For the second straight week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped out to an early lead on an NFC East team while on the road.
And for the second straight week, the Bucs squandered that lead and lost the game in frustrating fashion.
Despite sacking Dallas quarterback Tony Romo four times and causing three turnovers, the Bucs struggled offensively and couldn't come up with enough points to beat the Cowboys on the road.
Quarterback Josh Freeman had a bad game and connected on only 10-of-28 passes for 110 with one touchdown and one interception. The Bucs only produced 166 yards on offense and gave up 297 to the Cowboys.
Once again, Tampa Bay's defense was stout against the run; allowing only 38 yards on 23 carries. But they also struggled to run the ball themselves and averaged only 3.0 yards per carry on 25 rushes.
Wearing their red jerseys and pewter pants, the Bucs kicked the ball off to the Cowboys to start the ball game. It didn't take long for Tampa Bay's sec...