Cowboys win streak snapped by Falcons

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 12: Tevin Coleman #26 of the Atlanta Falcons runs the ball during the first half against the Dallas Cowboys at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on November 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ATLANTA (KXAN) — The Dallas Cowboys (5-4) dropped a game for the first time in over a month losing 27-7 to the Atlanta Falcons.

In their first game following the suspension of running back Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys ran for 93 yards. Alfred Morris led Dallas in rushing with 53 yards on 11 carries. The Cowboys were shutout after halftime as Atlanta (5-4) pulled away to make the fourth quarter a formality.

Dak Prescott had 176 passing yards and scored Dallas’ only touchdown with an 11 yard run in the first quarter. The Cowboys will host the Eagles next week on Sunday Night Football on KXAN. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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