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Gameday Notebook


  • Sunday night's attendance figure of 95,952 is the third-largest crowd to witness a game at Cowboys Stadium. It was also the highest attendance figure of any NFL game this season. * The Dallas offense had 444 yards of total offense Sunday night. It was the sixth 400-yard game of the season to tie the second-most 400-yard games in a season in franchise history. * With Miles Austin catching a touchdown Sunday night, he has five touchdowns for the season. Along with Dez Bryant (eight), Laurent Robinson (eight) and Jason Witten (five) this season is just the second time in team history in which four receivers each had at least five touchdown catches. The first occurrence was in 2010 – Witten (nine), Austin (seven), Bryant (six) and Roy Williams (five). * In his return to the field after missing three games with a hamstring injury, Miles Austin caught four passes for 63 yards and a touchdown. He now has 200 for his career to become the 19th Dallas Cowboy with 200 receptions. * Dan Bailey's two field goals Sunday night gave him 31 made field goals on the season. His 31 tie Richie Cunningham for the most field goals made in a Cowboys season through 13 games. Bailey's 31 also ties the fourth-most field goals made through an entire rookie season in NFL history. * Felix Jones saw extensive action after DeMarco Murray (ankle) was injured in the first quarter. Jones finished the game with 16 carries for 106 yards (6.6 avg.). It was his third career 100-yard outing and second of the season. His first this season came against Washington (106 yards, Sept. 26, 2011) and the first of his career was against Tennessee (109, Oct. 10, 2010). * Sean Lee intercepted his fourth pass of the season Sunday night. His four tie for fourth among linebackers in a season in franchise history, are the most by a linebacker this season and tie 10 others for fifth among all active linebackers in a single season. * John Phillips had his first career regular season touchdown reception on a 12-yard first quarter Romo pass. * Laurent Robinson had his fourth career – third this season – 100-yard game Sunday night with his 137-yard effort. It was also the most in a game in his career. His previous high was 116 against Detroit (10/2/11). * Tony Romo threw for 321 yards Sunday night to give him 20,296 career passing yards. He became the fourth quarterback in franchise history, the 74th NFL passer since 1970 and the 14th active quarterback to reach 20,000 career yards. * Romo reached 20,000 career passing yards on 2,497 attempts – the second-fewest attempts among active quarterbacks to reach the 20,000-yard milestone, behind Ben Roethlisberger (2,490). * Romo's 321 yards Sunday night improved his club record of 300-yard games to 31 games. * With his 141.3 rating, Romo now has 41 career games with a passer rating of at least 100.0. He has the second-most 100-plus rating games in team history behind Troy Aikman (44). * Romo's 141.3 quarterback rating is his highest rating in a losing effort. * Romo's four touchdown passes Sunday night was his sixth four-touchdown game, which ties Don Meredith for second in club history. Danny White, with eight, holds the club record. Romo now owns a 5-1 record when throwing four touchdowns.
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