Dallas Cowboys Lose by 4 to New England Patriots
A Tom Brady touchdown pass in the last 30 seconds was the game-winner as the New England Patriots (5-1) beat the Dallas Cowboys (2-3) 20-16 in Foxboro.
Rob Ryan’s Cowboys defense harassed Tom Brady, forcing 2 interceptions and sacking him 3 times. The Cowboys also recovered 2 Patriots fumbles.
The game was close at halftime, 13-10 New England. The Cowboys then forced New England to punt on the first possession of the second half. Tony Romo then led the ‘Boys on a 12 play 77 yard drive that stalled within the Patriots 5 yard line. Dan Wilson kicked a 22 yard field goal to tie the game at 13.
The Cowboys then took their only lead in the game at the 5:13 mark of the fourth quarter. Dan Wilson kicked a 26 yard field goal for a 16-13 lead after the Dallas defense had intercepted Brady for the second time of the day.
On the ensuing drive after the Cowboys go-ahead field goal, the Patriots went 3-and-out and punted to Dallas. However, the Cowboys weren’t able to do anything offensively and had to punt to New England after a 3-and-out of their own.
With 2:31 left in the game, Tom Brady marched the Patriots down the field for a 10 play, 80 yard touchdown drive to win the game. Brady completed 7 passes on the drive, with the game-winner an 8 yard pass to tight end Aaron Hernandez.