Cowboys Suffer 49-17 Defeat Against Saints

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DeMarco Murray had a big night on the ground, but it wasn't enough to avoid a big loss for the Cowboys at the hands of the Saints, 49-17, in New Orleans.

Tony Romo finished 10 for 24 with 128 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Drew Brees put up better numbers for the Saints, and wound up 34 for 41 with 392 yards passing, four touchdowns and no interceptions.

Murray was a key factor for the Cowboys, rushing for 89 yards on 16 carries with a touchdown. Dez Bryant snagged one pass for 44 yards.

The Dallas defense collapsed, giving up 392 yards passing and 242 rushing. They registered a single sack on Brees.

Saints running back Mark Ingram could not be contained, putting up 145 yards rushing, 15 receiving and one touchdown. After Brees, he was the top performer for New Orleans. Running back Pierre Thomas also put together a noteworthy performance with 87 rushing yards, 24 receiving and two touchdowns.

Next week, the Cowboys head to East Rutherford to face the Giants (3-6) while the Saints host the 49ers (6-3).


Cowboys Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

D+

70

T. Romo

10

24

128

1

0


Saints Passing Leaders

Grade

Name

Comp

Att

Yds

TDs

Int

A+

100

D. Brees

34

41

392

4

0


Cowboys Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

94

D. Murray

RB

16

89

5.6

1


Saints Rushing Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Att

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A+

100

M. Ingram

RB

14

145

10.4

1

A+

100

P. Thomas

RB

17

87

5.1

1

B+

88

D. Sproles

RB

5

12

2.4

1


Cowboys Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

C

77

D. Bryant

WR

1

44

44.0

0

C

76

J. Witten

TE

2

27

13.5

0

C

76

T. Williams

WR

1

21

21.0

1


Saints Receiving Leaders

Grade

Name

P

Rec

Yds

YdsA

TDs

A

97

M. Colston

WR

7

107

15.3

1

B+

88

D. Sproles

RB

7

76

10.9

1

B+

87

K. Stills

WR

3

75

25.0

1


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