In overtime, the Dallas Cowboys kicked a game-winning field goal to beat the Houston Texans, 20-17, and extend their winning streak to four games.
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The Dallas Cowboys were counted out by many NFL fans and experts alike, but they are now 4-1 with a 20-17 overtime victory over the Houston Texans.
The Cowboys took a 17-7 lead in the fourth quarter, but the Texans rallied with 10 unanswered points, including a touchdown by running back Arian Foster with 41 seconds remaining.
Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey missed a 53-yard field goal as regulation time expired, but he redeemed himself in overtime with a 49-yard field goal to seal the win. This field goal was made possible by a 37-yard pass from quarterback Tony Romo to wide receiver Dez Bryant.
Romo threw for 324 yards on 28-of-41 passing with two touchdowns and an interception. Running back DeMarco Murray lost his fourth fumble of the season but still had a great game with 136 yards on 31 carries. Bryant led the Cowboys in receiving with nine catches for 85 yards and a touchdown.
The Cowboys defense also stepped up as they held Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to 154 yards and an interception, although running back Arian Foster rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries.
The Texans running back looked healthy for the first time since returning from a hamstring injury.