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Hometown kid Aaron Jones tramples his favorite team in first NFL start

Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence (90) gives chase as Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones (33) carries the ball in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

DALLAS, Texas (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers, alongside UTEP all-time rusher Aaron Jones, and the Green Bay Packers did it to the Dallas Cowboys once again. The Packers pulled out a thrilling 35-31 victory over the Cowboys in Dallas on Rodgers' 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds left. Rodgers needed just 62 seconds to engineer a 75-yard drive that left Green Bay 4-1.

The victory comes nine months after Rodgers' long completion to Jared Cook on third-and-20 set up Mason Crosby's winning field goal as time expired in a 34-31 win against Dallas.

Adams was playing for the first time since leaving the field on a stretcher following a helmet-to-helmet hit by Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan in Chicago 10 days earlier.

Dak Prescott had given the Cowboys the lead on an 11-yard touchdown run with 1:13 remaining, capping a 17-play drive that lasted almost nine minutes.

Aaron Jones became the first Green Bay running back with 100 yards in his first start as a rookie since Samkon Gado in 2005. Jones ran 19 times for 125 yards and a touchdown.

Ezekiel Elliott had 116 yards on 29 carries for the 2-3 Cowboys, who have matched their loss total of last season.

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