Murray Gains 253 Yards, Cowboys Top Rams

7 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, October 23 2011 Oct 23, 2011 Sunday, October 23, 2011 6:43:00 PM CDT October 23, 2011 in Football
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ARLINGTON, TX (AP) -- DeMarco Murray ran for a franchise-record 253 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown that's the second-longest in club history, to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 34-7 victory over the ailing St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

In the start of a football-baseball doubleheader between teams from Dallas-Fort Worth and St. Louis, the Cowboys (3-3) emphatically ended their stretch of 11 straight games decided by
four points or less.

The Rams (0-6) were without quarterback Sam Bradford and were averaging the fewest points in the league even with him. They also had by far the worst run defense in the NFL, allowing 163 yards per game.

Quarterback A.J. Feeley was mediocre in his first start since 2007 and Steven Jackson ran for 70 yards and a touchdown. St. Louis also saw right tackle Jason Smith and backup defensive tackle
Darell Scott carted off with head injuries.

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