Prescott, Cowboys beat Giants 44-20 year after ankle injury

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott scrambles in advance of throwing a go in the very first 50 % of an NFL football game in opposition to the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. ten, 2021. (AP Picture/Michael Ainsworth) By Schuyler Dixon AP Professional Football Author ARLINGTON, Texas Dak […]

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott scrambles in advance of throwing a go in the very first 50 % of an NFL football game in opposition to the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. ten, 2021. (AP Picture/Michael Ainsworth)

By Schuyler Dixon

AP Professional Football Author

ARLINGTON, Texas Dak Prescott threw for three touchdowns the working day in advance of the one-year anniversary of his significant ankle injury in the very same stadium in opposition to the very same opponent, and the Dallas Cowboys conquer the New York Giants forty four-20 on Sunday.

The already injury-plagued Giants missing working back Saquon Barkley to an apparent ankle sprain in the very first quarter and quarterback Daniel Jones to a concussion in the next quarter.

Following a woozy Jones was taken off on a cart, New York (1-4) pulled even at ten-all on backup QB Mike Glennon’s very first snap of the period, a fourth-down handoff to Barkley’s substitution Devontae Booker from the 1.

Glennon and the Giants could not maintain it up 364 times just after then-Dallas backup Andy Dalton led a comeback to a 37-34 victory subsequent the period-ending compound fracture and dislocation of Prescott’s appropriate ankle at the household of the Cowboys.

Dallas (4-1) has received four video games in a row considering the fact that a loss to Super Bowl winner Tampa Bay in the opener.

Prescott had scoring tosses of 49 yards to CeeDee Lamb and 24 yards to Amari Cooper in advance of star working back Ezekiel Elliott caught a go in the flat and substantial-stepped into the stop zone for a 4-lawn score soon just after missing two plays to get his back checked.

Jones was wounded when he was tackled just shy of the intention line by rookie Cowboys linebacker Jabril Cox on a bootleg from the 1. Jones struggled to remain upright, two times putting his arms on his knees in advance of stumbling terribly as Dallas’ Jayron Kearse and other individuals rushed to assistance.

The cart arrived out for Jones a shorter time afterwards, just as it did a year previously when an emotional Prescott was pushed off with the pandemic-restricted crowd being aware of his period was more than due to the fact of the gruesome scene on the subject.

Prescott celebrated to the stop this time with far more than ninety,000 at AT&T Stadium for the 3rd consecutive 7 days. He was 22 of 32 for 302 yards, bouncing back from an interception and botched snap for a missing fumble in the very first 50 %.

Barkley had two carries for 9 yards when he stepped on Dallas cornerback Jourdan Lewis’ foot on a play away from the ball. Tv footage showed substantial swelling on the outside of his remaining ankle.

Elliott concluded with far more than a hundred yards in consecutive video games for the very first time considering the fact that three straight in 2019, finishing with one hundred ten yards and a punctuating thirteen-lawn scoring run in the fourth quarter. The Cowboys had 515 yards complete offense.

Glennon was sixteen of twenty five for 196 yards with a late three-lawn landing to Booker and two interceptions. The first was Trevon Diggs’ NFL-leading sixth, and the next was returned forty five yards for a score by Anthony Brown in the closing two minutes.

Diggs has at minimum one interception in all 5 video games. The only other Dallas participant to do that was Don Bishop in 1961.

TONEY TOSSED

Giants rookie receiver Kadarius Toney, who had period highs of ten catches for 189 yards, was ejected for throwing a punch at Dallas basic safety Damontae Kazee just after his previous reception. Toney threw the punch just after Kazee slung him to the ground at the stop of a thirteen-lawn play. Toney and Kazee had been provided offsetting unsportsmanlike conduct penalties.

Injuries

Giants LT Andrew Thomas was active but didn’t start out due to the fact of a foot injury. Nate Solder moved from RT to LT, and Matt Peart took Solder’s location. Solder was the setting up LT in advance of he opted out of the pandemic-altered 2020 period. … Now devoid of WRs Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton due to the fact of hamstring accidents, New York missing WR Kenny Golladay to a knee injury. CB Rodarius Williams also didn’t return due to the fact of a knee injury.

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Cowboys: The added game in the very first seventeen-game period is next Sunday at New England.

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