45.3 F
Fort Worth
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Sports Prescott throws for 3 TDs as Cowboys beat Giants again
Sports Prescott throws for 3 TDs as Cowboys beat Giants again

Prescott throws for 3 TDs as Cowboys beat Giants again

Other News

The virus and sport: Women’s PGA Championship to be played Oct. 6-11

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The Women's PGA Championship has been rescheduled for Oct. 6-11 because...

Exxon’s oil slick

Exxon Mobil is slashing its capital spending budget for 2020 by 30% due to weak demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a market...

Folk music’s Mark Twain: 7 Essential tracks from John Prine,

NEW YORK (AP) β€” Some people, the songs just come out of them. For nearly half a century, they tumbled out of John Prine...

Tarrant County records another COVID-19 death

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) on Wednesday, April 8 reported that a resident of Euless has died as the result of the COVID-19 virus....

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) β€” Dak Prescott shook off an interception on his first pass of the game and threw three touchdown passes, leading the Dallas Cowboys to a 37-18 victory over the New York Giants in a Monday night game briefly delayed by an elusive black cat.

Prescott hit Blake Jarwin for a much-needed 42-yard touchdown late in the second quarter. He added a 15-yarder to Michael Gallup and a 45-yarder to Amari Cooper in the fourth as Dallas (5-3) beat New York (2-7) for the sixth straight time.

Brett Maher kicked three field goals, including a 52-yarder in the waning seconds of the first half that gave Dallas the lead for good after falling behind 12-3 in the second quarter. Jourdan Lewis scored on a 63-yard fumble return in the final seconds.

The win gave the Cowboys, who were coming off a bye, a half-game lead over Philadelphia in the NFC East and improved their record in the division to 4-0, including a win over the Eagles.

Ezekiel Elliott ran for 139 yards for Dallas, which outscored the Giants 34-9 after the cat appeared late in the second quarter, forcing referee Clay Martin to delay the game for a couple of minutes until the feline was herded up a stadium tunnel.

Daniel Jones threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Cody Latimer for fading New York. Aldrick Rosas hit four field goals, but he also missed an extra point attempt that was important in sending New York to its fifth straight loss.

Rosas’ 25-yarder gave the Giants a 12-3 lead with 2:50 left, but the Cowboys scored 10 points in the final 52 seconds of the half to take a 13-12 lead.

Jarwin, who has scored five of his six career touchdowns against the Giants, rambled most of the 42 yards on the score to get Dallas within 12-10 with :52 left in the half.

Xavier Woods intercepted a third-down pass by Jones on the ensuing series and returned it to the Giants 38, setting up Maher’s go-ahead field goal on the final play.

The teams exchanged field goals in the third quarter, with a Jones fumble forced by Woods setting up Dallas. Rosas answered for New York.

The chippy fourth quarter belonged to Dallas and Prescott, who finished 22 of 35 for 257 yards. He has thrown for 12 TDs against New York in the last four games.

Jones finished 26 of 41 for 210 yards, with most coming on a 65-yard play by Saquon Barkley, his longest reception.

WORTH NOTING

Jones has dropped five in a row after winning his first two starts. The only other rookie quarterback who lost five in a row after winning his first two starts was John Elway in 1983, according to Stats .

INJURIES

Cowboys: Safety Jeff Heath left early in second half with a leg injury.

UP NEXT

Cowboys: Host Minnesota on Sunday night.

Giants: Home to play an away game against the Jets on Sunday.

More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL


close






Oh hi there πŸ‘‹
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome content in your inbox.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Latest News

Cowboys cancel practice over medical issue involving staff

FRISCO, Texas (AP) β€” The Dallas Cowboys canceled practice Tuesday after what the club said was a non-coronavirus medical emergency involving their head strength...

Streak stop: Dalton’s 3 TDs lift Cowboys past Vikings 31-28

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football WriterMINNEAPOLIS (AP) β€” The refreshed Dallas Cowboys had a steady hand back at quarterback, eager to initiate the...

Sports: lacrosse, soccer and cricket plans take shape in Fort Worth, North Texas

Fort Worth and North Texas are making moves in the sports tourism market, even as many sports are on hiatus or curtailed by the...

Big 12 title game could have a familiar look or 1st-timers

With a month to go before the Big 12 championship game, No. 18 Oklahoma and No. 22 Texas both have paths to another Red...

Theo Epstein steps down after 9 seasons leading Cubs

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) β€” Theo Epstein, who transformed the long-suffering Chicago Cubs and helped bring home a drought-busting championship in...