The Baltimore Ravens added a late touchdown in the final minute on Sunday to take a 17-10 lead into the locker room. The Cowboys' offense controlled much of the first half, but a Tony Romo interception into the final three minutes swung the half and led to the 7-point deficit.
The Cowboys continued to run all over the Baltimore defense, pounding the ball with DeMarco Murray and Felix Jones. Dallas ran right through the Ravens on their opening possession, and they went to the ground again on their second drive. The Cowboys came away with 3 points for a momentary 10-3 lead. The drive lasted more than six minutes and featured a heavy dose of Murray, but the offense stalled out inside the Baltimore 15 and was forced to settle for a Dan Bailey field goal. Murray already has 90 yards on 13 carries.
Baltimore would bring things even on their ensuing possession, with Ray Rice punching it in from 1 yard out. The Ravens went no-huddle for most of the drive, and two big runs by Rice and a 12-yard burst by Bernard Pierce quickly moved the ball into the Dallas red zone.
Dallas continued to march on the ground with their next possession, but Romo overthrew his intended receiver, Kevin Ogletree, and Cary Williams was there to scoop up the ball before it hit the turf. The Ravens took advantage of the giveaway, with Joe Flacco finding Torrey Smith down the left sideline for the 17-10 lead.
Flacco worked the two-minute drill perfectly, and veteran Anquan Boldin found plenty of room to operate in the middle of the field on two consecutive plays. In Dallas territory, Flacco lobbed one to Smith in the left corner and the speedy wideout hauled it in. There were two flags on the play, and it looked like Smith may have pushed off on Morris Claiborne. But both penalties were called on the defense and the touchdown was upheld.
On the play, Claiborne suddenly collapsed to the turf, clutching his leg. As soon as Smith nudged him, he went down. The Dallas medical staff had him on the training table and were examining his right knee, but he was walking on his own on the sideline before the teams went into the locker room.