It wasn't as pitch-perfect as their win against the Buffalo Bills, but the Dallas Cowboys managed to overcome the Washington Redskins in NFL's Week 11. The game went into overtime and after a missed field goal by the Redskins, the Cowboys won the game 27-24. Take a look at the top five plays by the Cowboys in NFL week 11.
Dez Bryant Touchdown
In what seemed like a duplicate pass from the week before, Tony Romo reached wide receiver Dez Bryant in the end zone for a touchdown early in the first quarter. Dez Bryant has a natural receiving ability that allows him to catch these tough passes. It was Bryant's only touchdown on the day, but he would make a huge impact later in the game.
End of Third Quarter
After a sloppy second quarter and a few missed opportunities in the third, Dallas got back on track as the third quarter ended. Tony Romo got a quick pass off to DeMarco Murray to create a much-needed third down conversion. Three plays after that, Romo reached Laurent Robinson in the end zone for another Cowboys touchdown and the perfect start to the fourth quarter.
Jason Witten Touchdown
Jason Witten only had three catches in the game, but each one was important for the Cowboys. His last catch would be one of the best plays of the whole game. As Romo felt pressure from the Redskins defense, he rolled out to the left and escaped the sack.
Witten took off up the field and Romo connected with a pass. Witten charged through until he reached the end zone practically untouched. The 59 yard play was capped off with an extra point that gave the Cowboys a 7 point lead.
Dez Bryant First Down Catch
Bryant was quiet after his first quarter touchdown, but the receiver made an impact play when it really counted. Facing third and long after a false start penalty, Romo looked to Bryant, who was wide open for the catch. Bryant ran up the field to get the first down and set up the game winning field goal.
Dan Bailey Game Winning Field Goal
Dan Bailey has been reliable all season for Dallas and his golden footwork continued with the pressure on in overtime. Kicking from 39 yards away, Bailey sailed the ball through the uprights and just inched the ball into the right side for the win. That was his second field goal of the game with another one early in the second quarter.
The Dallas Cowboys won their third game in a row thanks to those five plays and several more from the team is that is climbing up the NFC rankings.
Alan Donahue is a life-long NFL and WWE fan. He has written thousands of articles on sports and heavily follows the NFC East.
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