Dan Bailey’s 39-yard field goal 9:21 into the extra period Sunday decided the Cowboys’ 27-24 victory, their third straight win and the Redskins’ sixth consecutive defeat.
Bailey’s winning kick was set up by Tony Romo‘s 26-yard completion to Dez Bryant on third-and-15 after Washington’s Graham Gano was barely wide right on a 52-yard field-goal attempt on the opening possession of overtime.
The Cowboys (6-4) overcame a letdown in the final period, after surrendering an 89-yard TD drive to allow Washington to tie the game with 14 seconds left.
Romo finished 23 for 37 for 292 yards and three touchdowns. He hasn’t thrown an interception in three straight games.
The rookie Bailey is now 23-24 on the year on field goals.
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