ARLINGTON , Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott made the $21 donation after his touchdown. Amari Cooper took the freebie following the first of his two scores.The bonus for the Dallas Cowboys: They're all the way back in the NFC East race.Cooper celebrated his first touchdown with a mock free throw before a 90-yard score that sent him to a Dallas Thanksgiving- record 180 yards receiving, and the Cowboys pulled even with Washington atop the division with a 31-23 win over the Redskins on Thursday. Elliott ran for 121 yards with his TD and cash celebration as the Cowboys (6-5) won their third straight game since their first home loss, to Tennessee in the Dallas debut of Cooper. Dallas' eighth win in nine Thanksgiving games against Washington, and second in three years, earned a season split.“Everyone jumped off the bandwagon, of course, at 3-5,” quarterback Dak Prescott said. “You expect that. I can tell you who didn't doubt ourselves. As long as we locked arms, we stayed tight, we knew we could do this and we can do more. That's the only thing that matters to us.”The Redskins (6-5) lost for the third time in four games in Colt McCoy's first start in four years coming off Alex Smith's season-ending leg injury.The former Texas Longhorns star threw three interceptions to offset two touchdown passes. McCoy won his two previous starts at the home of the Cowboys, one for the 2009 Big 12 championship and the other his most recent NFL victory with the Redskins in 2014."I think I'm encouraged Womens Josh Norman Jersey , on a short week like that,“ said McCoy, who was 24 of 38 for 268 yards. ”Losing overshadows everything. But I'll go back and watch it and try to clean up some of my mistakes that are going to help our team win.“Cooper had 105 yards after the catch on his two touchdowns.First, Cooper ran away from Quinton Dunbar after the Washington cornerback slipped on a short pass, turning it into a 40-yard TD for a 17-13 lead. Cooper celebrated by mimicking a free throw , shooting the football through the goal post.On the 90-yarder, Cooper made the catch just outside the Dallas 30, spun out of the arms of Fabian Moreau and won the race to the pylon against former Alabama teammate Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who tried to shove him out of bounds around the 5.The longest catch of Cooper's career and longest completion in Prescott's three seasons came exactly a month after the Cowboys gave Oakland their first-round pick in the upcoming draft for a new No. 1 receiver.”I've been putting in extra time with my coaches, with Dak,“ Cooper said. ”For some reason Authentic Da'Ron Payne Jersey , since I've been here, the chemistry with Dak has phenomenal."McCoy looked as if he hadn't started a game in a long time early, throwing into double coverage on his first play and fumbling while trying to scramble on his third, with the Redskins recovering and punting.But McCoy settled in with a couple of third-down passes to Jordan Reed to keep drives going, then hit Vernon Davis in stride on a 53-yard touchdown — the longest Washington completion of the season — for a 7-7 tie.The Cowboys were having all the fun before the Redskins pulled even, with Elliott scoring on a 16-yard run and dropping $21 into a giant Salvation Army red kettle behind the end zone. The cash was handed to him by a team photographer.As a rookie in 2016, Elliott jumped into the kettle on the same part of the field after a touchdown in a 31-26 win over the Redskins. That season's NFL rushing champion, who wears No. 21, was fined for the stunt and later donated $21,000 to the Salvation Army.After scoring on a scrambling 5-yard run for the third Dallas touchdown in less than eight minutes and a 31-13 lead, Prescott let Elliott help him into another kettle on the other end of the field Authentic Adrian Peterson Jersey , drawing the same unsportsmanlike conduct penalty Elliott did two years ago.Elliott missed the Thanksgiving game last year on his six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.“I didn't have any plans to do that. Zeke did,” said Prescott, who was 22 of 31 for a season-high 289 yards in his third straight game without an interception or a lost fumble. “He showed his strength. Once he had me in the air, I said I've got to own it now and just figured I'd jump in there before I got hurt.”GAME BALLCowboys rookie receiver Michael Gallup had two catches for 19 yards less than a week after his brother died by suicide. The team gave him the game ball. He stayed with his family after last weekend's game in Atlanta, and will attend the funeral Friday. Gallup didn't talk to reporters after the game.