Cowboys; Cullen Jenkins, Eagles (Ratliff, Linval Joseph)

Outside linebacker: DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys; Mathias Kiwanuka, Giants (Ware, Kiwanuka)

Inside linebacker: London Fletcher, Redskins; Sean Lee, Cowboys (Fletcher, Lee)

Cornerback: Terence Newman, Cowboys; Corey Webster, Giants (Newman, Webster)

Safety: Kenny Phillips, Giants: Gerald Sensabaugh, Cowboys (Phillips, Sensabaugh)

Kicker: Dan Bailey, Cowboys (Bailey)

It will be interesting to see Redskins tight end Fred Davis and Witten on the same field on Sunday.  Witten has been one of the best in recent years, but Davis could be better, and he may need to be on Sunday.  With so many Redskins receivers out of commission, Davis will need to produce.

Ryan Kerrigan should see matchup against Tyron Smith on Sunday, making it one of the more exciting rookie battles of the day.  The last Redskins sack of Tony Romo came from the right side, with defensive end Adam Carriker bringing him down in Week 3.

Sean Lee could still be recovering from his dislocated wrist on Sunday, but he’s having a big year, and he had a big game against the Redskins in Dallas.  He finished the day with eight tackles and two interceptions, and will have to be monitored on Sunday.

If Redskins fans didn’t know Dan Bailey before Week 3, they certainly knew him after.  Six field goals and 18 points later, he was all the offense that the Cowboys needed, and his performance relegated starting kicker David Buehler to kickoff duty.

This Sunday’s game will feature half of the NFC East’s best players, and lots of head-to-head matchups to look for.  A Redskins win could add to their Week 12 list; a loss could add to the Cowboys.


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2 Responses to “Redskins’ vs. Cowboys’ All-Division Team”

  1. By Robert on Nov 17, 2011 | Reply

    Not to split hairs, but wouldn’t that still be four players?

  2. By Brian Tinsman on Nov 17, 2011 | Reply

    @Robert-

    Or is it split personality?

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