NaVorro Bowman

Cowboys overcome injuries to beat 49ers 24-17

The San Francisco 49ers should look to the Dallas Cowboys for an example of how to thrive while missing some star players.

With Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and two starting offensive lineman sidelined by injuries, the Cowboys still managed to beat San Francisco 24-17 Sunday for their third straight win.

Now the Niners (1-3) head into a short week following their third straight loss dealing with injuries to two key defensive players, most notably star linebacker NaVorro Bowman. Bowman was carted off the field with a lower left leg injury that appeared to be serious after he went down without contact in the third quarter.

"It is tough to see anyone go down,"...