The Dallas Cowboys is an American professional football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area. The Cowboys compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member of the East Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) league. The team is headquartered in Frisco, Texas and has played its home games at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas since its opening in 2009.
Cowboys vs Giants
Ezekiel Elliott ran for a touchdown to come back from a seven-point deficit and Brett Maher hit three field goals as the Cowboys beat the Giants for the 10th time in 11 games. Cooper Rush threw for 210 yards, including a one-yard touchdown pass for the Lambs as the quarterback won the second game after Dak Prescott’s injury.
Saquon Barkley scored on a 36-yard touchdown run that gave the Giants a 13-6 lead in the third quarter. The Giants’ Graham Gano added three field goals, including a 51-yarder with 3:37 to play to make it one point at 23-16. The Giants later got the ball back with 1:45 to play, but an interception by Trevon Diggs sent New York coach Brian Daboll to his first loss of the series.
In case one key play in the game comes from McCarthy. On fourth-and-four at the Giants’ 41 and tied at 13 with 10:27 to play, the Dallas coach had a first down. Rush hit Lamb over the stick on the next play, then hit Peyton Hendershot for the 10. He then found Lamb on 26 consecutive passes, then one-handed on the fadeaway for the lead.
Afterwards, Dallas entered the game with just one touchdown in each of its first two games, and that trend continued Monday night. DeMarcus Lawrence tied his career high with three and was sacked five times by Daniel Jones.
The Cowboys also played a big role on special teams, as quarterback Dorance Armstrong blocked Gano’s 47-yard field goal on New York’s opening drive.
Who is the real competitor
It’s always nice to beat a hot competitor even if it’s not.
The victory of the Dallas Cowboys 23-16 against the New York Giants is not exactly beautiful, the team is its worst enemy at times with self-inflicted mistakes, but in the end, the talent of the Cowboys’ appeared on top.
Some of that talent, perhaps unexpectedly, is found behind the centre. For all the concern that the Cowboys will need to field a backup quarterback again, Cooper Rush has shown more than he can draw attention to, with three fourth-quarter or overtime-winning game drives since 1970 combined. his first three career starts.
Rush completed 67.7 per cent of his passes for 215 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions for a 98.2 passer rating. CeeDee Lamb finished with eight catches for 87 yards on the true surge, while Noah Brown added another 54 yards on five receptions.
The ground game played its part as Tony Pollard rushed for 105 yards and Ezekiel Elliott added 73 yards. Together they averaged 5.9 yards.
Defensive tackle DeMarcus Lawrence was the leader, at least early on, as the veteran tallied three sacks, his first multi-sack game in Atlanta since November 18, 2018, and at least his third career three-sack game. Unfortunately, Lawrence was forced to leave the game midway through the third quarter with a leg injury.
Even in Lawrence’s absence, his defensive teammates have been formidable again, failing to give up more than 19 tackles in any game this season. The unit sacked Giants quarterback Daniel Jones five times in the game but posted an impressive 24 pass rushes. In all, they only covered New York 196 yards.
Injuries made by Cowboys
Wide receiver Sterling Shepard, the longest-tenured player and one of the key leaders of the young team, suffered a knee injury in New York’s final offensive play.
Shepard, who was hired to return to New York this year and catch a touchdown pass after recovering from an Achilles tendon injury late last season, had to be carted off the field.
Giants offensive lineman Andrew Thomas says “he is heartbroken”.She has worked hard to come back and to see him come through again like this, I feel for the guy. He likes games and works hard.
Head coach Brian Daboll does not have a word about the extent of the injury, but it is concerned: “Guys are working through the injury, and if it is something this season, we will know tomorrow morning or maybe even tonight” You will hate these guys because they put everything into it.
Shepard, 29, has 362 catches for 4,038 yards and 22 touchdowns in 75 games this NFL season, all with New York.