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NFC East Roundup: Week 6 in the books

Here’s a look at the Eagles, Cowboys, and Redskins after their Week 6 games:

Washington Redskins (3-2, 0-0 NFC East)

• Washington beat Carolina, 23-17, at home to remain on top of the NFC East by half a game.  

• Quarterback Alex Smith threw for 163 yards and two touchdowns, one to tight end Vernon Davis and the other to wide receiver Paul Richardson. 

• With running back Chris Thompson inactive, Adrian Peterson carried the ball 17 times for 97 yards.

• Cornerback Josh Norman forced a fumble and had an interception in the first half of the victory to go along with five tackles.  

• Inactives for the game included WR Jamison Crowder, DB Troy Apke, RB Chris Thompson, DB Adonis Alexander, OT Geron Christian Sr., OG Shawn Lauvao, and DT Caleb Brantley. 

• Next: The Redskins will host the Cowboys at home on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. in an important divisional matchup.

Philadelphia Eagles (3-3, 1-0 NFC East)

• The Eagles defeated the Giant, 34-13, at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night.

• Quarterback Carson Wentz went 26 of 36 for 278 yards and three touchdowns, while wide receiver Alshon Jeffery had eight catches for 74 yards and two touchdowns.  

• With running back Jay Ajayi on injured reserve, the Eagles had 3.5 yards per carry on 31 attempts (108 yards). 

• Left tackle Jason Peters left the contest with a bicep injury, and cornerback Sidney Jones suffered a hamstring injury. Peters is considered day-to-day while Jones is week-to-week. 

• Inactives for the game included RB Darren Sproles, OT Jordan Mailata, OT Matt Pryor, DB Corey Graham, LB Nate Gerry, LB D.J. Alexander, and DT Haloti Ngata.

• Next: The Eagles return home on Sunday to take on the Panthers at 1 p.m.

Dallas Cowboys (3-3, 1-0 NFC East)

• Dallas defeated Jacksonville at home, 40-7.  

• Quarterback Dak Prescott had a bounce-back game, throwing for 183 yards and two touchdowns while also rushing for 82 yards and a score. 

• Wide receiver Cole Beasley had nine catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns, the only player on the team with more than two catches. 

• Cornerback Chidobe Awuzie, defensive tackle Maliek Collins, and defensive tackle David Irving were active for the game after being hurt the past couple of weeks. The trio combined for three tackles, one sack, and two QB hits. 

• Inactives for the game included DT Caraun Reid, LB Joe Thomas, LB Sean Lee, TE Dalton Schultz, OG Xavier Su’a-Filo, WR Brice Butler, and QB Mike White.

• Next: The Cowboys head to Washington for a divisional matchup against the Redskins on Sunday at 4:25 p.m.

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