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Cowboys come up short: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Cowboys come up short: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott was 21 of 31 for 243 yards, two touchdowns and the interception.

Kevin Byard celebrated an interception against the Cowboys in an interesting way Monday.

This time Dallas took advantage of their field position, with quarterback Dak Prescott finding Amari Cooper with a four-yard pass to send the former Oakland Raiders receiver over in the corner for the touchdown.

On Monday, coach Jason Garrett did not have a specific timeline for his absence, but said, "we anticipate him to be out for a little bit". This win by the Titans (4-4) ended their three-game losing streak while handing the Cowboys (3-5) their first loss in four home games and making their road to the playoffs a hard one. Coming into the game ranked #1 in total defense, that wasn't seen coming due to the Titans being alongside Dallas in the bottom 5 in the league on offense.

The Dallas Morning News was first to report the likely timeline for Lee's absence. Prescott connected with Hurns for a 23-yard touchdown to knot the score with 39 seconds left.

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"I don't know how to articulate my patience or lack thereof, and I'm not trying to be smart", Jones said.

And the normally upbeat owner and general manager doesn't care to discuss the NFC East standings, even though the Cowboys can pull even with defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia by getting their first road win of the season at the Eagles on Sunday. If changes don't come soon, the Cowboys will find themselves at.500 or less at the end of the season.

Prescott committed his first two turnovers at home this season in Dallas' first loss at AT&T Stadium.

Dallas forced another golden opportunity on the next Tennessee drive, when Mariota fumbled at the 38-yard line and Jaylon Smith recovered. During the bye week Dallas fired offensive line coach Paul Alexander and promoted top assistant Marc Columbo, But Prescott still found himself sacked five times. Before you lock in any Titans vs. Cowboys picks, be sure to check out what SportsLine expert Mike Tierney has to say. "Had we played a lot better tonight and had the loss, then I would be more positive about that".

Owner Jerry Jones, while confessing he was befuddled by Monday's loss to the Tennessee Titans coming out of a bye week, said he was disappointed his team looked exhausted and failed to deliver in the second half.