Washington 14-56 Dallas Cowboys: Dak Prescott throws four touchdowns in comprehensive Cowboys win | NFL News

Dallas’ victory (11-4) currently keeps them as the No. 2 in the NFC, while Washington (6-9) is now on the verge of elimination from the playoff fight after a third straight and second defeat against their division rivals over 15 days

Last updated: 27/12/21 5:56


Dak Prescott celebrates a huge win for the Dallas Cowboys over their rivals in the NFC East division

Dak Prescott threw for 330 yards and four touchdowns as the Dallas Cowboys scored 56 points for the Washington Football team in a 56-14 Sunday Night Football victory.

Game history

In addition to Prescott’s efforts, Ezekiel Elliott represented two TDs – one on a run, one received on a run – and DeMarcus Lawrence tipped and picked a Taylor Heinicke pass and returned it 40 yards for a second quarter score. while Dallas has racked up 48 points in the first half alone.

Dallas’ victory (11-4) currently keeps them as the No. 2 in the NFC, while Washington (6-9) is now on the verge of elimination from the playoff fight after a third straight and second defeat for their rival division within 15 days.

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Having clinched the division title earlier in the day, the Cowboys didn’t stop as they scored touchdowns on five consecutive first-half possessions. These scores, combined with Lawrence’s pick of six, gave Dallas a 42-7 lead at half time, equaling a team record for the most points scored in one half.

In the third quarter, the Cowboys increased their lead as Corey Clement blocked a punt and Chauncey Golston picked up the ball in the endzone. Then, in the fourth, reserve quarterback Cooper Rush added a 9-yard pass to Malik Turner as Prescott rested on the sidelines.

The Cowboys finished with 497 yards – 389 of those arriving in the first half – and the one behind their defense with 519 yards in the 27-17 defeat in Philadelphia to the Eagles. Frustration erupted on the sidelines when the Pro Bowl tackle punched linemate Daron Payne.

Leading statistics

Washington

  • Passes: Taylor Heinicke, 7/22, 121 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
  • Run: Jaret Patterson, nine courses, 33 yards
  • Antonio Gibson, six courses, 29 yards
  • Reception: Dyami Brown, two holds, 53 yards

cowboy

  • Passes: Dak Prescott, 28/39, 330 yards, 4 TD
  • Rushing: Ezekiel Elliott, nine courses, 37 yards, 1 TD
  • Reception: Amari Cooper, seven tricks, 85 yards, 1 TD

Score summary

Score summary

FIRST FOURTH
Washington 0-7 cowboys Dak Prescott passes five yards from TD to Ezekiel Elliott (extra point)
Washington 0-14 cowboy Dak Prescott TD passes nine yards to Dalton Schultz (extra point)
Washington 0-21 cowboys DeMarcus Lawrence 40-yard interception return for one TD (extra point)
SECOND FOURTH
Washington 7-21 Cowboy Taylor Heinicke passes TD from eight yards to Antonio Gibson (extra point)
Washington 7-28 cowboys Ezekiel Elliott run TD from 11 yards (extra point)
Washington 7-35 cowboys Dak Prescott TD passes from one yard to Terence Steele (extra point)
Washington 7-42 cowboys Dak Prescott TD goes from 13 yards to Amari Cooper (extra point)
THIRD QUARTER
Washington 7-49 cowboy Punt recovery blocked by Chauncey Golston for a TD (extra point)
FOURTH FOURTH
Washington 7-56 cowboy Cooper Rush from nine yards passes to Malik Turner (extra point)
Washington 14-56 Cowboy John Bates failed to recover in the endzone for a TD (extra point)

What’s next?

The Cowboys (11-4) are next in home action against the Arizona Cardinals (10-5), who have lost their last three consecutive games.

As for Washington (6-9), their season is in jeopardy when they travel to Philadelphia to take on another NFC East opponent in the Eagles (8-7), who currently occupy the seventh and final Wild Card spot in the conference. .

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