Quick take: Cowboys pound injured Rams

It was over when ...
Tony Romo had a snap go over his head, but instead of falling on the ball, he scooped it up and raced 37 yards for a first down late in the second quarter. The drive ended with a 15-yard touchdown run by Romo, giving Dallas a 14-7 halftime lead it never relinquished.

Game balls
Patrick Crayton, called on in the wake of Terry Glenn's injury, had a career day with seven receptions for 184 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Terrell Owens also gets a game ball for his block on Crayton's first touchdown. Owens, hustling on the play, caught up to his teammate running down the sideline and delivered a hit to spring Crayton for the touchdown.

Key stat
St. Louis has had 30 consecutive drives without a touchdown.

St. Louis notched its first interception of the season when O.J. Atogwe stepped in front of Romo's pass in the first quarter. ... Already banged up, St. Louis had a pair of notable injuries to receiver Isaac Bruce and offensive lineman Adam Goldberg. St. Louis also suffered a pair of defensive injuries to linebacker Roonall Smith (knee) and Corey Chavous (shoulder).

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