East Rutherford, NJ — CeeDee Lamb made a one-handed touchdown catch at 8:30 and played to close out a go-ahead drive that featured a big 4-down gamble by Mike McCarthy as the Dallas Cowboys defeated the New York Giants 23-16 on Monday night. rice field.
Ezekiel Elliott scored on a 1-yard run to ignite a comeback from a 7-point deficit while Brett Mahr kicked three field goals as the Cowboys (2-1) beat the Giants (2-1) to 11 games. 10 times.
Cooper Rush threw for 210 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown to Lamb, on his second straight win as a substitute for the injured Dak Prescott (thumb).
Saquon Barkley scored on a weaving 36-yard touchdown run that gave the Giants a brief 13–6 lead. Graham Gano added his three field goals, including a 3:37 51-yarder, to give him one score in the game.
The Giants got the ball back with 1:45, but the series ended quickly with an interception by Trevon Diggs, sending New York coach Bryan Daball to his first loss.
If there was a big play in the game, it came from McCarthy. Faced 4-4 at 41 by the Giants, with the scores tied at 13 and 10:27, the Dallas coach wanted a first down. rice field. Rush hit a ram straight to the stick on the next play and hit tight end Peyton Hender shot for ten. He then found a ram on 26 consecutive passes before scoring a sensational one-handed go-ahead score on the fade route.
A 28-yard punt return by KaVontae Turpin set up a 44-yard player by Maher who extended the lead.
Dallas entered the game by allowing only one touchdown in each of the first two games, a trend that continued Monday night. The defense cornered Daniel Jones and sacked him five times, while DeMarcus Lawrence tied his career with three.
Maher saw Gano sandwich field goals of 26 and 28 yards around a 42-yarder to give Dallas a 6–3 halftime lead.
The Cowboys also made a big play on special teams as defensive lineman Dorrance Armstrong blocked a 47-yard field goal attempt by Gano on New York’s opening possession.
Cowboys: Lawrence injured his foot early in the third quarter on a play that saw Jones dismissed by safety Donovan Wilson. … The Giants appear to have sterling his Shepherd hurt his leg on New York’s last offensive play.
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