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Dallas Cowboys (8-6)

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vs. LAC
L 6-28
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vs. Was
W 38-14
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W 30-10
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@ Oak
W 20-17
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vs. Sea
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Cowboys get narrow win before Elliott's return

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Ezekiel Elliott will return from suspension to a Dallas Cowboys team still in the playoff hunt thanks to a first down gained by the width of an index card and a fumble just shy of the end zone.

Dan Bailey kicked the go-ahead, 19-yard field goal after Dak Prescott converted a fourth-down sneak by the slimmest of margins and the Cowboys survived a last-minute drive by Oakland when Derek Carr fumbled just short of the end zone to give Dallas a 20-17 victory Sunday night in their final game without Elliott.

After losing the first three games with Elliott sidelined for his domestic violence suspension, the Cowboys (8-6) have won three straight to get back into contention heading into the final two-game stretch against Seattle and Philadelphia.

NFC East Division
xy-Philadelphia 1220.857
Dallas 860.571
Washington 680.429
New York 2120.143
Full Standings
Pass Yds: D. Prescott2964
Pass TDs: D. Prescott21
Rush Yds: E. Elliott783
Rush TDs: E. Elliott7
Rec Yds: D. Bryant771
Rec TDs: D. Bryant6
Int: J. Heath3
Sacks: D. Lawrence13.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4728 (13)
Passing Yards: 2966 (27)
Rushing Yards: 1913 (3)
Points per game: 24.0 (11)
Yards per game: 337.7 (15)
Touchdowns: 39 (5)
Field Goals: 18 (25)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4734 (18)
Passing Yards: 3480 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1518 (13)
Points per game: 22.2 (17)
Yards per game: 338.1 (18)
Touchdowns: 33 (18)
Field Goals: 19 (5)
Date Player Transactions
11/28 D. McFadden retired
11/27 A. Green pract. squad add
11/26 D. McFadden cut
11/26 M. Nugent cut
11/26 D. Jones signed
11/26 T. Williams active/prac. squad
11/11 D. Ross active/prac. squad
11/9 E. Elliott suspended 6 games (NFL Personal Conduct Policy)
11/8 L. Neal active/prac. squad
11/8 J. Vellano pract. squad add
Date Player Status
12/17 B. Butler foot (Out)
12/17 L. Collins back (Questionable)
12/17 M. Collins foot (Questionable)
12/17 J. Durant concussion (Out)
12/17 J. Hanna knee (Questionable)
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