Rebirth of Cowboys-Redskins rivalry?

De facto NFC East championship game could jump-start duel for new generation

Updated: December 30, 2012, 6:50 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- After Sunday's loss to New Orleans, DeMarco Murray was asked whether he knew much about the Dallas Cowboys' rivalry with the Washington Redskins.

"Nope," he said matter-of-factly.

It's not Murray's fault. After all, he is only 24 years old.

"Players are young," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said. "Tyron Smith was born in 1990. You've got to keep in mind of that. But there is always a great sense of tradition when you play these games in the NFC East. ...

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