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Washington linebacker Cole Holcomb returns in interception 31 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of a 27-20 loss to Dallas.

The Dallas Cowboys built a 24-0 lead and staved off the host Washington Football Team's fourth-quarter rally to earn a 27-20 win Dec. 12 at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.

Dallas (9-4) increased its lead in the NFC East to three games over Washington (6-7) and Philadelphia (6-7) with four weeks remaining in the regular season.

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Washington players rejoice in the end zone after Cole Holcomb returned in interception for a touchdown.

After losing for the first time in its last five games, Washington is one of five NFC teams at 6-7 vying for a wild card spot.

In the midst of five five consecutive NFC East games to close the regular season, Washington will play three of its next four games on the road.

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Dallas receiver Amari Cooper hauls in a 7-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter to help the Cowboys build a 24-0 halftime lead.

Washington travels to Philadelphia to face the Eagles on Dec. 19 before heading to Dallas for a rematch against the Cowboys in Week 16.

More photos by Jeff Scudder

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