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Dak Prescott, Tony Pollard lead Dallas Cowboys offense on first touchdown of preseason

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, center, celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, center, celebrates his touchdown with teammates during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) AP

The Dallas Cowboys scored a touchdown on their first drive Saturday night to take a brief 7-0 lead in a preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii.

Running back Tony Pollard scored on a 14-yard run with 5:06 left in the first quarter. The Cowboys drove 97 yards in 12 plays for the score.

Dak Prescott was 5 for 5 for 64 yards, including a 31-yard completion to Michael Gallup. Prescott and most of the offensive starters did not play another snap.

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Stefan Stevenson has been covering sports for the Star-Telegram since 1997. He spent five years covering TCU athletics, which included two BCS bowls, two trips to the college World Series and the move to the Big 12. He has covered the Texas Rangers since 2014 and started reporting on the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.
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