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Dallas Cowboys 10 at Denver Broncos 17

Sunday, October 4, 2009
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Dallas Cowboys (11-5-0)1000010
Denver Broncos (8-8-0)0701017

Game Info
Stadium Invesco Field at Mile High
Start Time (ET) 4:15pm
Roof outdoors
Surface grass
Duration 3:05
Attendance 76,440
Weather 55 degrees, relative humidity 45%, wind 6 mph
Vegas Line Dallas Cowboys -3.0
Over/Under 44.0 (under)
Officials
Referee Walt Anderson
Umpire Scott Dawson
Head Linesman Phil McKinnely
Field Judge Rob Vernatchi
Back Judge Billy Smith
Side Judge James Coleman
Line Judge Byron Boston

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

Dallas Cowboys
Deep Left (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Middle (0/3, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Miles Austin 1 0 0 0
Patrick Crayton 1 0 0 0
Roy Williams 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (0/0, 0 yards)
Short Left (7/9, 86 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Miles Austin 1 1 6 0
Marion Barber 2 2 27 0
Martellus Bennett 1 1 13 0
Tashard Choice 2 2 34 0
Patrick Crayton 1 0 0 0
Roy Williams 2 1 6 0
Short Middle (3/6, 71 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Tashard Choice 1 1 3 0
Sam Hurd 3 1 53 0
Roy Williams 2 1 15 0
Short Right (15/23, 98 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Deon Anderson 1 1 5 0
Miles Austin 6 2 13 0
Tashard Choice 3 2 10 0
Patrick Crayton 5 3 16 0
Sam Hurd 2 2 9 0
Roy Williams 2 1 14 0
Jason Witten 4 4 31 0
Denver Broncos
Deep Left (0/1, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jabar Gaffney 1 0 0 0
Deep Middle (0/2, 0 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jabar Gaffney 1 0 0 0
Brandon Marshall 1 0 0 0
Deep Right (1/2, 51 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Brandon Marshall 2 1 51 1
Short Left (7/8, 75 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 2 2 18 0
Jabar Gaffney 1 1 8 0
Daniel Graham 1 1 15 0
Brandon Marshall 1 1 16 0
Eddie Royal 2 1 12 0
Tony Scheffler 1 1 6 0
Short Middle (1/3, 16 yards)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Jabar Gaffney 1 0 0 0
Brandon Marshall 1 1 16 0
Eddie Royal 1 0 0 0
Short Right (11/13, 101 yards, 1 TD)
Tgt Catches Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 3 3 37 0
Daniel Graham 2 2 21 0
Brandon Marshall 1 1 8 0
Knowshon Moreno 2 2 11 1
Eddie Royal 3 1 4 0
Tony Scheffler 2 2 20 0

Rushing

Dallas Cowboys
LE (1 rush, -3 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tashard Choice 1 -3 0
LT (1 rush, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 1 9 0
LG (1 rush, 4 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 1 4 0
MD (13 rushes, 20 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 5 8 1
Tashard Choice 8 12 0
RG (6 rushes, 30 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 3 14 0
Tashard Choice 3 16 0
RT (2 rushes, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Marion Barber 1 6 0
Tashard Choice 1 1 0
RE (1 rush, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Tashard Choice 1 7 0
Denver Broncos
LE (0 rushes, 0 yards)LT (0 rushes, 0 yards)LG (5 rushes, 18 yards)
Att Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 1 6 0
LaMont Jordan 1 3 0
Knowshon Moreno 3 9 0
MD (11 rushes, 68 yards)
Att Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 3 21 0
LaMont Jordan 1 11 0
Knowshon Moreno 6 35 0
Kyle Orton 1 1 0
RG (6 rushes, 24 yards)
Att Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 1 3 0
Knowshon Moreno 5 21 0
RT (0 rushes, 0 yards)RE (1 rush, 7 yards)
Att Yds TD
Correll Buckhalter 1 7 0

Pass Tackles

Dallas Cowboys
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right
Denver Broncos
Deep LeftDeep MiddleDeep Right
Short Left Short Middle Short Right

Dallas Cowboys Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 DAL 19 7 4:20 20 Punt
