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Cowboys take 14-6 lead into halftime


The Cowboys grabbed a lead early in Sunday’s game with the Redskins and they built on it in the second quarter thanks to Tony Romo and Dez Bryant.

Bryant returned from being shaken up while trying to make a catch early in the game and caught a 31-yard pass from Romo to get into Washington territory in the second quarter. Three plays later, Romo evaded a blitzing E.J. Biggers with a nifty spin move and then hit Bryant in the back of the end zone for an equally impressive catch that lifted the Cowboys to a 14-6 lead.

Romo is 5-of-9 for 62 yards overall and DeMarco Murray has added 62 yards on eight carries for the Cowboys in a half that saw them struggle to move the ball consistently until that scoring drive.

The Redskins drove the ball well a couple of times in the first half and sat at the Dallas two-yard line at one point in the second quarter, but a pair of penalties forced them to settle for a second Kai Forbath field goal. Kirk Cousins was then intercepted by Jeff Heath at the Cowboys’ seven with 47 seconds left in the half.

Those miscues played a big role in helping the Cowboys hold onto their lead. Now they’ll have to avoid their own to guarantee themselves a chance to play for the NFC East title in Week 17.

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14 Responses to “Cowboys take 14-6 lead into halftime”
  1. Pittsburgh Steelers says: Dec 22, 2013 2:25 PM

    So, uh, a first round for Cousins?

  2. mf1849 says: Dec 22, 2013 2:25 PM

    All I want to know is when Logical knew the “Fix Was In…”

  3. bert1913 says: Dec 22, 2013 2:46 PM

    wait till the 4th quarter with the game on the line

  4. phillysports1 says: Dec 22, 2013 2:53 PM

    Romo throws another pick ! Lmao

  5. texastornado82 says: Dec 22, 2013 2:55 PM

    The meltdown has begun…

  6. kingpel says: Dec 22, 2013 3:00 PM

    14-6? They will blow this lead before the 4th quarter begins. Fire Garrett

  7. gustwo says: Dec 22, 2013 3:03 PM

    You have a couple of million Eagles fans sending good karma your way. Send the Cowboys home crying….HTTR..!!!

  8. thefiesty1 says: Dec 22, 2013 3:06 PM

    CowBabies didn’t learn a damned thing. Idiots!

  9. macker1283 says: Dec 22, 2013 3:06 PM

    Redskins now take the league. Might sound crazy, but the Redskins would be smart to consider trading RGIII for a first round pick or two and going forward with Cousins. I dont know why teams can’t fathom the fact that a mobile QB that gets injured every other game, no matter how much talent he has, is not going to lead your team to championships. Staying on the field is the biggest part of a QBs job.

  10. jimsnchz says: Dec 22, 2013 3:06 PM

    This game is over! 2 things Romo can’t do- win when it counts & perform under pressure. Hope the Eagles lose tonight so I can watch the same scene next week.

  11. mancave001 says: Dec 22, 2013 3:09 PM

    As an Eagles fan, I can’t understand for the life of me what Jason Garrett is thinking. You lose last week, mostly as a result of refusing to run the ball with Murray, who was TORCHING Green Bay. And it’s happening all over again this week. Is he TRYING to get fired? LOL

  12. jroneputt says: Dec 22, 2013 4:08 PM

    hahahahahaha, room cant play blah blah blah.
    boys win!!!!!

  13. jroneputt says: Dec 22, 2013 4:08 PM

    oops romo

  14. dolphins4 says: Dec 22, 2013 4:10 PM

    The Deadskins wanted to make sure they lost so the Rams can get the number 2 pick in the 1st round.This is why you don’t trade a pile of draft picks for 1 over rated player.

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