Denver vs Dallas Recap - Cowboys Win 24-23
|Denver vs Dallas Recap - Cowboys Win 24-23|
Dallas got 3 passing strikes from Stephen McGee en route to a 24-23 victory over Denver on Thursday in P1 action at Cowboys Stadium.
Dallas won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 2.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 33.5.
Phillip Tanner rushed for 44 yards, while Stephen McGee added 25 yards in the win. Dwayne Harris and Martin Rucker added 127 and 29 receiving yards respectively.
Jeremiah Johnson rushed for 28 yards for Denver, while Knowshon Moreno added 23 yards. Brady Quinn threw for 120 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Matt Willis and Eron Riley had 50 and 43 yards respectively.
Dallas was outgained by Denver 357-345 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Cowboys.
Dallas led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:02/29:58 split in that important category.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Buffalo.