Dez Bryant's clutch grab sets up another Cowboys win

Dan Bailey kicked a 49-yard field goal with 7:45 remaining in overtime to lift the Dallas Cowboys to a 20-17 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday. The Cowboys are 4-1 for the first time since 2008. Our takeaways:

  1. Sometimes a superstar needs to step up and make a play. That's what happened in overtime when Dez Bryant made a one-handed grab with Johnathan Joseph all over him, a 31-yard gain that put Dallas in field-goal range. Tony Romo knows exactly where to go when it matters most.
  1. Some great running back play from both sides. Both Arian Foster and DeMarco Murray went well over 100 yards on the ground. Foster returned to his bell-cow role after a three-week hiatus because of a hamstring issue. Murray has eclipsed the century mark in each of Dallas' first five games, a new franchise record. Murray also lost his fourth fumble of the season; he leads the league in that unsavory category.
  1. Romo is moving much better in the last three weeks. That was on clear display when J.J. Watt had a clear path to the Cowboys quarterback in the third quarter. Romo sensed the pressure, wiggled away, then hit Terrance Williams deep for a 43-yard touchdown to put Dallas ahead, 10-7. Watt will lose sleep over that missed opportunity.
  1. Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey missed a 53-yard attempt at the end of regulation that snapped a run of 30 consecutive field-goal conversions. He started a new streak in overtime.
  1. There were a lot of Texans fans who made the in-state road trip to AT&T Stadium. How loud was the visiting contingent? Tony Romo said he had to go to a silent snap count to deal with the noise, according to NFL Media's Steve Wyche.

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