The Dallas Cowboys decisively defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 30 to 17, on September 13, 1981.

Final

STL

17

DAL

Cowboys

2-0-0

30

Team

STL

DAL

1

7

14

2

7

13

3

0

3

4

3

0

Total

17

30

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

STL

DAL

Cowboys

Ron Springs 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

0

7

Cardinals

Willard Harrell 62-yard pass from Neil Lomax (Neil O'Donoghue kick)

7

7

Cowboys

Ron Springs 4-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

7

14

2nd quarter

STL

DAL

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 47-yard field goal

7

17

Cowboys

Ron Springs 1-yard run (Rafael Septien kick)

7

24

Cardinals

Theotis Brown 11-yard run (Neil O'Donoghue kick)

14

24

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 32-yard field goal

14

27

3rd quarter

STL

DAL

Cowboys

Rafael Septien 25-yard field goal

14

30

4th quarter

STL

DAL

Cardinals

Neil O'Donoghue 24-yard field goal

17

30