Cowboys beat Browns 23-20 in wild OT finish

Cowboys beat Browns 23-20 in wild OT finish
November 18, 2012, 5:00 pm
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Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant (88) and Miles Austin (19) celebrate a touchdown catch by Bryant in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo that sparked a wild ending in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.

Bailey's winning kick with 6:07 remaining in overtime came after both teams punted once in the first overtime game at Cowboys Stadium. Bailey hit a tying 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds left in regulation.

Dallas (5-5) rallied from a 13-0 halftime deficit and went ahead 17-13 on Romo's 28-yard pass to Dez Bryant.

A fumble by Browns rookie Brandon Weeden on a sack appeared to put the Cowboys in control, but Romo gave it right back with a fumble on another sack.

The Cowboys made one goal-line stand in the final minutes, but the Browns got another chance and went ahead 20-17 on Weeden's 17-yard pass to Benjamin Watson.


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