1. The Cowboys have now forced at least one turnover in eight consecutive games after Randy Gregory's sack and forced fumble led to Jaylon Smith's 69-yard fumble return for a touchdown. It was the first time the Cowboys had returned a fumble for a touchdown since Anthony Spencer did it in Washington Dec. 28, 2014. Dallas has forced 12 turnovers in the last eight games.
2. Randy Gregory, who had a sack, forced fumble and a fumble recovery, now has six sacks this season. More important, he's a disruptive factor each week. DeMarcus Lawrence gets the double-teams, which means it's imperative for Gregory to harass opposing quarterbacks.
3. Dak Prescott improved his record to 22-1 as a starter when he doesn't have a turnover. He also scored his league-leading 18th rushing touchdown since entering the NFL. Cam Newton is second with 15.
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4. Brett Maher now owns the two longest field goals in franchise history after drilling a 59-yard kick late in the first half. Two weeks ago, he kicked a 62-yarder against Philadelphia.
5. Leighton Vander Esch had a team-high 15 tackles, giving him 163 for the season. That's good for 8th in team history.
6. Free safety Xavier Woods continues to play well. He made a terrific play to break up a pass In the first half and delivered a huge hit in the fourth quarter. It was a shoulder-to-shoulder hit that drew a personal foul. He seemingly delivers one of those a week, which adds to the Cowboys' physicality.
7. The Bucs had two of the longest drives against the Cowboys this season: 14 plays in the second quarter and 17 plays in the fourth quarter. They kept the ball a combined 17:03 on the drives but scored just three points. Those drives were a big reason the Bucs ran 75 plays, while Dallas had just 50.
8. Zeke Elliott is poised to win his second rushing title in three years after a 18-carry, 85-yard performance that gave him 1,434 yards this season. He holds a 183-yard lead over the Los Angeles Rams' Todd Gurley, who didn't play Sunday, and a 202-yard lead over the New York Giants' Saquon Barkley. He would become the fourth player with two rushing titles in his first three seasons.
9. Amari Cooper was a non-factor for the second consecutive game with four catches for 20 yards. Play-caller Scott Linehan must figure out ways to get him involved. It's not enough to let teams take him out of the offense.
10. Taco Charlton returned from a two-week banishment from the inactive list, when he was a healthy scratch. He finished with five tackles, including a tackle for loss.