Post-game notes from Monday night

Dallas beats Carolina, 21-7 for its first ever win inside of new Cowboys Stadium. Here are some post-game notes from the big win.

* Victor Butler recorded his first career sacks with two fourth quarter takedowns of Jake Delhomme. He forced his first career fumble on the second sack that was recovered by Jason Hatcher.

* Nick Folk extended his club record to 104 consecutive PATs converted after hitting his only try tonight.

Folk missed a first quarter field goal tonight snapping his streak of 16 consecutive field goals made.

* Mike Jenkins recorded the first takeaway of the season for the Cowboys with an interception of a Jake Delhomme pass. It was the second interception of Jenkins' career.

* Felix Jones made his first career start tonight. He finished the game averaging 11.8 yards-per-carry (eight carries for 94 yards).

* Mat McBriar had five punts downed inside the 20-yard line tonight to give him 102 for his career to make him the fourth punter in team history to have over 100 punts downed inside the 20. He joins Mike Saxon (166), Danny White (144) and Toby Gowin (106) as the only punters to accomplish the feat.

* McBriar's five punts downed inside the 20-yard line tonight was the second time McBriar accomplished that feat and ties the club record for punts downed inside the 20-yard line. Danny Villanueva, Duane Carrell and Toby Gowin (three times) share the record.

* Terence Newman intercepted his 21st career pass, one that he returned 27 yards for his second career interception return for a touchdown.

* Jay Ratliff notched the first sack of the season for the Cowboys on a third quarter takedown of Jake Delhomme.

* Jason Witten caught nine passes tonight to give him 448 for his career, allowing him to pass Keith Jackson (441) for 12th on the NFL's all-time tight end receptions list. He needs just three more to pass Wesley Walls (450) for 11th.

* Witten had 77 receiving yards tonight to give him 5,116 for his career to pass Jimmie Giles (5,084), Mickey Shuler (5,100) and Charle Young (5,106) for 22nd on the league's all-time tight end receiving yards list.

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