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DAL 13, PIT 9: Gilbert, Cowboys Halfway to a Major Upset

The were nearly two-touchdown underdogs going into this Week 9 matchup with the . But with high energy and solid execution thus far, Dallas has outplayed the undefeated Steelers and goes into halftime with a 13-9 lead.

has been surprisingly solid thus far. He's thrown for 103 yards and a touchdown to and avoided any big mistakes. Gilbert's also shown some running ability with 28 yards on three rushes.

The Steelers put up nine quick points at the end of the half, starting when found in the endzone. Pittsburgh missed the extra point, though, and then gave the ball back to Dallas with a little over a minute left on the clock.

Gilbert hit with a long pass but it was called back for an illegal formation . Then he found CeeDee Lamb, but Lamb got the ball knocked out of his hands and the Steelers recovered the fumble.

Pittsburgh scored the field goal in unusual fashion, missing from 54 yards out but getting a retry after a false start penalty. This time, Chris Boswell connected on a 59-yarder to set a new franchise record.

The second half begins with Dallas receiving the ball, looking to retake momentum and finish the fight.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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