2 9:23 DAL 31 8 3:27 38 Field Goal
3 4:24 DAL 39 8 3:41 61 Touchdown
4 13:11 DAL 12 6 3:01 5 Fumble
5 10:04 DAL 31 5 3:36 14 Punt
6 1:52 DAL 7 6 1:52 25 End of Half
7 14:48 DEN 27 5 2:08 10 Interception
8 9:06 DAL 20 5 2:55 14 Punt
9 15:00 DAL 30 3 1:28 3 Punt
10 11:18 DAL 20 4 1:43 9 Punt
11 5:58 DAL 20 6 3:11 20 Punt
12 1:46 DAL 20 10 1:45 78 Downs

Denver Broncos Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 10:40 DEN 7 3 1:17 0 Punt
2 5:56 DEN 30 3 1:32 0 Punt
3 0:43 DEN 20 6 2:32 20 Punt
4 10:10 DAL 9 1 0:06 9 Touchdown
5 6:28 DEN 12 8 4:36 40 Punt
6 15:00 DEN 21 1 0:12 3 Fumble
7 12:40 DEN 6 7 3:34 39 Punt
8 6:11 DEN 8 12 6:11 62 Downs
9 13:32 DEN 37 5 2:14 20 Punt
10 9:35 DEN 25 8 3:37 65 Field Goal
11 2:47 DEN 27 3 1:01 73 Touchdown
12 0:01 DEN 2 1 0:01 -1 End of Game

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL DEN EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 75 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 24 yards (tackle by Darrell Reid) 0 0 0 0.15 0.0
1 14:56 1 10 DAL 19 Marion Barber up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Ronald Fields) 0 0 0.15 -0.2 41.8
1 14:26 2 9 DAL 20 Marion Barber right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 0 0 -0.2 -0.42 42.4
1 13:49 3 5 DAL 24 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Jason Witten. Penalty on Wesley Woodyard: Defensive Holding, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.42 0.87 38.7
1 13:45 1 10 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Marion Barber for 1 yard (tackle by Elvis Dumervil) 0 0 0.87 0.46 39.9
1 13:21 2 9 DAL 30 Marion Barber left tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 0 0 0.46 1.53 36.9
1 12:38 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 0 0 0 0
1 12:38 1 10 DAL 39 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Sam Hurd for 4 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 0 0 1.53 1.53 36.9
1 12:00 2 6 DAL 43 Tashard Choice up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins and Kenny Peterson) 0 0 1.53 0.43 40.1
1 11:20 3 9 DAL 40 Tony Romo sacked by Elvis Dumervil for -1 yards 0 0 0.43 -0.78 43.8
1 10:49 4 10 DAL 39 Mat McBriar punts 47 yards, fair catch by Eddie Royal. Penalty on Peyton Hillis: Offensive Holding, 7 yards 0 0 -0.78 0.38 40.4
1 10:40 1 10 DEN 7 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Correll Buckhalter for 5 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 0 0 -0.38 -0.42 40.2
1 10:07 2 5 DEN 12 Penalty on Ryan Harris: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 0 0 -0.42 -0.78 39.2
1 9:43 2 10 DEN 7 Kyle Orton pass incomplete deep right intended for Brandon Marshall 0 0 -0.78 -1.42 37.3
1 9:38 3 10 DEN 7 Kyle Orton pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal (defended by Terence Newman) 0 0 -1.42 -2.49 34.2
1 9:32 4 10 DEN 7 Brett Kern punts 62 yards 0 0 -2.49 -1 38.6
1 9:23 1 10 DAL 31 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Roy E. Williams. Penalty on Leonard Davis: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 0 0 1 0.34 40.6
1 9:15 1 20 DAL 21 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Marion Barber for 26 yards (tackle by Renaldo Hill) 0 0 0.34 2.06 35.5
1 8:27 1 10 DAL 47 Tashard Choice right guard for 11 yards (tackle by Andre' Goodman) 0 0 2.06 2.79 33.4
1 7:57 1 10 DEN 42 Tashard Choice up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by LeKevin Smith) 0 0 2.79 3.19 32.2
1 7:23 2 3 DEN 35 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Tashard Choice for 3 yards (tackle by Mario Haggan) 0 0 3.19 3.45 31.5
1 6:59 1 10 DEN 32 Marion Barber right guard for 4 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 0 0 3.45 3.44 31.5
1 6:16 2 6 DEN 28 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Patrick Crayton 0 0 3.44 2.74 33.5
1 6:11 3 6 DEN 28 Tashard Choice up the middle for -3 yards (tackle by Robert Ayers). Penalty on Andre Gurode: Offensive Holding (Declined) 0 0 2.74 1.32 37.8
