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The Dallas Cowboys are still alive in the NFC East race.
Dallas defeated the Tennessee Titans 27-13 in Thursday’s Nissan Stadium showdown, advancing to 12-4 on aggregate and 6-1 in their last seven games. He must hope to win the Week 18 game against the Washington Commanders and lose to the Philadelphia Eagles to claim the divisional crown, but he’s at least playing impressive football with the playoffs around the corner.
All the pressure was on the Cowboys, both Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry, starting from the center for the Titans and Joshua Dobbs, and Dak Prescott responded by overcoming two early interceptions by scoring two goals against Dalton Schultz with the result hanging in the balance.
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Kyle Youmans @Kyle_Youmans
That’s a great shot from Dak and an incredible grab from Dalton Schultz. 🤯🤯
The second tank destroyer put Dallas two points ahead! #DALvsTEN
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min ultimate “ball knows” test imo. Don’t trust anti min people. https://t.co/12zJBjJaUh
Dallas played pretty uninspiring football outside the gates as they emerged victorious.
Prescott hit Kevin Byard with two interceptions in the first half, struggling to gain much traction despite Ezekiel Elliott scoring the game’s first goal and the halftime score being just 10-6. No one in the league more thrown away He blocked 14 more than Prescott and missed five games earlier this season.
However, one of them wasn’t his fault and then it went into takeover mode.
Two goals against Schultz created some much-needed breathing room, and a dart field to CeeDee Lamb led to a field goal in the fourth quarter. The defense was locked from there, and Nahshon Wright’s last-minute pick almost assured the win.
Dallas is making its way into the regular season finale and will try to maintain that momentum that is shaping up to become a Super-Bowl or bust playoffs for America’s Team.