(BALTIMORE) — The Dallas Cowboys lost a close one to the Baltimore Ravens 31-29 when kicker Dan Bailey missed a 51-yard field-goal try with six seconds remaining.
It was a wild finish for both teams. The Ravens held a 31-23 lead late in the fourth quarter when Cowboys quarterback Tono Romo lead the team down the field with less than a minute remaining. Romo found receiver Dez Bryant for a four-yard touchdown with 32 seconds left in the game, but the two-point conversersion to tie the game failed.
The Cowboys (2-3) recovered the ensuing onside kick and had a chance to win, but Bailey’s field goal attempt was wide-left.
Baltimore’s heralded defense was tagged for 481 total yards and the Cowboys held possession for over 40 minutes, but the Ravens held on for their 14th consecutive home victory.
The Ravens led by as many as 11 points before the Cowboys mounted their comeback.
Receiver Jacoby Jones returned a record-tying 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third quarter for the Ravens. (5-1)
Ray Rice rushed for 63 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
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Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN Newswire