Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) – DeMarco Murray made history on Sunday, and
the Dallas Cowboys did the impossible by going into CenturyLink Field and
handing the Seattle Seahawks a 30-23 defeat for just the second time at home
during the Russell Wilson era.
Murray joined Jim Brown as the only running backs in NFL history to surpass
100 rushing yards in six straight games to start the season. His go-ahead
touchdown run with 3:16 to play gave the Cowboys the lead, Seattle turned the
ball over on downs and Dan Bailey kicked a 31-yard field goal to make it a
The Seahawks got the ball back with just over a minute left, but Wilson was
picked off by Rolando McClain to confirm the outcome.
Murray carried 29 times for 115 yards, leading Dallas (5-1) to its fifth
straight win following a Week 1 setback against San Francisco. The Cowboys
last won five in a row in 2007.
Tony Romo threw for 250 yards and found each of his tight ends, Jason Witten
and Gavin Escobar, for a touchdown apiece.
Wilson, who entered Sunday with a 19-1 mark at home since taking over the
starting quarterback job as a rookie, completed just 14-of-28 yards for a
quiet 126 yards. He also ran for a score.
Seattle (3-2) didn’t lose its second game until Week 14 last season.