1 6:02 4 9 DEN 31 Nick Folk 49 yard field goal good 3 0 1.32 3 32.7
1 DAL 30 David Buehler kicks off 70 yards, returned by Kenny McKinley for 30 yards (tackle by Alan Ball) 3 0 0 0.94 0.0
1 5:50 1 10 DEN 30 Kyle Orton pass incomplete deep middle intended for Jabar Gaffney 3 0 0.94 0.39 33.9
1 5:45 2 10 DEN 30 Knowshon Moreno right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking and Ken Hamlin) 3 0 0.39 0.37 33.8
1 5:04 3 5 DEN 35 Penalty on Ryan Harris: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 3 0 0.37 -0.3 31.8
1 4:40 3 10 DEN 30 Kyle Orton pass incomplete short middle intended for Jabar Gaffney (defended by Gerald Sensabaugh) 3 0 -0.3 -1.37 28.8
1 4:35 4 10 DEN 30 Brett Kern punts 51 yards, returned by Patrick Crayton for 10 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett). Penalty on Mario Haggan: Offensive Holding, 10 yards 3 0 -1.37 -1.53 28.3
1 4:24 1 10 DAL 39 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Tashard Choice for 28 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 3 0 1.53 3.38 23.4
1 3:34 1 10 DEN 33 Tashard Choice up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Mario Haggan and Andra Davis) 3 0 3.38 2.97 24.4
1 3:00 2 9 DEN 32 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Martellus Bennett for 13 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 0 2.97 4.31 21.0
1 2:33 1 10 DEN 19 Marion Barber up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kenny Peterson) 3 0 4.31 4.18 21.3
1 1:55 2 7 DEN 16 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Patrick Crayton 3 0 4.18 3.41 23.1
1 1:51 3 7 DEN 16 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Roy E. Williams for 14 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 3 0 3.41 6.74 15.5
1 1:23 1 2 DEN 2 Marion Barber up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams) 3 0 6.74 5.91 17.1
1 0:50 2 1 DEN 1 Marion Barber up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 9 0 5.91 7 16.9
1 Nick Folk kicks extra point good 10 0 0 0 0.0
1 DAL 30 David Buehler kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 0 0 0.28 0.0
1 0:43 1 10 DEN 20 Correll Buckhalter up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Gerald Sensabaugh). Penalty on Jay Ratliff: Defensive Holding, 5 yards 10 0 0.28 0.94 16.7
1 0:20 1 10 DEN 30 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Jabar Gaffney for 8 yards (tackle by Mike Jenkins) 10 0 0.94 1.47 17.8
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL DEN EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 2 2 DEN 38 Correll Buckhalter right guard for 3 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 10 0 1.47 1.66 18.2
2 14:28 1 10 DEN 41 Kyle Orton pass incomplete deep middle intended for Brandon Marshall (defended by Mike Jenkins) 10 0 1.66 1.12 16.9
2 14:22 2 10 DEN 41 Correll Buckhalter left guard for 6 yards (tackle by Igor Olshansky and Bradie James) 10 0 1.12 1.22 17.1
2 13:41 3 4 DEN 47 Kyle Orton sacked by Stephen Bowen for -7 yards 10 0 1.22 -0.72 13.1
2 13:20 4 11 DEN 40 Brett Kern punts 53 yards, returned by Patrick Crayton for 5 yards (tackle by Josh Barrett) 10 0 -0.72 0.35 15.1
2 13:11 1 10 DAL 12 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Patrick Crayton for 9 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 0 -0.35 0.42 13.5
2 12:54 2 1 DAL 21 Tashard Choice up the middle for no gain (tackle by Kenny Peterson and Andra Davis) 10 0 0.42 -0.37 15.0
2 12:20 3 1 DAL 21 Marion Barber left guard for 4 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 0 -0.37 0.61 13.0
2 11:39 1 10 DAL 25 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Roy E. Williams (defended by Champ Bailey) 10 0 0.61 0.06 14.0
2 11:31 2 10 DAL 25 Tashard Choice up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by D.J. Williams and Ronald Fields). Penalty on Andre Gurode: Tripping, 10 yards (no play) 10 0 0.06 -1.43 17.1
