Cowboys shut out for first time since 2003


The five-game winning streak is over and the NFC East is still up for grabs after the Dallas Cowboys got shut out by the Indianapolis Colts 23-0.

The last time the Cowboys were shut out in a game was a 12-0 loss to the New England Patriots in 2003.

Dallas amassed just 292 total yards of offense while the Colts sacked quarterback Dak Prescott three times hammering home how anemic the Cowboys offense played.  Prescott finished 24 of 39 with 206 passing yards and an interception.

The Dallas defense had its worst showing since its last loss allowing Colts running back Marlon Mack to run for 139 yards and two touchdowns.

This is the first time since the loss to Tennessee that Dallas allowed over 100 rushing yards to an opponent.

Ezekiel Elliott finished with a decent game with 87 rushing yards, but fell victim to tempo as the Cowboys were quickly put in catch-up mode and forced to abandon the run.

The Cowboys (8-6) have a one-game lead in the division after Washington (7-7) won on Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles could also get to within a game of the Cowboys with a win Sunday night against the Rams. Dallas hosts Tampa Bay next week.

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