ARLINGTON, Texas — Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott shook off a first-half hand damage and he and operating again Alfred Morris powered the Cowboys within the second half on the best way to a 38-14 victory over the Washington Redskins on Thursday evening at AT&T Stadium.
Prescott handed for 102 yards and two touchdowns, together with a 13-yard scoring move to Dez Bryant early within the fourth quarter that boosted Dallas to a 17-point benefit.
Morris rushed for 126 yards and a landing, all however 38 yards coming within the second half. He efficiently moved the chains for Dallas (6-6), which had lacked a constant operating recreation since Ezekiel Elliott started serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s personal-conduct coverage 4 video games in the past.
Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins accomplished 26 of 37 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns. Nevertheless, he was intercepted twice and fumbled as soon as, a part of the Redskins (5-7) dropping the turnover battle, Four-Zero.
Morris ran 1 yard for a landing with Four:55 left within the fourth quarter, sealing the win for Dallas.
Cowboys operating again Rod Smith added a 1-yard scoring run with 2:37 left.
Prescott went to the locker room throughout the second quarter to have a hand damage examined, however he returned to the sport by the tip of the primary half.
The Cowboys scored the sport’s first 17 factors and held a 17-7 lead at halftime.
The Dallas protection and particular groups created a pair of turnovers within the first quarter, however the Cowboys’ offense did not make the most of both one.
Cowboys security Jeff Heath intercepted a Cousins move after it deflected off the palms of meant receiver Jamison Crowder. Heath returned the interception 14 yards to the Dallas 16, however the Cowboys couldn’t comply with up by gaining a primary down.
On the following punt, Dallas reserve linebacker Kyle Wilber knocked the ball unfastened from Crowder’s grasp, and Louis-Philippe Ladouceur recovered for the Cowboys on the Redskins 43-yard line.
However as soon as once more, the Dallas offense went three-and-out and needed to punt.
The Cowboys lastly gained their preliminary first down on the ultimate play of the primary quarter. Prescott scrambled away from strain after which ran 13 yards to transform a third-and-5 from the Dallas 46.
Prescott then capped the 11-play, 59-yard scoring march when he hit tight finish Jason Witten with an Eight-yard landing move.
Witten’s rating put Dallas forward 7-Zero with 10:43 left within the second quarter.
Dallas ultimately transformed a turnover into factors when DeMarcus Lawrence sacked Cousins, separating the Washington quarterback from the ball. Maliek Collins recovered for the Cowboys on the Redskins 19-yard line.
Dallas’ third takeaway of the primary half arrange a Dan Bailey subject objective from 24 yards out that put the Cowboys forward 10-Zero.
Ryan Switzer put the exclamation level on an eventful first half for the Dallas particular groups items when he returned a punt 83 yards for a rating.
Switzer’s landing put the Cowboys in entrance 17-Zero with three:46 left within the second quarter.
Washington answered earlier than halftime as Cousins led a nine-play, 75-yard landing drive. Cousins hit broad receiver Ryan Grant with a 20-yard move for the rating with simply over a minutes remaining earlier than halftime.
NOTES: Dallas received the primary recreation between the group this season 33-19 at Washington. Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, who’s presently serving a six-game suspension, rushed for a season-high 150 yards in that contest. … The Cowboys and Redskins had been assembly for the 116th time. Dallas, which entered with a three-game profitable streak versus Washington, leads the all-time sequence 69-44-2. … Getting into the sport, Redskins QB Kirk Cousins had been sacked 31 occasions this season, already eight extra occasions than he was sacked all of final season. He was sacked 4 occasions Thursday. …. Redskins RB Samaje Perine, who performed highschool soccer within the Austin, Texas, space and school soccer at Oklahoma, was driving a two-game streak of 100-yard dashing video games as he headed again to his outdated stomping grounds. Perine was restricted to 38 yards on 12 carries in opposition to the Cowboys.