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October 26, 2010

Notables from Cowboys loss to the Giants; Dez Bryant first rookie with 3 TDs in game since Emmitt Smith



--Keith Brooking played in his 150th consecutive game tonight which is the
second-longest streak among active linebackers and tied for the
ninth-longest streak among all active players.



--Brooking also added his 13th career interception - first as a Cowboy and
first since 2005 while with the Atlanta Falcons. He returned his fourth
quarter interception 41 yards which was a career-long.



--Dez Bryant had a 93-yard punt return for a touchdown tonight which was
the second-longest punt return in Cowboys history and the second-longest
by a club rookie - Dennis Morgan 98 yards at St. Louis (10/13/74). It
was his second punt return for a touchdown this season - the seventh
Cowboy with two punt returns for a touchdown in a season, second rookie
(Kevin Williams in 1993). He is the first league rookie to have multiple
punt return touchdowns in a season since Devin Hester had three in 2006.



--Bryant also had two touchdown receptions tonight for his first career
multi-touchdown game. Along with his punt return touchdown, he is the
first rookie for Dallas with at least three overall touchdowns in a game
since Emmitt Smith had four against Phoenix (12/16/90).



--Felix Jones finished today's game with 35 rushing yards to give him
1,215 to pass Preston Pearson (1,207) for 18th in club history.



--Jon Kitna saw his first action as a Cowboy with Tony Romo sidelined from
the second quarter through the end of the game due to a fractured left
clavicle. Kitna finished the game 16-of-33 for 187 yards with two
touchdowns.



--Mat McBriar had a season-long 61-yard punt tonight.



--Terence Newman's interception today was the 24th of his career to break
a tie with Darren Woodson and move into a tie with Chuck Howley for
ninth in club history.



--With his touchdown pass today, Tony Romo extended his streak of
consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 18 to establish a club
record:



                                            Consec. Games

        Player                                TD Pass

        Tony Romo (2009-10)............. 18

        Tony Romo (2006-07).............. 17

        Troy Aikman (1993-94)............. 16





--DeMarcus Ware's sack today marked his fourth straight game with a sack -
the sixth time in his career he has recorded a sack in at least four
consecutive games.



--Brandon Williams played in his first career game tonight.



--Jason Witten's 95 receiving yards today upped his career total to 6,330
to pass Steve Jordan (6.307) for eighth all-time among league tight
ends.


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Dez Bryant couldn't be stopped by the G-girls! If not for his elbow just barely touching the ground with two G-girls on him, he would have had 4 TD's! He tore up their defense!

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