The Dallas Cowboys haven’t beaten Arizona in three straight tries. The Cowboys have lost to the Arizona Cardinals every time they’ve played them since 2008, and none of those recent wins was more exciting than this one. An overtime thriller that, as usual, went down to the last play.

With only a few seconds left in regulation, the Cowboys made some interesting decisions. Wasting precious seconds, Tony Romo and the Cowboys’ offensive line slowly marched up to the line of scrimmage and spiked the ball with about six seconds left. This gave Dan Bailey a chance to kick in the game-winning 49-yard field goal. On Bailey’s first attempt, he sent a great one flying–and made it–but not before Cowboys’ coach Jason Garrett called a time out, icing his kicker. On the second attempt, Bailey didn’t put enough under it, and it hit well below the uprights. That sent the game into overtime.

In OT, the Cardinals had the ever-essential first possession. Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb was almost sacked on the first play from scrimmage for the Cards, but Kolb found LaRod Stephens-Howling on a quick screen pass and Stephens-Howling took it all the way to the house for the game-winning score. Game, set, Red Birds!

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