It took overtime, but the Dallas Cowboys are 8-6 after beating the Pittsburgh Steelers at home today, by a final of 27-24.
Dan Bailey hit a 50-yard field goal to provide the only scoring of the first quarter, and give Dallas an early, 3-0 lead.
The Cowboys found the end zone in the second quarter, on a 17-yard pass from Tony Romo to Jason Witten, to cap a 58-yard drive. Romo finished the half 12-17 for 158 yards and the score.
But the Steelers would answer. Shaun Suisham hit on a 32-yard field goal early in the second, and then, with less than a minute left in the half, tight end Heath Miller caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Ben Roethlisberger to tie things up at 10-10.
Dallas took the lead early in the second half, with a 24-yard touchdown catch by Dez Bryant, but Pittsburgh answered with a pair of touchdowns--a one-yard run by Jonathan Dwyer and a seven-yard pass from Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown--to give the Steelers a 24-17 lead.
DeMarco Murray took in a three-yard run for a touchdown with around seven minutes remaining to tie things up at 24-24, eventually resulting in overtime. There, Bailey hit a 21-yard field goal to give Dallas the win and send the Steelers to 7-7.
At 8-6, Dallas will face the Saints next week.
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