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Cowboys vs. Packers Game Balls

Packers WR Davante Adams, left, cut the deficit to 21-20 in the third quarter with a 46-yard touchdown catch.
Packers WR Davante Adams, left, cut the deficit to 21-20 in the third quarter with a 46-yard touchdown catch. AP

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers: Playing with a torn calf muscle, Rodgers passed for 316 yards and three touchdowns. He completed 24 of 35 passes, including four of 26 or more yards. His passer rating was 125.4.

Packers receivers Davante Adams and Randall Cobb: Adams, a rookie from Fresno State, proved to be the X-factor in the game. He caught seven passes for 117 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown. Cobb had eight catches for 116 yards.

Packers linebacker/end Julius Peppers: He was very disruptive early and finished with six tackles, a sack, one tackle for loss and two forced fumbles.

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and tight end Jason Witten: Romo, although sacked four times, completed 15 of 19 passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns. His passer rating was 143.6. Witten had six catches for 71 yards. Four of his catches came in the first half when Dallas built a 14-10 halftime lead.

Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey and linebacker Bruce Carter: Mincey had five tackles, one tackle for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. His second-quarter strip and fumble recovery led to a Dallas touchdown. Carter led the team in tackles with nine and had one tackle for loss.

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