The Seattle Seahawks were hanging tough with the Dallas Cowboys for the first half of play at Cowboys Stadium, but the Cowboys took over in the second half. They scored 23 points before the Seahawks could respond, finding a possibility of a comeback too little too late as Dallas beat Seattle by the score of 23-13.
Both offenses couldn't get much going in the first half, trading a pair of field goals between Dan Bailey and Steven Hauschka to a 6-6 halftime tie. The Cowboys looked to open it up in the third quarter when Tony Romo found Jason Witten for a 33 yard touchdown, followed by a six yard reception from Laurent Robinson to push the score to 20-6 early in the fourth.
A Tarvaris Jackson interception would lead to a 42 yard Dan Bailey field goal a few minutes later, putting the Seahawks in a 23-6 hole with about 10 minutes left in the game. Jackson would lead a 10 play, 70 yard drive later in the quarter that concluded with a 4 yard Marshawn Lynch touchdown, though it wouldn't be enough for Seattle this Sunday. Jackson would finish the game with 17 for 30 for 221 yards, including three unfortunate interceptions and no touchdowns.
Tony Romo finished the day 19 for 31 for 279 yards and two touchdowns, while DeMarco Murray pounded his way for 139 yards on 22 carries. Dez Bryant added 4 catches for 76 yards.
Marshawn Lynch was the sole bright spot for the Seahawks offense today, rushing for 135 yards on 23 carries including the aforementioned touchdown. Sidney Rice had three catches for 69 yards to lead the way in the air for Seattle, while Mike Williams added three catches of his own for 41 yards.
With the loss the Seahawks move to 2-6 on the year. Full box score can be found here.
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