The Dallas Cowboys hit the table in their presentation of the 2023 NFL season, completely destroying the NY Giants 40-0 in a Sunday Night Football completely inclined to one side only.
The defense of Cowboys He played at an incredible level, with seven sacks, two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown, as well as a field goal that was blocked and also returned for a touchdown, all this, in just the first part. While in the second half they added a fumble, forced by Trevon Diggs.
Everything started out bad for Giants from the first offensive series of the game, when they received the ball and were able to move it into enemy territory, but were stopped and when Graham Gano attempts a 45-yard field goal, the attempt is blocked by Juanyeh Thomas and Noah Igbinoghene He returned it the other way for a 58-yard touchdown.
Then, from a field goal to the first appearance of Dak Prescott, DaRond Bland Found a bouncing ball Saquon Barkley and returned it 22 yards to make the game 16-0.
Dallas added another field goal and in the second quarter, Stephen Gilmore debuted as the most important defensive reinforcement of Cowboys to intercept the ball that Daniel Jones shouldn’t have thrown, while heading for the sideline and the Cowboys They made a successful offensive series on the short field, capped by a 2-yard run by Tony Pollard to make the game 26-0.
That’s not just for the dream of those Giants because at the end of the first half, they were able to come close, at least, to try a 36-yard goal, but Graham Gano He made a terrific kick to keep the Cowboys scoreless in the first half, where the Texan defense closed with four sacks, two interceptions and seven scores, limiting Daniel Jones’ offense to 43 passing yards. and 112 total yards.
In the second part, when the Giants can try something to get back into the game, the offensive of Cowboys put together a long drive, which ended with the second touchdown of the night for Tony Pollard with everyone and that he dropped the ball that was recovered by Tyler Biadasz.
Finally, on an offensive that started with a short field, it ended with KaVontaer Turpin’s seven-yard run for the final 30-0. The mistakes continued, however, as Trevon Diggs forced a fumble in the fourth quarter to complete the blowout.
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Dak Prescott had a quiet and, above all, flawless day, completing 13 of 24 passes for 143 yards, with no touchdowns or interceptions, until he left the game at the beginning of the fourth quarter . Tony Pollard He debuted as a starting runner for the Cowboys, with 14 carries for 70 yards and two scores. In total, the four running backs used by the team combined to exceed 100 yards, with three rushing scores.
While through the air, CeeDee Lamb he caught four passes for 77 yards, including a 49-yard catch.
For the Giants, Daniel Jones ran for his life the entire game, completing just 15 of 28 passes for 104 yards and two interceptions. He also ran 13 times for another 43 yards. Saquon Barkley He contributed another 51 yards on 12 carries and, through the air, Darren Waller he had three receptions for 36 yards.