2 11:04 2 20 DAL 15 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Miles Austin for 6 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins) 10 0 -1.43 -1.15 16.4
2 10:18 3 14 DAL 21 Tony Romo sacked by Renaldo Hill for -4 yards. Tony Romo fumbles (forced by Renaldo Hill), recovered by D.J. Williams at DAL-17 and returned for 8 yards (tackle by Andre Gurode) 10 0 -1.15 -5.14 26.7
2 10:10 1 9 DAL 9 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Knowshon Moreno for 9 yards, touchdown 10 6 5.14 7 29.3
2 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 10 7 0 0 0.0
2 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 67 yards, returned by Miles Austin for 28 yards (tackle by Mario Haggan) 10 7 0 1 0.0
2 9:58 1 10 DAL 31 Marion Barber right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams and Renaldo Hill) 10 7 1 1.27 28.4
2 9:29 2 4 DAL 37 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Roy E. Williams for 6 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 7 1.27 1.8 26.8
2 8:51 1 10 DAL 43 Marion Barber right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 10 7 1.8 2.06 25.9
2 8:14 2 4 DAL 49 Tony Romo sacked by D.J. Williams for -1 yards 10 7 2.06 1.22 28.4
2 7:36 3 5 DAL 48 Tashard Choice up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Renaldo Hill). Penalty on Tony Romo: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 10 7 1.22 0.56 30.5
2 7:10 3 10 DAL 43 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Miles Austin for 2 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins) 10 7 0.56 -0.39 33.7
2 6:36 4 8 DAL 45 Mat McBriar punts 43 yards, fair catch by Eddie Royal 10 7 -0.39 0.35 31.1
2 6:28 1 10 DEN 12 Knowshon Moreno right guard for 5 yards (tackle by Igor Olshansky) 10 7 -0.35 -0.23 31.5
2 5:57 2 5 DEN 17 Kyle Orton pass incomplete short left intended for Eddie Royal 10 7 -0.23 -0.84 29.4
2 5:45 3 5 DEN 17 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Correll Buckhalter for 23 yards (tackle by Anthony Spencer) 10 7 -0.84 1.6 38.0
2 5:22 1 10 DEN 40 Kyle Orton pass incomplete deep right intended for Tony Scheffler. Penalty on Tony Scheffler: Offensive Pass Interference, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 1.6 0.94 35.6
2 5:22 1 20 DEN 30 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Daniel Graham for 15 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 10 7 0.94 1.73 38.4
2 4:40 2 5 DEN 45 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Correll Buckhalter for 9 yards (tackle by Orlando Scandrick) 10 7 1.73 2.52 41.4
2 4:10 1 10 DAL 46 Knowshon Moreno right guard for 13 yards (tackle by Ken Hamlin). Penalty on Casey Wiegmann: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 2.52 1.86 39.0
2 3:40 1 20 DEN 44 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Correll Buckhalter for 1 yard (tackle by Bradie James) 10 7 1.86 0.76 34.9
2 3:00 2 19 DEN 45 Kyle Orton pass complete short middle to Brandon Marshall for 6 yards (tackle by Bobby Carpenter). Penalty on Ryan Clady: Tripping, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 0.76 -0.59 30.0
2 2:36 2 29 DEN 35 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Orlando Scandrick) 10 7 -0.59 -0.69 29.6
2 2:11 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 10 7 0 0
2 2:11 3 25 DEN 39 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Daniel Graham for 13 yards (tackle by Bradie James) 10 7 -0.69 0.07 32.3
2 2:00 4 12 DAL 48 Brett Kern punts 41 yards, fair catch by Patrick Crayton 10 7 0.07 0.38 33.4
2 1:52 1 10 DAL 7 Tashard Choice right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Brian Dawkins and Wesley Woodyard) 10 7 -0.38 -0.71 34.6
2 1:15 2 9 DAL 8 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 8 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 7 -0.71 -0.37 33.3
