Monday Night the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants faced off in a tough battle. Both teams are known for their elite running backs who are Cowboys Ezekiel Elliot and Giants Saquon Barkley. The Cowboys had the Edge in the running gain that night and Dak Prescott delivered through the air. The Giants struggled offensively and defensively gave up big plays from start to finish.
The Giants offense struggled as Saquon Barkley had a dull 28 yards on 14 carries. Daniel Jones passed for a touchdown and an interception completing 26 of 41 throws for 210 yards. Barkley also lead on the receiving end with 6 catches for 67 yards. The Giants struggled Defensively due to Dallas rushing attack and failing to contain the Big plays.
The Cowboys offensively had a solid day. Dak Prescott completes 22 out of 35 passes for 257 yards and three Touchdowns. Dak threw 1 interception as well which was the first play of the game but it did not bring down the spirits of Dallas as they fought to get the win. Zeke Elliot rushed for 139 yards on 23 carries helping lead the Cowboys up and down the field.
On the receiving end 3 players hauled in touchdowns from Dak Prescott. The three were Amari Cooper, Blake Jarwin, and Michael Gallup. Cooper led with 4 catches for 80 yards and his clutch 45 yard touchdown. Even after taking the lead 30-18 the Cowboys defense did not let up.
In the closing of the the 4th quarter Dallas put pressure on Daniel Jones in the pocket. With that pressure they hit Jones in the arm resulting in a fumble that was recovered by Jourdan Lewis. Lewis ran the fumble recovery back for a 63 yard touchdown. That was the true nail in the coffin closing the game 37-18 as Dallas gained another win with a record of 5-3. More to come this season in the NFL! Its gonna be exciting to see who will go all the way!
By: Jay Burley