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Cowboys follow Jason Garrett's lead

Club has taken on coach's personality and suddenly controls its playoff destiny

Updated: December 17, 2012, 4:48 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- When it finally ended, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett pumped his fist quickly.

Then he smiled broadly.

Hey, Garrett's team is in a three-way tie for first place in the NFC East, so he's entitled to enjoy it for a few seconds.

Dallas 27, Pittsburgh 24 in overtime.

Wow.

For now, the Washington Redskins own a tiebreaker over the Cowboys, but Dallas controls its playoff destiny. If the Cowboys win their last two games, they win the NFC East.

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