2 1:10 3 1 DAL 16 Tashard Choice up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Kenny Peterson) 10 7 -0.37 0.04 31.8
2 0:40 1 10 DAL 18 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Miles Austin for 11 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins) 10 7 0.04 0.87 28.7
2 0:33 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 10 7 0 0
2 0:33 1 10 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Miles Austin. Tony Romo fumbles, recovered by Tony Romo at DAL-25 10 7 0.87 0.33 30.7
2 0:27 2 10 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Tashard Choice for 3 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 7 0.33 0.04 31.9
End of Half1070.040
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL DEN EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 DAL 30 David Buehler kicks off 68 yards, returned by Kenny McKinley for 19 yards (tackle by Chauncey Washington) 10 7 0 0.34 0.0
3 14:55 1 10 DEN 21 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware). Knowshon Moreno fumbles (forced by DeMarcus Ware), recovered by Bradie James at DEN-27 (tackle by Russ Hochstein) 10 7 0.34 -3.78 19.2
3 14:48 1 10 DEN 27 Marion Barber up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Ronald Fields and Ryan McBean) 10 7 3.78 3.5 20.0
3 14:07 2 8 DEN 25 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 9 yards (tackle by Jack Williams and Robert Ayers) 10 7 3.5 4.51 17.0
3 13:31 1 10 DEN 16 Tashard Choice right guard for -1 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 10 7 4.51 3.77 18.9
3 12:49 2 11 DEN 17 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Roy E. Williams (defended by D.J. Williams) 10 7 3.77 3.02 21.0
3 12:45 Timeout #1 by Dallas Cowboys 10 7 0 0
3 12:45 3 11 DEN 17 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Miles Austin is intercepted by Champ Bailey at DEN-3 and returned for 3 yards 10 7 3.02 0.38 30.1
3 12:40 1 10 DEN 6 Correll Buckhalter up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 10 7 -0.38 -0.34 30.3
3 12:11 2 4 DEN 12 Correll Buckhalter up the middle for 10 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 10 7 -0.34 0.41 33.2
3 11:38 1 10 DEN 22 Kyle Orton for no gain. Kyle Orton fumbles, recovered by Kyle Orton at DEN-20 10 7 0.41 -0.4 29.9
3 11:05 2 12 DEN 20 Kyle Orton up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Anthony Spencer and DeMarcus Ware). Penalty on Anthony Spencer: Face Mask (15 Yards), 15 yards 10 7 -0.4 1.33 36.9
3 10:43 1 10 DEN 36 Kyle Orton pass incomplete short middle intended for Eddie Royal 10 7 1.33 0.79 34.6
3 10:35 2 10 DEN 36 Kyle Orton sacked by Bradie James for -8 yards 10 7 0.79 -0.96 27.6
3 10:02 3 18 DEN 28 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Correll Buckhalter for 17 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins) 10 7 -0.96 -0.39 29.7
3 9:15 4 1 DEN 45 Brett Kern punts 55 yards, touchback 10 7 -0.39 -0.28 30.0
3 9:06 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Deon Anderson for 5 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 7 0.28 0.41 29.4
3 8:28 2 5 DAL 25 Tashard Choice right guard for 6 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 7 0.41 1 27.0
3 7:37 1 10 DAL 31 Tony Romo sacked by Elvis Dumervil for -4 yards 10 7 1 -0.08 31.2
3 7:02 2 14 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Tashard Choice 10 7 -0.08 -0.76 34.1
3 6:56 3 14 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 7 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 7 -0.76 -1.11 35.7
3 6:22 4 7 DAL 34 Mat McBriar punts 55 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 4 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins). Penalty on Peyton Hillis: Illegal Block Above the Waist, 7 yards 10 7 -1.11 0.38 29.0
3 6:11 1 10 DEN 8 Correll Buckhalter right end for 7 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware and Ken Hamlin) 10 7 -0.38 -0.21 29.7
