The Bad: How many times can we say Commanders defense before it gets old?
0: 0 represents the number of points the Washington Commanders scored in the second half, finishing their drives with a turnover on downs, punt, turnover on downs, turnover on downs, an interception returned for a touchdown, and the end of the game.
0 also represents the number of times the offense got into the red zone in the second half and the number of fourth-down conversions the Commanders had all game. 0:00 is also the amount of time the Dallas Cowboys have trailed at home this season, and Washington did nothing to change that.
13: The Commanders defense gave up 13 big plays (passes of 15+ yards/runs of 10+ yards) against the Cowboys, four of which directly resulted in touchdowns. The defense gave up passes of 15 (2), 16, 18, 24, 25, 31 (2), 34, and 35 yards and runs of 10, 14, and 27 yards. Those 13 plays represented over 68 percent of Dallas' total offense in the game.
6-0: Dak Prescott is now 6-0 at home against Washington, during which time he has 17 touchdowns and no interceptions. The quarterback finished the game with 331 passing yards, four touchdowns, and a 142.1 passer rating against the Commanders - complete domination from start to finish.
2: Sam Howell has now thrown pick-sixes two weeks in a row. He had a one last time out late in the fourth quarter, which ended any chances of a comeback.
This week, Howell threw a pick-six to DaRon Bland, who made history with his NFL-record fifth interception taken to the house this season. Even if the signal-caller doesn't make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the ball from his interception might make its way to Canton.
With the next two games against the Miami Dolphins and Los Angeles Rams, Commanders fans will get a chance to reminiscence about what could have been, facing off against two former Washington assistants in Mike McDaniel and Sean McVay.
Adding insult to injury is the fact that the Commanders just did something that hadn't been done in 57 games.
It's going to be a long 10 days before the team's next game against the Dolphins.