Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10  Dallas Cowboys 14 Sunday 7 October 1990 at Texas Stadium
SCORING DAL 3:28-1Q Novacek 12 pass from Aikman (Willis kick) TB 14:57-2Q Christie FG33 TB 2:35-2Q Anderson 58 pass from Testaverde (Christie kick) DAL 14:08-4Q Smith 14 run (Willis kick)
Dallas were starting their ascendancy from the NFL's doldrums under Jimmy Johnson and this win was a big step for them.   They held the Bucs to under 300 yards of total offense and used Emmitt Smith's 121 yards rushing to control the clock in the second half.   Broderick Thomas tied Lee Roy Selmon's team record with three sacks in one game and Gary Anderson set a Buc record by scoring a TD in his fifth straight game.
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING BUCS: G Anderson 17-76, Testaverde 2-19, Cobb 6-12. COWBOYS: Smith 23-121, Aikman 4-26, Highsmith 3-10, Agee 1- 4, Johnston 1-2, McKinnon 1-(-8). PASSING BUCS: Testaverde 21-13-194-0-1. COWBOYS: Aikman 24-17-173-1-1. RECEIVING BUCS: G Anderson 3-88, Harvey 3-25, Hall 2-29, Carrier 2-27, Hill 2-21, Cobb 1-4. COWBOYS: Martin 6-51, Novacek 3-35, Agee 2-48, McKinnon 2- 32, Smith 2-(-9), Wright 1-10, Johnston 1-6. INTERCEPTIONS BUCS: Everett 1-23. COWBOYS: none. KICK RETURNS BUCS: Cobb 2-62. COWBOYS: Dixon 1-28, Wright 1-22. PUNT RETURNS BUCS: Drewrey 2-19. COWBOYS: Harris 3-17. SACKS BUCS: Thomas 3-24. COWBOYS: Jones 2.5-21, Tolbert 1-3, Stubbs 0.5-6.
STARTERS OFFENSE DEFENSE LT 74 Gruber DE 79 Davis LG 76 Dill DT 95 Jarvis C 60 Grimes DE 71 Skow RG 62 Beckles LOLB 51 Thomas RT 72 Taylor LILB 99 Marve TE 82 Hall RILB 54 Randle WR 84 Hill ROLB 58 Moss WR 88 Carrier LCB 29 Reynolds FB 33 Cobb RCB 45 Haddix RB 40 Anderson SS 30 Robinson QB 14 Testaverde FS 39 Hamilton PLAYED 2 Christie, 3 Royals, 20 Harris, 26 Harvey, 31 Rice, 32 Perkins. 38 Lawson, 42 Everett, 52 McCants, 53 Coleman, 56 Anno, 59 Murphy, 61 Mayberry, 69 Bruhin, 75 Bax, 78 Cannon, 80 Pillow, 83 Peebles, 87 Drewrey, 89 J Anderson, 96 Newton, 98 Seals DID NOT PLAY 17 Chandler, INACTIVE 7 Carlson, 70 Swayne
COMMENTARY CREW Brad Nessler and Dan Jiggets