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Brandon Carr found a way to silence thousands of Terrible Towel-waving Pittsburgh fans at Cowboys Stadium and send the Dallas crowd home happy.
Numb. Grieving. Distracted. The Cowboys were all those things on Sunday, dealing with the death of one teammate and the tribulations of another.
The Cowboys bowed their heads, put hands over their hearts and honored a teammate killed in a car accident during a moment of silence before their game on Sunday, their minds never far from the NFL's latest tragedy.
Kai Forbath had everything to prove.
Tony Romo persevered through a career-high seven sacks, even avoiding costly mistakes that have dogged his career as he ran from constant pressure.
Chris Johnson finally hit the gas. And Matt Hasselbeck delivered in the clutch for a second straight week.
Eight yards deep in the end zone when he caught the kickoff, Jacoby Jones had an instant to decide: take a knee or run.
Tony Romo threw his third touchdown pass, connecting with Miles Austin, as the Dallas Cowboys stretched their lead to 24-10 over the Super Bowl champion New York Giants late in the fourth quarter in the NFL opener Wednesday night.
Eli Manning and Martellus Bennett connected on a 9-yard touchdown pass with 2:36 remaining in the fourth quarter to bring the Super Bowl champion New York Giants within 24-17 of the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL opener Wednesday night.
The Dallas Cowboys led the Super Bowl champion New York Giants 17-10 after three quarters in the NFL opener on Wednesday night.
Jason Pierre-Paul is no longer the freakish athlete with the big upside.
A six-game losing streak in the NFL can be like getting caught in a tornado. There's no telling what might get carried off in the whirlwind — the quarterback, the coach, a coordinator, even a blocking sled.
Tony Romo doesn't care about winning in style. He's leading the Dallas Cowboys to victories, and that's all that matters.
There's still some steam left in the Dallas-Washington rivalry, enough to create an overtime nail-biter even when one team is on a roll and the other is struggling.
"Consistency is probably the main thing. You can do it all year, but you've got to come out here and perform, too," Bailey said. "Kickoffs are important, too. Anybody can kick field goals, so you've got to be able to kick off as well."