Dallas Cowboys

Cowboys have a chance to go 8-0 on the road

The Cowboys have seven road victories for only the third time in team history. The franchise never has won eight road games in a season.

The 1968 team won 7-0 on the road in a 14-game season and then lost on the road to the Cleveland Browns in the Eastern Championship Game. The 2007 team lost to the Redskins 27-6 in the final regular-season game.

This year’s Cowboys close out their road schedule with a road game in Washington.

They have not lost a road game since a 45-28 setback to the Bears on Dec. 9, 2013. Dallas beat Washington in their final road game of 2013, giving the Cowboys an eight-game road winning streak.

“It’s our mental toughness, and I think that showed again tonight,” Dez Bryant said.

The Cowboys are only 3-4 at home, and play the Colts at AT&T Stadium this week.

But they are the league’s only undefeated road team.

“Hard to explain,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said of the team’s road success. “I do know that we have a mentally tough football team, and there are different things you have to deal with on the road. Obviously, it’s a different environment. You’re in a different stadium on a different field. You’re dealing with crowd noise. But if you come together as a close-knit unit, and you fight together, you give yourself a heck of a chance to have success. I think our team has done that. They’re embraced those situations.”