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Throwback: Cowboys lose in Bryant’s debut

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Editor’s Note: Dez Bryant signed with the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday to a one-year deal. We’ll look back on his very first NFL game with the Dallas Cowboys.

The Washington Redskins defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, September 12th, 2010. The Redskins won 13-7 over the Cowboys at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

The Redskins improved to 1-0 on the season. The Cowboys fell to 0-1.

Washington Redskins safety DeAngelo Hall walks off the field after a win against the Dallas

DeAngelo Hall walks off the field after a win against the Dallas Cowboys (Getty Images)

Washington quarterback Donovan McNabb went 15 of 32 for 171 yards.

Clinton Portis had 18 carries for 63 yards.

Chris Cooley had six receptions for 80 yards. Santana Moss had six receptions for 77 yards.

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo went 31 of 47 for 282 yards. He also had a touchdown.

Marion Barber had eight carries for 39 yards. Felix Jones also had eight carries for 38 yards.

Miles Austin had 10 receptions for 146 yards and a touchdown. Dez Bryant had eight receptions for 56 yards. Jason Witten had three receptions for 27 yards.

Bradie James led the Cowboys defense with eight tackles with one quarterback hit and one pass deflection. DeMarcus Ware had the team’s lone sack with three tackles for a loss and two quarterback hits, while Alan Ball had a forced fumble.

LaRon Landry led the Redskins defense with 17 tackles. Rocky McIntosh had the team’s lone sack, while DeAngelo Hall had a forced fumble. He also recovered the fumble and returned it 32-yards.

Dallas scored seven second-half points. Romo hit Austin for a four-yard touchdown reception.

Washington scored three second-half points. Graham Gano made a 49-yard field goal.

The Redskins led 10-0 at halftime. Hall scored on a 32-yard fumble return for a touchdown. Gano also made a 29-yard field goal.


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