DALLAS Teams

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Heath hit two practice kickoffs during halftime and made three field goal attempts from 33 yards. Perhaps the Cowboys will not attempt a 2-point conversion in the second half.

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Lamah gets a brace vs. LA Galaxy (1:02)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Ezekiel Elliott has two touchdown runs. The defense has three sacks. The Cowboys have forced two turnovers, including a big sack/fumble by DeMarcus Lawrence with San Francisco at the Dallas. But the third quarter has not been kind to the Cowboys this season. They have been outscored 37-7 in five games.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarcus Lawrence with a huge play with a sack/fumble with San Francisco at the Dallas 5. Somehow he recovered the fumble, too. That's the second takeaway of the day for the Cowboys and their third sack.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Oklahoma barely has the edge in a very tight Big 12 race.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Heath is about to kickoff for the Cowboys, so now we know why the Cowboys went for the 2-point conversion but there is no word yet on an injury for Dan Bailey.

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Roland Lamah makes it 1-1 against LA Galaxy (0:57)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Not a bad first quarter for Ezekiel Elliott with 59 yards on seven carries. In his last two quarters of action he has 20 carries for 140 yards. It took longer than he or the Cowboys wanted, but the running game is finally finding its rhythm.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Dez Bryant will have a 17-yard completion turn into a drop after the Niners challenge this play.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

David Irving had eyes on him during the anthem to see if he would have some kind of protest. He briefly raised his fist during the end of the anthem. But he just recorded his third sack in two games this season to force a punt.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Ezekiel Elliott with his second touchdown run of the first quarter. It's his first game this year with two rushing touchdowns. He had five last season. The Cowboys entered the game with 13 first-quarter points on the season. They have 14 in the first 7:44 today.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Second TD run of the first quarter for Ezekiel Elliott. Just an inside dive scheme. And then speed through the middle of the field for the Cowboys RB.

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Michael Ciani puts FC Dallas playoff hopes in jeopardy (0:56)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys defense comes up with its first three and out in the first quarter since Week 1 against the New York Giants. Sean Lee's return already helping?

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have scored a first-quarter touchdown just twice all season. They have come in their last two games.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys turn the takeaway into an Ezekiel Elliott touchdown with a show of force. That was three straight runs by Elliott with him bulling his way in from the 1. The Cowboys have run six plays and Elliott has four carries.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys with a takeaway. Kavon Frazier forced a fumble on Chris Jones' punt. It's the first takeaway by the defense/special teams since Week 2 against Denver.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

C.J. Beathard will have the benefit of going against a weak defense in his first NFL start today.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

With Damontre Moore and Benson Mayowa inactive, the Cowboys will have to count on rookie Taco Charlton more than ever in their defensive line rotation. Charlton is still looking for his first sack and played just eight snaps against Green Bay.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Cowboys inactives: QB Kellen Moore, RB Darren McFadden, CB Chidobe Awuzie, LB Justin Durant, DE Damontre Moore, OL Byron Bell, DE Benson Mayowa.

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Undrafted rookie Cooper Rush will be Dak Prescott's backup today at San Francisco. Rush was inactive the first five games of the season with Kellen Moore as the No. 2 quarterback. Rush made the team with an impressive preseason with six touchdown passes and no interceptions while completing 75 percent of his passes. Moore will be inactive.