Cowboys Fall to Seattle, 17-14

Rian Lindell kicked a 20-yard field goal with 25 seconds left, giving the Seattle Seahawks a 17-14 victory over the Dallas Cowboys and new rushing record-holder Emmitt Smith on Sunday. Smith broke Walter Payton's record on an 11-yard run with just over 9 minutes left in the game.

The former Florida star finished with 24 carries for 109 yards, both season highs, and has 16,743 yards over his 13-year career.

The Seahawks won on the road for the first time this season despite losing quarterback Trent Dilfer to a season-ending Achilles injury in the second quarter.

Receiver Darrell Jackson sustained a concussion on a fourth-quarter hit by safety Darren Woodson, then had a seizure in the shower and was taken to Baylor Medical Center, where he was in stable condition.

Dallas lost its second straight in the debut of rookie quarterback Chad Hutchinson, whose last football game was as a sophomore at Stanford in 1997.

Matt Hasselbeck relieved Dilfer and went 12-for-19 for 131 yards with an interception.

"He is a player that gets excitable, but he played within himself today," Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren said.

Shaun Alexander ran 23 times for 58 yards. His 2-yard touchdown run made it 7-0 with 12 seconds left in the first half and a 5-yard TD run made it 14-7 early in the fourth.

Smith tied it with a 1-yard run, his 150th career rushing score, at the end of his record-breaking drive.

Seattle's ensuing drive went 72 yards, with Dallas providing 35 on penalties for pass interference and unnecessary roughness, to set up Lindell's game-winning kick.

Hutchinson, who spent the last four years playing in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, was 12-of-24 for 145 yards with a 39-yard touchdown to Joey Galloway. He was sacked twice.

"The record was not a distraction," Hutchinson said. "I certainly felt more comfortable in this debut than in my major league debut. I felt more prepared for the game and the situations I knew I would face."

Woodson had eight tackles, giving him 1,243 in his career and breaking the franchise record of 1,236 held by linebacker Lee Roy Jordan.

"I'm glad both guys got their records, but that had nothing to do with why we lost the game today," Cowboys defensive end Greg Ellis said. "They are not a bad football team, but we felt like we should have stopped them."

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