Cowboys-Redskins rivalry one of the best

Cowboys QB Tony Romo takes a hit from a Redskins lineman earlier this season. (REUTERS)

Cowboys QB Tony Romo takes a hit from a Redskins lineman earlier this season. (REUTERS)

MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:38 PM ET

It is the Cowboys versus the Redskins, one of the most classic clashes in all of pro sports.

It is a rivalry that Sports Illustrated in 2008 ranked as the NFL’s best of all time and “one of the greatest in sports.”

It is a football feud that, having lost some of its teeth in the past decade, has rediscovered its bite, culminating with Sunday night’s showdown at FedEx Field for the NFC East title.

It is a fascinating matchup that NBC has decided will be the perfect final act to the 2012 regular season, serving as the final game played of Week 17.

It is a Cowboys team looking for revenge after its 441 yards through the air were not enough in a 38-31 loss to the Redskins in The House That Jerry Built back on Thanksgiving.

It is Robert Griffin III versus Tony Romo, a showdown that is being hyped by some in Washington as The Boy Wonder against The Boy Blunder,


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