Cowboys Overcome Slow Start, Injuries to Post 14-13 Halftime Lead Over Rams

It’s hard to imagine based on how the game started, but the Dallas have gone into halftime with a 14-13 lead over the in their opener.

The Rams marched the field easily on their opening drive and scored on a Malcolm Brown run. Dallas responded with a punt, but were able to hold up defensively and eventually answer with a touchdown reception from .

After two field goals from Los Angeles, the Cowboys got the ball back at the two-minute warning and impressively drove the field. They took the lead on a 1-yard rush from Elliott.

are starting to become the dominant storyline for the Cowboys. Already missing La’el Collins, , and going into game, they have since lost , , and backup Cam Erving.

The Vander Esch is the most concerning. The reported collarbone issue occurred earlier in the half and he has been officially ruled out. The long-term severity is yet to be determined.

Jarwin went down on the final drive with a non-contact injury to his knee. We’re still waiting to hear how bad it is.

Still, despite their early struggles and departed starters, the Cowboys have done enough to stay on top on that fancy new Sofi Stadium scoreboard.

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Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

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