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Washington Loss Clinches Playoff Spot for Cowboys

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    Washington Loss Clinches Playoff Spot for Cowboys
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    The Cowboys found themselves in the playoffs late Sunday afternoon without lifting a finger.

    That's because the heavy lifting came before the bulk of games kicked off in Week 13. The inevitable became official when Washington lost. With four weeks left in the regular season, the Cowboys become the first NFL team to nail down a spot in the postseason.

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