Cowboys Fall 20-16 Against New England - Game Recap
New England got 2 scoring strikes from Tom Brady en route to a 20-16 victory over Dallas on Sunday in Week 6 action at Gillette Stadium.
New England did not, however, defeat the Cowboys against the spread, which closed at 6.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 54.5.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis rushed for 58 yards, while Stevan Ridley added 19 yards in the win. Rob Gronkowski and Deion Branch added 74 and 69 receiving yards respectively.
DeMarco Murray rushed for 32 yards for Dallas, while Tony Romo added 17 yards. Tony Romo threw for 317 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Dez Bryant and Miles Austin had 78 and 74 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by Dallas 377-371 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-21 by the Patriots.
The time of possession battle favored Dallas as their offense was on the field for 32:49, longer than the 27:11 of their opponents.
New England heads into a Week 8 battle against the Steelers. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.