Cowboys in Trouble

Just six games into the season, the Dallas Cowboys are in trouble.

Ahman Green and Brett Favre once again turned Lambeau Field into a home-field advantage.

Green rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns and Favre threw for two scores as the Green Bay Packers coasted to a 41-20 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Looking to avoid going 0-4 at Lambeau Field for the first time since 1988, the Packers completely dominated the Cowboys in what was a key NFC game between teams that have gotten off to disappointing starts.

"We made some strides today, converting nine out of 12 third downs," Packers coach Mike Sherman said. "Certainly when you do that, and when you're pretty good in the red zone you're going to score points and move the football."

Green enjoyed his best game of the season, scoring on a one-yard run in the second quarter and a 90-yard jaunt in the third quarter that gave the Packers a 41-13 bulge. He needed just 15 carries en route to his third 100-yard game of the season.

Just 1-8 including playoffs lifetime against the Cowboys, Favre also did his part, completing 23-of-29 passes for 258 yards. He threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Javon Walker in the second quarter and connected with Donald Driver on a 33-yard scoring play in a 21-point third quarter.

"I feel like we executed better, the way we should have from the start," said Favre, who has thrown a TD pass in 32 straight games. "Our third down (success) this year has been by far the best since I've been here, long yardage or short yardage."

Walker had eight catches for 129 yards.

Green Bay held a 480-362 advantage in total yards.

Running back Tony Fisher also threw an eight-yard TD pass to tight end Bubba Franks in the third quarter for the Packers (3-4), who have scored 79 points in winning their last two games.

"We should expect this," Sherman said. "We should expect to win at home. Even though we had a very worthy opponent today, in front of our crowd and our stadium, we expect to win. There is a comfort in knowing that we won our last two and that there is a great chemistry in the locker room. If we didn't have the right guys in the locker room, we wouldn't have been able to win today, or last week or hopefully in the future.

Vinny Testaverde went 23-of-35 for 308 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys, who have lost three straight for the first time in two seasons under coach Bill Parcells.

"The whole defense was really poor today," Parcells said. "We're in a bad way injury wise. (Terry) Glenn sprained his foot in the first quarter. Quincy Morgan pulled a hamstring on the final play of the game. I guess we must go back to the drawing board and that goes for me too. What I'm doing is not working either."

Eddie George scored on a five-yard run in the fourth quarter for Dallas. He rushed for 41 yards on 10 carries.

The Packers' run defensive was solidified by the return of 375-pound tackle Grady Jackson, who had missed the last five game with a dislocated kneecap.

"I went out and the knee felt great," Jackson said. "We tried to take Eddie George and the run out of the game and put it all on Vinny. Last year we had a slow start (3-4) and I joined the team and we really picked it up defensively. We can do it again this year."

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