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LB Rolando McClain anchors Cowboys to last second win

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It was not easy, but the Dallas Cowboys pulled out a last second win over Washington at FedEx Field Monday night.

Place kicker Dan Bailey nailed a 54-yard field with nine seconds left in the fourth quarter, handing Dallas a 19-16 victory. Cowboys’ linebacker Rolando McClain finished third on the team in tackles (10), with five coming unassisted.

It was his second double-digit tackling performance of the season (Carolina, 12 tackles), since returning from a four-game suspension. McClain captained a front line that limited Washington to 2.8 yards per carry rushing and 73 total rushing yards on 23 attempts. He now stands at 52 total tackles.

The Cowboys (4-8) will travel to Lambeau Field next week to face Green Bay.

Stephen M. Smith is a senior analyst and columnist for Touchdown Alabama MagazineYou can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @ESPN_Future.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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