Dallas Takes Down New Orleans 38-17 Sunday Night
Tony Romo threw three touchdowns passes on Sunday Night as the Dallas Cowboys beat the New Orleans Saints 38-17 to improve to 3-1 on the year. The Cowboys racked up 445 yards against their former defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on their way to the win last night.
The Dallas defense came to play, especially in the first half as they held the potent Saints offense scoreless. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees struggled in the first half as he was limited to just 84 yards with an interception while Dallas was building a 24-0 halftime lead. He would play better in the second half as he finished the game with 340 yards and a two touchdowns but it would be too little too late.
Demarco Murray continued his hot start to the 2014 season as Sunday marked his fourth straight game to rush over 100 yards. He finished the game on Sunday night with 149 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns. "DeMarco is inspirational," owner Jerry Jones said. "Glad to see him have a game that he didn't turn the ball over. About the time New Orleans was thinking about getting some life, he'd go out and make those yards." The NFL's leading rusher (534 yards) joined Emmitt Smith as the only Dallas running backs with 100 yards in the first four games of a season, and he didn't fumble in the first quarter for the first time this season.
Dallas will now get ready for a match up against their in-state rival in the Houston Texans as both teams try to improve to 4-1 on the young season. Kickoff for this game is set for noon from AT&T Stadium in Arlington and can be seen on CBS.