3 5:40 2 3 DEN 15 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking and Pat Watkins) 10 7 -0.21 0.15 31.2
3 5:06 1 10 DEN 19 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Brandon Marshall for 16 yards (tackle by Ken Hamlin) 10 7 0.15 1.27 36.3
3 4:31 1 10 DEN 35 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking and Marcus R. Spears) 10 7 1.27 1.8 38.9
3 3:58 2 2 DEN 43 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Bradie James) 10 7 1.8 1.22 35.9
3 3:18 3 1 DEN 44 Knowshon Moreno left guard for 5 yards (tackle by Ken Hamlin) 10 7 1.22 2.19 40.8
3 2:47 1 10 DEN 49 Knowshon Moreno right guard for 1 yard (tackle by Keith Brooking) 10 7 2.19 1.78 38.7
3 2:08 2 9 50 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 11 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins) 10 7 1.78 2.98 45.2
3 1:45 1 10 DAL 39 LaMont Jordan left guard for 3 yards (tackle by Keith Brooking) 10 7 2.98 2.85 44.5
3 1:09 2 7 DAL 36 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Tony Scheffler for 6 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins) 10 7 2.85 2.94 45.1
3 0:42 3 1 DAL 30 Knowshon Moreno right guard for no gain (tackle by Marcus R. Spears) 10 7 2.94 1.52 37.1
3 0:03 4 1 DAL 30 Knowshon Moreno left guard for no gain (tackle by Keith Brooking) 10 7 1.52 -0.94 24.4
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail DAL DEN EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 1 10 DAL 30 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Patrick Crayton for 1 yard (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 7 0.94 0.53 26.3
4 14:31 2 9 DAL 31 Tashard Choice up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Mario Haggan and LeKevin Smith) 10 7 0.53 0.1 28.2
4 13:47 3 7 DAL 33 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Miles Austin 10 7 0.1 -1.18 34.9
4 13:42 4 7 DAL 33 Mat McBriar punts 45 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 15 yards (tackle by Bobby Carpenter) 10 7 -1.18 -1.4 36.2
4 13:32 1 10 DEN 37 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Tony Scheffler for 9 yards 10 7 1.4 2.07 40.1
4 13:06 2 1 DEN 46 Knowshon Moreno right guard for 10 yards (tackle by DeMarcus Ware) 10 7 2.07 2.65 43.7
4 12:28 Timeout #1 by Denver Broncos 10 7 0 0
4 12:28 1 10 DAL 44 Kyle Orton pass incomplete deep left intended for Jabar Gaffney 10 7 2.65 2.11 40.3
4 12:20 2 10 DAL 44 Kyle Orton sacked by Marcus R. Spears for -7 yards 10 7 2.11 0.5 30.5
4 11:50 3 17 DEN 49 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Daniel Graham for 8 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 10 7 0.5 0.4 29.7
4 11:25 4 9 DAL 43 Brett Kern punts 43 yards, touchback 10 7 0.4 -0.28 25.7
4 11:18 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Roy E. Williams (defended by Renaldo Hill) 10 7 0.28 -0.27 28.7
4 11:14 2 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Patrick Crayton (defended by Andre' Goodman). Penalty on Andre' Goodman: Defensive Pass Interference, 12 yards (no play) 10 7 -0.27 1.07 21.4
4 11:09 1 10 DAL 32 Tashard Choice right end for 7 yards (tackle by Ryan McBean and Brian Dawkins) 10 7 1.07 1.47 19.4
4 10:30 2 3 DAL 39 Tashard Choice for 17 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins). Penalty on Martellus Bennett: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 10 7 1.47 0.12 25.9
4 10:01 2 13 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Patrick Crayton (defended by Brian Dawkins) 10 7 0.12 -0.56 29.7
4 9:55 3 13 DAL 29 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Roy E. Williams (defended by D.J. Williams) 10 7 -0.56 -1.44 35.4
4 9:47 4 13 DAL 29 Mat McBriar punts 60 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 14 yards (tackle by Sam Hurd) 10 7 -1.44 -0.61 29.9
4 9:35 1 10 DEN 25 Kyle Orton pass complete short middle to Brandon Marshall for 16 yards (tackle by Bradie James and Mike Jenkins) 10 7 0.61 1.66 36.8
