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True team effort lifts Cowboys

Gritty effort by role players helps Dallas persevere when stars don't shine

Originally Published: October 14, 2013
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- A sprained knee forced Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray out of the game with 13 minutes left in the first half. He never returned. Neither did defensive end DeMarcus Ware after a strained quadriceps forced him to the sideline about seven minutes later.

At halftime, each was ruled out for the rest of the game. Right then, any and every excuse the Cowboys wanted to use for losing and dropping to a two games under .500 was readily available. They eschewed all ...

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