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Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants highlights from week 3 of the NFL season

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Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants highlights from week 3 of the NFL season

Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants highlights from week 3 of the NFL season

Cooper Rush threw for 215 yards and a touchdown and Tony Pollard rushed for 105 yards as the Dallas Cowboys cruised to a 23-16 victory over NFC East rival New York Giants on Monday Night Football.

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Rush completed 21 of 31 passing attempts to guide the Cowboys (2-1) to their second straight victory with him starting in place of regular quarterback Dak Prescott, who is out with a broken right thumb. Rush threw the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter to CeeDee Lamb, who caught eight passes for 87 yards.

Ezekiel Elliott also rushed for 73 yards and a TD, while on the defensive end of the ball, DeMarcus Lawrence matched his career high with three sacks as Dallas beat the Giants (2-1) for the 10th time in their last 11 meetings, reducing his unbeaten start to the season in the process.

Daniel Jones connected on 20 of 37 passes for 196 yards, with one interception, and added 79 rushing yards, while New York’s star running back Saquon Barkley rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown.

Dallas took a 20-13 lead late on the back of Rush’s goal-line touchdown pass to Lamb with 8 1/2 minutes remaining. The pair had teamed up for a 26-yard pass play before the 1-yard touchdown.

Then the Cowboys’ defense forced the Giants to punt, and KaVontae Turpin’s 28-yard return put the ball at New York’s 35-yard line. The return set up a 44-yard field goal by Brett Maher that made it 23-13 with six minutes left.

The Giants got back to seven thanks to Graham Gano’s 51-yard field goal inside the final four minutes, but, though they got the ball back on offense for the last time, Trevon Diggs intercepted Jones and Dallas took over at the 29-yard line. New York. -yard and the rest of the clock is over.

After a cautious first half that contained only field goals, Barkley had given the Giants a 13-6 lead when he rushed 36 yards for a touchdown midway through the third quarter. But Dallas responded immediately with a crisp, nine-play, 75-yard drive capped by an Elliott goal-line touchdown.

The coming together of Rush and Lamb in the fourth quarter separated the teams and the Cowboys cruised to a crucial division win.

Giants fear serious injury to Shepard

Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard, their oldest player and one of the key leaders on a young team, suffered a seemingly serious knee injury on New York’s final offensive play of the game.

Sterling Shepard suffered a knee injury

Sterling Shepard suffered a knee injury

Shepard, who took a pay cut to return to New York this year and caught a touchdown pass after recovering from an Achilles tendon injury late last season, had to be carried off the field.

“It was heartbreaking,” Giants offensive tackle Andrew Thomas said. “Shep worked so hard to come back and see him go through something like that again, I feel sorry for the guy. He loves the game, he works hard.”

Head coach Brian Daboll had no immediate word on the extent of the injury, but was clearly concerned, saying, “Guys work hard to recover from injuries, and if this is something he’s going to be out all season for, what You’ll probably know tomorrow morning or maybe even tonight: You’re hurting for those guys because they put everything into it.

Added running back Barkley: “He’s one of my best friends, if not my best friend. So to see him go down, we all got behind him.”

Shepard, 29, has 362 receptions for 4,038 yards and 22 touchdowns in 75 games (72 starts) over seven NFL seasons, all with New York.

Stat Leaders


  • Passing: Cooper Rush, 21/31, 215 yards, 1 TD
  • Rushing: Tony Pollard, 13 carries, 105 yards
  • Ezekiel Elliott, 15 carries, 73 yards, 1 TD
  • Reception: CeeDee Lamb, eight catches, 87 yards, 1 TD
Quarterback Cooper Rush led the Dallas Cowboys to a second straight victory while filling in for injured starter Dak Prescott

Quarterback Cooper Rush led the Dallas Cowboys to a second straight victory while filling in for injured starter Dak Prescott


  • Passing: Daniel Jones, 20/37, 196 yards, 1 INT
  • Rushing: Saquon Barkley, 14 carries, 81 yards, 1 TD
  • Daniel Jones, nine carries, 79 yards
  • Reception: Sterling Shepard, five catches, 49 yards

Score Summary

Score Summary

cowboys 3-0 Giants Brett Maher 26-yard field goal
jeans 3-3 giants Graham Gano 42-yard field goal
cowboys 6-3 Giants Brett Maher 28-yard field goal
jeans 6-6 giants Graham Gano 51-yard field goal
jeans 6-13 giants Saquon Barkley 36-yard rushing TD (extra point)
cowboys 13-13 Giants Ezekiel Elliott 1-yard rushing TD (extra point)
jeans 20-13 Giants One-yard touchdown pass from Cooper Rush to CeeDee Lamb (extra point)
cowboys 23-13 Giants Brett Maher 44-yard field goal
jeans 23-16 giants Graham Gano 51-yard field goal

Whats Next?

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September 30, 2022, 00:00

To live

Week four of the NFL kicks off with the undefeated Miami Dolphins (3-0) traveling to the Cincinnati Bengals (1-2) to take on the reigning AFC conference champions on Thursday Night Football. Watch it live on Sky Sports NFL starting at 1:20 a.m. Friday morning.

As for the Cowboys, they host another NFC East rival, the Washington Commanders (1-2), on Sunday at 6 p.m., while the Giants host the Chicago Bears (2-1) in New York at the same time. time looking to get back to winning form.

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