4 8:58 1 10 DEN 41 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins and Igor Olshansky) 10 7 1.66 1.8 37.6
4 8:27 2 5 DEN 46 Kyle Orton pass complete short left to Eddie Royal for 12 yards (tackle by Mike Jenkins). Penalty on Jay Ratliff: Roughing the Passer, 15 yards 10 7 1.8 3.78 52.8
4 7:55 1 10 DAL 27 LaMont Jordan up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Pat Watkins and Ken Hamlin) 10 7 3.78 4.51 59.0
4 7:25 1 10 DAL 16 Knowshon Moreno left guard for 4 yards (tackle by Junior Siavii) 10 7 4.51 4.57 60.0
4 6:48 2 6 DAL 12 Kyle Orton pass incomplete short right intended for Eddie Royal 10 7 4.57 3.73 53.4
4 6:43 Timeout #2 by Denver Broncos 10 7 0 0
4 6:43 3 6 DAL 12 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Knowshon Moreno for 2 yards (tackle by Orlando Scandrick) 10 7 3.73 2.84 45.6
4 6:02 4 4 DAL 10 Matt Prater 28 yard field goal good 10 10 2.84 3 47.2
4 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 10 0 0.28 0.0
4 5:58 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short left to Tashard Choice for 6 yards (tackle by Andra Davis) 10 10 0.28 0.54 42.2
4 5:39 2 4 DAL 26 Tashard Choice up the middle for 6 yards (tackle by Kenny Peterson) 10 10 0.54 1.07 37.2
4 5:02 1 10 DAL 32 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Roy E. Williams for 15 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 10 1.07 2.06 27.8
4 4:21 1 10 DAL 47 Tashard Choice left end for -3 yards (tackle by Mario Haggan) 10 10 2.06 1.11 35.8
4 3:39 2 13 DAL 44 Tony Romo sacked by Vonnie Holliday for -4 yards 10 10 1.11 -0.1 49.0
4 3:03 3 17 DAL 40 Tony Romo pass incomplete deep middle intended for Miles Austin 10 10 -0.1 -0.72 57.3
4 2:57 4 17 DAL 40 Mat McBriar punts 46 yards, returned by Eddie Royal for 13 yards (tackle by Jason Williams) 10 10 -0.72 -0.74 57.8
4 2:47 1 10 DEN 27 Kyle Orton pass complete short right to Brandon Marshall for 8 yards (tackle by Terence Newman) 10 10 0.74 1.28 65.1
4 2:06 2 2 DEN 35 Knowshon Moreno up the middle for 14 yards (tackle by Ken Hamlin) 10 10 1.28 2.19 79.2
4 2:00 1 10 DEN 49 Kyle Orton pass complete deep right to Brandon Marshall for 51 yards, touchdown 10 16 2.19 7 99.1
4 Matt Prater kicks extra point good 10 17 0 0 0.0
4 DEN 30 Matt Prater kicks off 70 yards, touchback 10 17 0 0.28 0.0
4 1:46 1 10 DAL 20 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Jason Witten for 7 yards (tackle by D.J. Williams) 10 17 0.28 0.68 99.6
4 1:23 2 3 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete short right intended for Miles Austin 10 17 0.68 -0.03 100.0
4 1:20 3 3 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass incomplete short left intended for Patrick Crayton (defended by Jack Williams) 10 17 -0.03 -1.57 100.0
4 1:16 4 3 DAL 27 Tony Romo pass complete short middle to Sam Hurd for 53 yards (tackle by Brian Dawkins) 10 17 -1.57 4.24 90.9
4 0:59 Timeout #2 by Dallas Cowboys 10 17 0 0
4 0:59 1 10 DEN 20 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Tashard Choice for 7 yards (tackle by Wesley Woodyard) 10 17 4.24 4.83 88.1
4 0:35 2 3 DEN 13 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Sam Hurd for 5 yards (tackle by Champ Bailey) 10 17 4.83 5.37 87.0
4 0:27 Timeout #3 by Dallas Cowboys 10 17 0 0
4 0:27 1 8 DEN 8 Tony Romo pass complete short right to Patrick Crayton for 6 yards (tackle by Jack Williams) 10 17 5.37 5.72 83.8
4 0:09 2 2 DEN 2 Tony Romo spiked the ball 10 17 5.72 4.95 99.5
4 0:09 3 2 DEN 2 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Sam Hurd (defended by Champ Bailey) 10 17 4.95 3.25 100.0
4 0:05 4 2 DEN 2 Tony Romo pass incomplete short middle intended for Sam Hurd (defended by Champ Bailey) 10 17 3.25 0.38 100.0
4 0:01 1 10 DEN 2 Kyle Orton kneels for -1 yards 10 17 -0.38 -0.85 100.0
End of Regulation1017-0.850
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).