First quarter: Cowboys 0, 49ers 0

September, 18, 2011
9/18/11
3:44
PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO -- We are scoreless from old, beat-up Candlestick Park. Now the highlights.

No Dez Bryant or Bill Nagy: The Cowboys started this game without starting wide receiver Dez Bryant and starting left guard Bill Nagy. Kevin Ogletree took over for Bryant and Derrick Dockery replaced Nagy. This is the fifth time Bryant has missed a game due to injury for the Cowboys. He missed the last four games of the 2010 season due to a fractured ankle and now he's missing this game with a bruised quad. Nagy is out with a neck injury.

Bailey misses easy kick: The first drive of the game had the Cowboys get to the 49ers 3. After a Tony Romo incomplete pass to Miles Austin in the end zone, Dan Bailey missed a 21-yard field goal, wide right. After the miss, holder Mat McBriar put his hands on his head in disbelief. In this kicking battle between Bailey and David Buehler, this was a terrible miss. You can't miss from 21 yards.

Jones hurt, Romo nicked: Romo took a shot on a completed pass to Jason Witten but stayed in the game, favoring his right side. The Cowboys ran a reverse with Ogletree in which Romo had to get in the way of a tackler. It seemed to be a dangerous play because Romo hit the deck and got up slowly. Felix Jones was hurt on the first series with an undetermined injury. Jones was brought down hard on a carry but he later returned for the second series of the game. Tashard Choice and DeMarco Murray took over for him. Choice had an 18-yard reception on the first drive.
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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