By: Anthony Miller
The Dallas Cowboys are on quite a streak as they take care of the Carolina Panthers 33-10 on Sunday.
After each team traded punts on their first offensive drives of the game, the Cowboys went 83 yard down the field on ten plays finishing with a Dak Prescott touchdown pass to rookie tight end Luke Schoonmaker to make it 7-0. Another defensive stop by Dallas led to another scoring drive for the Cowboys with this ending with a Brandon Aubrey field goal to make it 10-0 in the second quarter.
Later in the second quarter, Carolina was able to put together a drive ending in a field goal making it 10-3. Dallas made sure to close the half with a score as Prescott found CeeDee Lamb for a touchdown pass as the Cowboys went into the half with a 17-3 lead.
Each team traded punts to start the second half. It was Carolina though finally putting together an impressive touchdown drive of 17 plays and three-fourth down conversions as it was a seven-point game.
Dallas only needed three minutes to respond back with Tony Pollard running over defenders for a 21-yard touchdown run as the score became 24-10. History was tied up on the first play of the Panthers’ drive with DaRon Bland picking off Bryce Young and returning it for a touchdown as it was his fourth pick-six of the season tying the NFL record.
Down 30-10 after the missed extra point by Aubrey, things only got worse for Carolina as Bryce Young was stripped of the ball giving the football back to Dallas. Aubrey knocked in his second field goal as the game concluded with Dallas winning 33-10.
Key Observations From Dallas Cowboys’ 33-10 Win
The Cowboys improve to 7-3 on the season as it is their fifth game this season Dallas’ defense allowed 19 or less points. Their defense was impressive forcing two turnovers, seven sacks, and allowed just 187 yards in the win. Micah Parsons was the star of the game for the defense with 2.5 sacks dominating the Panthers’ offensive line.
As for their offense, it was an explosive performance, but not a bad one either. Prescott finished with 189 yards passing with two touchdowns. Pollard ran for 61 yards and his first touchdown since Week 1 of the regular season.
It’s a short week coming for Dallas as they will play on Thanksgiving Day Thursday against the Washington Commanders at 3:30 pm CST.
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