DeMarcus Ware is NFC Player of the Week

September, 28, 2010
9/28/10
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The first win of the season for the Cowboys netted the first award of the season.

Outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for having three sacks, five tackles for loss and three quarterback hurries in the victory over the Houston Texans.

It's the fourth time in his career that Ware picked up the award.

It was the fifth time Ware reached his career high of three sacks.

Ware is now tied with Randy White for the third-most multi-sack games in Cowboys history with 14.

Greg Ellis and Jim Jeffcoat share the Cowboys' mark for the most multi-sack games in a career with 19.

Ware has 68.5 career sacks, with 29 on third down.
Calvin Watkins joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009. He's covered the Cowboys since 2006 and also has covered colleges, boxing and high school sports.

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