SEATTLE - The Cowboys extend their winning streak to five in a row as they knocked off the defending-champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 at CenturyLink Field Sunday afternoon.
Here are some key moments and stats that propelled the Cowboys to a 5-1 start.
The Cowboys are for real. They used the ground game and grinded their way to a 5-1 start for first time since 2007. Even though it only counts as one, this was a statement win. Beating the defending Super Bowl Champions in their house. A place where Seattle has lost just once in the previous 19 contests. Maybe this year really is different.
DeMarco Murray's streak is alive. With 115 rushing yards, he joins Jim Brown as the second player in NFL history to rush for over 100 yards in six straight games. Murray extended his league lead with 785 yards through six games. Murray out-rushed Marshawn Lynch, who had just 61 yards on 10 carries.
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The defense. They gave up just 206 total yards to Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch & company. The Cowboys held the Seahawks to 5-13 (38%) on third down. Rod Marinelli had his unit swarming all day. The only touchdown they allowed came as a result of a