News: ESPND: Rapid Reaction: Patriots 20, Cowboys 16

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  1. WoodysGirl

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    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Rob Ryan's defense couldn't make a play when it counted, and Tom Brady sliced up the Cowboys with a game-winning drive in a dramatic 20-16 victory at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

    [​IMG][​IMG]It was a difficult loss for the Cowboys considering how well they played on defense. Despite losing starting running back Felix Jones, they were able to stay in the game until the end. Coach Jason Garrett decided to play it safe inside the red zone, and it might have cost his team.

    What it means: The Cowboys have lost two consecutive games, as they fell two weeks ago versus Detroit. The Cowboys missed a wonderful chance to gain some ground in the sloppy NFC East. The Cowboys are now in the bottom half of the division at 2-3, a half-game ahead of the Eagles, whom they will play in two weeks.

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