“Just so proud of the way he's handled this,” Prescott said. “You know he's playing for his brother, he's living for his brother and that's what's most important.”MR. IRREVELANTWashington receiver Trey Quinn, the final pick of this year's draft at the home of the Cowboys and a former player at nearby SMU, had a 30-yard punt return to the Dallas 25 to set up his own 10-yard touchdown catch for Washington's only lead at 13-10 in the third quarter.SLOWED PETERSONRedskins running back Adrian Peterson left briefly in the first quarter with a shoulder injury but returned. Still, he wasn't nearly as effective as in Washington's 20-17 win in the first meeting. The four-time All-Pro finished with 35 yards on 12 carries after going for 99 yards at home.After the game, Peterson wouldn't discuss his comments in a recent report that he still uses a belt and a switch to discipline his son. In 2014 , he faced felony charges of child abuse in his home state of Texas before pleading no contest to a misdemeanor in a settlement.UP NEXTRedskins: First of two meetings in the final five games against the defending champion Eagles, at Philadelphia on Monday, Dec. 3.Cowboys: Face New Orleans in the second of three straight home games next Thursday.Daily Slop: Brantley feels like he can make the Redskins d-line more disruptive; Danny Johnson overcomes small-school stigma PHOTOS: Cardinals Week Practice (9/3/18)Check out these photos of the Redskins' preparing for their Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park.Caleb Brantley: “I Feel Like I Can Add Pressure Up The Middle”Washington Redskins defensive lineman Caleb Brantley speaks to the media following Monday's practice at the Inova Sports and Performance Center at Redskins Park.Danny Johnson overcomes small-school stigma to make Redskins - The Washington PostRedskins rookie cornerback Danny Johnson makes the 53-man roster despite coming from a smaller school and not being drafted.Redskins’ 2018 schedule: Game-by-game analysis, plus win probabilities - The Washington PostTaking a closer look at each game on Washington's 2018 schedule.Redskins Finalize Practice Squad Before Start Of Regular SeasonThe Redskins announced that they have signed 10 players to the practice squad, which includes some players that spent time with the organization throughout training camp and the preseason.Redskins’ Alex Smith isn’t NFL’s best at anything, but ‘he’s pretty damn good’ at everything - The Washington PostIn searching for a replacement for Kirk Cousins, Washington found exactly what it wanted in Smith.Alex Smith, Vernon Davis were prolific combo in San Francisco - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPNSmith has thrown more TD passes to Davis than any other player in his career , and their connection hasn't faded as they reunite in Washington.Washington Redskins sign Caleb BrantleyThe Washington Redskins have signed defensive lineman Caleb Brantley and waived Anthony Lanier with an injury designation.Redskins' Chris Thompson ready to ‘take that first hit’ - Washington Redskins Blog- ESPNAfter a gruesome leg injury ended his season in 2017, Thompson said he is ready to go, with no restrictions.Fantasy Football: potential 2018 sleeper picks | NBC Sports WashingtonIt's ALMOST NFL season. Fantasy football is about to take off.Caleb Brantley feels like he can make the Redskins defensive line more disruptive | NBC Sports Washington“This was one of my pre-draft visits,” Brantley told reporters after wrapping up his first practice with the ‘Skins. “This is one of the places I thought I was going to come, that I liked, but it didn’t end up happening that way. I'm just glad to be here to get the opportunity. Just looking to make the most of it.”Need to Know: Redskins cap space sufficient but tight going into the season | NBC Sports WashingtonIn the offseason, the rule of 51 is in effect. That means that your cap number is the sum of the cap charges of the 51 most expensive players on the roster. That is how teams are able to carry 90 players under a salary cap designed for 53. But after final cuts, all 53 of the players on the roster count against the cap. On top of that—and this is the big one—players who are on injured reserve go against the cap. That added $2.6 million to their cap charges. The biggest charge to the IR cap belongs to Derrius Guice's $826,000.Redskins made change to Caleb Brantley with run defense in mind | NBC Sports WashingtonThe Redskins were impressed by Lanier’s pass pressure but not happy with his rushing defense. They might take a little bit of a step down in the pass rush department with Brantley, but they think that his run-stopping ability will make up for that. Custom Indianapolis Colts Jerseys