Cowboys vs. Buccaneers: Full Highlights and Recap

Jesse ReedCorrespondent ISeptember 23, 2012

The Dallas Cowboys held on to win at home by a score of 16-10 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 3. 

It was an ugly game for both teams. 

Tony Romo was under constant attack from the front four of the Bucs, and he ended up getting sacked four times. He completed 25 of 39 passes for 283 yards with zero touchdowns and one interception.

One of Romo's most reliable targets, Jason Witten, dropped three key passes and struggled the entire game.  

DeMarco Murray rushed the ball 18 times for only 38 yards, but he did rush for the only touchdown of the game for the Cowboys—the difference in the game. 

Josh Freeman had difficulty connecting with his receivers, completing only 10 of 29 passes for 110 yards with one touchdown and one interception. 

Rookie running back Doug Martin rushed for only 53 yards on 19 carries, and the Bucs simply couldn't gain any traction on offense on the road in Dallas. 

The Cowboys, at 2-1, will take this win and look to next week's matchup against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, while the Bucs, now at 1-2, will lick their wounds and prepare to host Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.


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