Dak Prescott Leads Dallas Cowboys on the Road over Detroit Lions

Glenn Kaplan

2019 NFL Draft Hats from New EraDak Prescott was solid in a losing effort for the Dallas Cowboys at home last Sunday night against the Minnesota Vikings.

Prescott went off once again on the road on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. He completed 29-of-46 passes for 444 yards and three touchdowns. Dak Prescott also rushed for 18 yards on six carries, in a 35-27 win on the road for Dallas.

Bo Scarbrough scored on a 5-yard rushing touchdown for Detroit in the first-quarter. He finished with 55 yards rushing on 14 carries and a score.

With the Cowboys trailing 10-7 in the second-quarter, Dak Prescott threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Tony Pollard. Pollard caught four passes for 44 yards receiving and a touchdown. He also rushed for 12 yards on two carries.

Jeff Driskel scored on a 2-yard touchdown run for the Lions later in the second-quarter. He made his second consecutive start in this game for Detroit in place of Matthew Stafford.

It is quite possible that Stafford is out for a lengthy period of time. Driskel was not bad once again in this game. He completed 15-of-26 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns. Jeff Driskel also rushed for 51 yards on eight carries and a score.

Dallas scored two more touchdowns in the second-quarter on a 1-yard rush by Ezekiel Elliott and a 19-yard touchdown pass by Dak Prescott to Randall Cobb.

Elliott finished the game with 45 yards rushing on 16 carries and a score. He also caught two passes for 28 yards receiving and a touchdown.

Cobb also caught four passes for 115 yards receiving and a touchdown.

With the Detroit Lions trailing 24-14 to start the third-quarter, Jeff Driskel threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones Jr. Jones Jr. caught four passes for 43 yards receiving and two touchdowns.

With the Dallas Cowboys leading 27-21 to start the third-quarter, Ezekiel Elliott caught a pass from Dak Prescott and Elliott took it for a 17-yard touchdown (Tony Pollard 2-point conversion on a rushing attempt).

Driskel threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones Jr. later in the third-quarter (missed two-point conversion by a Jeff Driskel pass which was intended for J.D. McKissic).

On a 2nd-and-10 from Dallas’s own 13-yard line with 1:54 remaining in regulation, Dak Precott threw a screen pass to Blake Jarwin and Jarwin took the pass for 23 yards to seal the win for the Cowboys.

They will be in first place in the NFC East for another week no matter when happens in the Philadelphia Eagles (5-4) game against the New England Patriots (8-1).

The Dallas Cowboys (6-4) will be on the road against New England next Sunday.

The Detroit Lions (3-6-1) will be on the road against the Washington Redskins (1-9) next Sunday.

 

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