Cowboys get beat down by Seahawks

Cowboys get beat down by Seahawks

Amusing how a win can change the mood of a fan base. But the way they won was the best aspect. One of the few weak links on the defense this season has been the pass rush, although they had their best all-around performance on Sunday. He chased down Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett following a game previous year, telling the head coach "come get me", and engaged in an offseason holdout this past summer. Ignore the 127 rushing yards by Ezekiel Elliott. Seattle went 14 games without a running back finding the end zone until Carson bulled his way in with 12:54 remaining.

Carson was helped by the return of massive right guard D.J. Fluker. Plus, Russell Wilson had a lot less pressure on him when he dropped back as Dallas had to account for Carson. He told them as much after a Christmas Eve game at AT&T Stadium last season.

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The Seahawks safeties are the best in football. A defense led by Bobby Wagner and an unhappy Earl Thomas forced turnovers, making Dak Prescott and Dallas look meager trying to move the ball.

Seattle's Earl Thomas bows in the direction of the Dallas bench after an interception.

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There was hope they had found something the previous week, as they were able to put plenty of good plays together in order to get a win against the New York Giants. Elliott broke free for a 26-yard run to the Seattle 19 earlier in the quarter, but had the ball punched free from behind by Bradley McDougald and recovered by the Seahawks.

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