Dallas Cowboys 27-13 Tennessee Titans: Dak Prescott throws two TDs as Cowboys pressure Philadelphia with Titans win | NFL News
Dak Prescott overcame two interceptions in the first half – which saw him draw with Derek Carr to lead the tournament 14 – by throwing two touchdowns into the Dalton Schultz net in the second half; The Cowboys (12-4) have won six of their last seven games, while the Titans (7-9) have now lost six in a row.
Last Updated: 12/30/22 7:30 am
Dak Prescott threw 282 yards and two touchdowns for Dalton Schultz as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Tennessee Titans 27-13 on Thursday night, their sixth win in seven games.
Story of the game
With the win, the Cowboys (12-4) crowned their first 12 consecutive seasons since 1994 and 1995, when the franchise claimed the last of their five Super Bowl titles.
Dallas is certain to have a playoff spot, but they still need to end the regular season with a win over the Washington Commanders (7-7-1), and hope that the Philadelphia Eagles (13-2) lose to stand a chance. for the second consecutive NFC East championship. Otherwise, they will be locked into the 5th seed in NFC.
Meanwhile, the injury-ravaged Titans (7-9) have lost their sixth straight game, just hours after placing midfielder Ryan Tannehill on the bench with injury, potentially ending his season. He’s one of 22 players currently on IR for the team, with Tennessee leading the NFL in employing 83 different players this season.
The Titans must win next week’s regular-season final at the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-8) to claim a post-season spot as AFC South champions against the Jags.
Hoping their playoff kicks would halt in next week’s encounter, the Titans gave top NFL driver Derrick Henry a break in the Cowboys clash and let backup quarterback Joshua Dobbs get his first NFL start. in his career instead of rookie Malik Willis, their third-round draft pick will return to April.
|Cowboy 7-0 giants||Ezekiel Elliott One-Year TD Run (additional points)|
|Cowboy 10-0 giants||Brett Maher .’s 36-yard goal|
|Cowboy 10-3 giants||Randy Bullock’s 37-yard goal|
|Cowboy 10-6 giants||Randy Bullock’s 29-yard goal|
|Cowboy 17-6 giants||Dak Prescott’s six-yard TD pass to Dalton Schultz (additional points)|
|Cowboy 17-13 giants||Joshua Dobbs’ seven-yard TD pass to Robert Woods (additional points)|
|Cowboy 24-13 giants||Dak Prescott’s 10-yard TD pass to Dalton Schultz (additional points)|
|Cowboy 27-13 giants||Brett Maher .’s 45-yard goal|
Dobbs had more passes in the first half than Willis managed in any of his first three games for the team. He finished for 232 yards and the first TD pass of his career, seven yards behind Robert Woods, pulled the Titans to within four points against Dallas, trailing 17-13 at the end of the third quarter.
Ezekiel Elliott opened the scoring with a one-meter touch in the first game – his ninth in a row with a rush score – before the two teams only exchanged goals for the remainder of the first half, with the Cowboys leading 10-6 by breaking.
Prescott made two intercepts in the first half, helping score both goals on Tennessee’s field, giving him 14 goals for the season – tying him to Las Vegas Raiders bench midfielder Derek Carr to lead the league.
However, he made amends in the second half. Prescott hit Schultz in their first encounter in Dallas’ opening offensive series, and although Dobbs’ TD throw to Woods sent the Titans back into the competition, it was the Cowboys who scored 10. the last of the game to end up winning – Prescott crossed the 75-yard drive with his second TD pass to Schultz, and Brett Maher scored a 45-yard goal midway through the fourth,
- Pass: Dak Prescott, 29/41, 282 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT
- Rush: Ezekiel Elliott, 19 attempts, 37 yards, 1 touchdown
- Get: CeeDee Lamb, 11 catches, 100 yardsS
- Dalton Schultz, seven catches, 56 yards, 2 touches
- Pass: Joshua Dobbs, 20/39, 232 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
- Rush: Hassan Haskins, 12 attempts, 40 yards
- Receiving: Treylon Burks, four catches, 66 yards
- Robert Woods, five catches, 39 yards, 1 touchdown
The New England Patriots (7-8) and Miami Dolphins (8-7) go head-to-head in Foxborough in an important AFC East regional game of playoff significance as part of the NFL’s live three-player game on Sports sky on New Year’s Day. The Dolphins know that a win will guarantee a post-season landing – the only problem is that they have lost their last four games in a row before Sunday’s meeting. For the Patriots, nothing but a win will keep them on their playoff ambitions, though they’ve also hit tough form with four losses in the year. The start of this intense clash is at 6pm.
Follow the action at Gillette Stadium, Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay Packers (7-8) are also desperately clinging to their playoff dream and need a win over their peers, and NFC North champions, the team Minnesota Vikings (March 12) when they host Kirk Cousins and teammates at the frigid Lambeau Field from 9:25 p.m.
Wrapping up Sunday night entertainment, we joined our friends at NBC American football night for another major league match on Sunday Night Football, this one involves Baltimore Crows (10-5) and Pittsburgh Steelworker (7-8). The hosts are looking to catch up with the Cincinnati Bengals and push them to win the AFC North crown, while the away Steelers must win to keep their hopes up of a wildcard. This was conducted at 1:20 a.m., in the early hours of a Monday morning.
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