Arizona 19, Dallas 13

Sunday, December 4, 2011 4:15 PM
WHEN: 4:15 PM EST, Sunday, December 4, 2011
WHERE: University of Phoenix Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT Total
Dallas 0 10 3 0 0 13
Arizona 3 0 3 7 6 19

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 7-5 5-1 2-4 L1
Arizona 5-7 3-2 2-5 W2


Kevin Kolb threw a 52-yard pass to LaRod Stephens-Howling in overtime to lift the Arizona Cardinals to a 19-13 victory over the visiting Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

Beanie Wells rushed for 67 yards and a score and Kolb finished 16 of 25 for 247 yards and a touchdown for the Cardinals (5-7), who have won back-to-back games.

The Cowboys (7-5) had a four-game winning streak snapped remained atop the NFC East.

Arizona won the toss in overtime and needed five plays for the score. The Cardinals drew a first down on the drive when Dallas cornerback Terrence Newman was called for pass interference on second-and-19.

Kolb picked on Newman for another first down pass to Andre Roberts before unloading the touchdown pass to Stephens-Howling.

It was a defensive battle through most of regulation, with each team managing only one touchdown. The Cardinals tied at 13-13 early in the fourth quarter when Wells capped a 79-yard drive with a 4-yard run.

The Cowboys were driving for the win but could only make it to the Arizona 31-yard line with two seconds to play. Dan Bailey came up short on a 49-yard field goal attempt, forcing overtime.

Tony Romo threw for 299 yards and a touchdown but Dallas rookie running back DeMarco Murray was held to 38 yards on 12 carries.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Arizona
DeMarco Murray Player Beanie Wells
12 Attempts 20
38 Yards 67
3.2 Avg Yards 3.4
0 Touchdowns 1
7 Long 9
Dallas   Arizona
Dez Bryant Player Andre Roberts
8 Receptions 6
86 Yards 111
10.8 Avg Yards 18.5
1 Touchdowns 0
24 Long 40

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Dallas 336 75 261 1 2 0 5.0 0
Arizona 327 103 224 2 2 0 5.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Arizona will play their next game at home against San Francisco . The Cardinals have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .417 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game at home against N.Y. Giants. The Cowboys have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .583 after a loss.