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Cowboys Lead Saints at Half, 24-0

DeMarco Murray has 87 yards and a touchdown tonight in Arlington

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    NEWSLETTERS

    It’d be hard to imagine the Dallas Cowboys starting any better against the visiting Saints on Sunday night in Arlington.

    To wit, the Cowboys are up 24-0 at the half.

    Dallas took the opening possession of the game and drove 80 yards in 12 plays, with Tony Romo hitting Terrance Williams on a six-yard pass to open the scoring, 7-0. Romo finished the half 17 of 22 passing for 202 yards and two touchdowns.

    Following a rare miss from New Orleans’ kicker Shayne Graham in the second quarter, Dallas kicker Dan Bailey hit a 51-yard field goal to extend that lead to 10-0--but Dallas wasn’t done.

    After an interception by Justin Durant, DeMarco Murray took a 15-yard run to paydirt on just the second play of Dallas’s ensuing drive to make it 17-0, Cowboys. Murray posted 87 yards in the first half.

    Williams caught his second touchdown pass of the night, a 23-yarder, with just 19 seconds left.

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