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Dunbar has big night for Cowboys


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ARLINGTON -- Rookie Lance Dunbar rushed for 105 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown, and Dan Bailey made three field goals in a 30-13 win over Miami in the preseason final Wednesday night at Cowboys Stadium.

The final roster cutdown is Friday. Dallas opens the regular season at the New York Giants next Wednesday.

In the battle for a backup running back job, Dunbar, second-year man Phillip Tanner and rookie fullback Jamize Olawale had strong games. Dunbar and Olawale played at North Texas.

Dunbar had a 27-yard punt return to go along with his 105 yards. Tanner had nine carries for 48 yards and a touchdown. Olawale had seven carries for 53 yards with a long of 24 yards.

"Dunbar ran the ball very well," Dallas coach Jason Garrett said. "He's a tough guy."

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Lance was named "Player of the Game".... ... sort of hard to cut the player of the game. ... 105 yards .. a 50 yd TD....... He looked extremely good at breaking tackles.

Jamize had 53.. both averaged 7 yds per carry.

They cut the team down on Friday.

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I have had many discussions/arguments with people about Lance making the team. If he doesn't make the 53 man then I have a lot of crow to eat.

When he does then many foks owe me a "you were right".

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Grant Gilbert @Grant_UNT @SportsSturm @JustinMonty not a chance. He made someone's 53 man roster tonight. No doubt. You're crazy Bob. He'll never clear waivers

Bob Sturm @SportsSturm @Grant_UNT @JustinMonty I may be crazy, but you have UNT in your twitter name.

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