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Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton (69) kneels to celebrate His sack against the New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees During the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo / The Waco Tribune Herald, Jose Yau) IRVING, Texas (AP) Tony Romo keeps handing the ball to DeMarco Murray, and the league's worst defense from a year ago keeps making enough plays to finish off wins for Dallas.
Now the Cowboys just have to keep it going after a head turning 38 17 victory over New Orleans That set up an in state battle Between a pair of surprising 3 1 teams with the visiting Houston Texans Sunday.
"You go out and lose next week and you lose all the luster and good feelings from this week," Romo Said after throwing for three touchdowns against the Saints to go with two scores from Murray in the his fourth straight game 100 yard. "I think what you find is That Consistently we are doing the same things each loop week, and in the past we were not Able to do that."
Dallas Answered one of the worst days in franchise history a year ago in New Orleans. The Saints Had an NFL record 40 first downs and team record 625 total yards, while the Cowboys did not get it Even 200 yards in a loss 49 17.
The Cowboys are showing an unflinching Commitment to the running game, with Murray leading the league in rushing (534 yards so far) and averaging 25 134 carries and yards per game. His career high in carries coming into
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"We can not let the success get to our heads," Said receiver Dez Bryant, WHO snake and a touchdown on a mostly quiet night for HIM against the Saints. "We have to take it
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Even When Tennessee and St. Louis geared up to stop Murray in Dallas and a pair of road wins to start the current streak, he still found the his way to triple digits. The only other Dallas back with four straight 100 yard games to start the season was Emmitt Smith in 1995.
As Murray's yards pile up, there's a growing focus on an offensive line featuring three first round picks the past four drafts in tackle Tyron Smith, center Travis Frederick and guard Zack Martin.
The protection for Romo was iffy in the first two games, but the 34 year old quarterback coming off back surgery has been sacked just once the past two weeks.
"We're Convicted about how we put this team together," coach Jason Garrett Said. "The physical nature That we want to play with, we have
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The defense is not ranked among the league's statistical leaders Because it struggled before the Cowboys rallied for beat the Rams in Week 34 31 3. And Drew Brees bounced back with a strong second half Sunday night, Allowing the Saints to finish with 438 total yards.
But New Orleans Dallas Kept out of the end zone until the lead was 31 3 in the fourth quarter, and forced a three and out That led to a failed
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The Cowboys are playing
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"We've just got a lot of guys that go to work, practice and just want to win," Said defensive tackle Henry Melton, WHO snake the only sack of Brees. "It does not just take all the big names to be a good defense."
NOTES: DE Anthony Spencer played for The First Time in More Than A year after microfracture surgery on His left knee last October. He played 22 snaps and three snake Tackles and one quarterback hit. . LB Justin Durant led Dallas with eight Tackles after missing two games with a Groin injury. Fellow LB Rolando McClain Returned after one game out with a Groin problem.