Call it a victory.
The Redskins entered Sunday's game minus three starters on the offensive line and one of their top backups. They proceeded to watch two more offensive linemen get hurt during the game.
"It's mind-boggling. I just hope these guys get well," Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said of the injuries along the offensive line. "These guys lay it all on the line, they practice hard ... they get themselves ready to play. It's just one after the other."
It wasn't just the offensive line that took a hit. The Redskins lost two of their three tight ends, including Jordan Reed, as well as a couple of players on defense, including defensive end Matt Ioannidis, who suffered a fractured hand.
"We were limited to one group and had to add some more groups in case something happened to (tight end) Vernon Davis," Gruden said of the offense. "We had to talk about our four-receiver sets and our three-receiver sets with two backs and had to coach those up in the locker room."
Veteran safety D.J. Swearinger said he has never seen anything like this.
"I've never been on a team -- (and) I've been on four teams -- with this many guys injured," he said. "I think, as players, we have to take care of our bodies better and do a better job. We can say it is the training staff. We can say it is the weight room. It's us.
"We have got to get ourselves healthy. We have to be better. The guys that are coming in have to step up. We have injuries and we can't use that as an excuse."
With kicker Dan Bailey out several weeks with a groin injury, the Cowboys signed veteran free agent Mike Nugent earlier this week. After missing his first field-goal attempt, a 49-yarder early in the second quarter, Nugent nailed his next four attempts -- 36, 48, 27 and 37 yards -- through a hard rain.
"Yeah, he did a great job," Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said. "He's been in situations like this a lot in his life and it looks like the operation was really clean, even in challenging conditions, and he was money really throughout."
Nugent, in his 13th season, was signed after a competition with two other kickers. He spent his last six seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
"It's just fun to see the guys work the ball down the field," Nugent said. "I was very lucky to have more opportunities after the first one."
On a day they lost two tight ends, the Redskins needed more production from their wide receivers and the results were mixed.
Wide receiver Jamison Crowder led Washington with nine receptions -- on 13 targets -- for 123 yards, his best game of the season. Running back Chris Thompson was next with eight catches for 76 yards, followed by wide receiver Ryan Grant (five for 38).
But wide receiver Josh Doctson had one catch on three targets, though the catch was a 1-yard touchdown, and Terrelle Pryor Sr. was targeted once and the pass was incomplete.