Arlington, TX (Sports Network) – David Buehler’s 31-yard field goal with time expiring lifted the Dallas Cowboys to a 27-25 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the teams’ preseason finale.
Buehler kicked four field goals in the victory, also hitting from 51, 45 and 40 yards out.
Starting quarterback Tony Romo did not play, while Stephen McGee took all the snaps and threw for 304 yards and one touchdown on 27-of-42 passing.
Herb Donaldson ran for a touchdown and Sam Hurd caught one for the Cowboys, who begin their 2010 season September 12 at Washington.
Chad Pennington was 7-of-10 for 40 yards and a score in his final tuneup contest. Tyler Thigpen passed for 160 yards and two touchdowns, throwing one interception and completing 10-of-18 passes, while Chad Henne was 6-of-11 for 53 yards.
Roberto Wallace caught three passes for 59 yards and a TD for the Dolphins, who open the season September 12 at Buffalo.