Dak Prescott threw two landing passes to tight finish Dalton Schultz, Ezekiel Elliott ran for a rating and the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants 28-20 on Thanksgiving Day.
Rookie Peyton Hendershot ran for a 2-yard TD earlier than directing all three of his fellow tight ends into an enormous Salvation Army pink kettle for a Whack-A-Mole celebration.
The victory ended a three-game shedding streak on the vacation for the Cowboys (8-3), who moved a recreation forward of the Giants within the NFC East whereas sweeping the season collection.
The Dallas quarterback has 10 consecutive victories over the Giants since shedding to them twice when the Cowboys went 13-3 his rookie yr in 2016.
Saquon Barkley was held to 39 yards speeding with a 1-yard TD behind a makeshift offensive line lacking three starters due to harm within the third loss up to now 4 video games for the Giants (7-4).
Dallas, the NFL chief in sacks coming in, dropped Daniel Jones thrice whereas limiting him to 14 yards speeding after he ran for first downs seven instances within the first assembly, a 23-16 Dallas win.
Jones’ TD go to Richie James within the ultimate seconds was too late for the Giants to benefit from a 2-0 takeaway edge within the second Thanksgiving assembly out of 122 total within the storied rivalry.
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CeeDee Lamb had six catches for 106 yards and arrange three Dallas touchdowns, beginning with a 25-yard catch earlier than Elliott’s 6-yard run.
Lamb’s one-handed seize for 15 yards got here earlier than Schultz’s second TD. A 23-yarder put Dallas on the 2, and Lamb thought he made one other one-handed catch at the back of the tip zone.
Mike McCarthy challenged the ruling that the toe-tapping catch was out of bounds. It was upheld on evaluation, regardless of the Cowboys being so assured they despatched the PAT unit out after seeing the replay.
Graham Gano tied the New York document for longest discipline aim with a 57-yarder within the first quarter. The kick got here on fourth-and-32 after the Giants had a landing worn out by a penalty for an ineligible receiver downfield and Jones was flagged for intentional grounding.
Bills reclaim division lead with victory over Lions
Tyler Bass made a tiebreaking, 45-yard discipline aim with two seconds left, lifting the Buffalo Bills to a 28-25 win over the Detroit Lions on Thursday for his or her second victory in 5 days at Ford Field in Detroit.
Josh Allen arrange the game-winning kick by beginning the drive with a 36-yard go to Stefon Diggs and operating twice for 12 yards.
The Bills had been again in Detroit after the NFL shifted their earlier dwelling recreation in opposition to Cleveland to Ford Field due to a winter storm dumping a number of ft of snow in western New York. They had to work more durable for the win on Thursday than they did in opposition to the Browns. Bass was six for six on discipline targets within the 31-23 win over Cleveland.
Allen threw a go-ahead, five-yard landing go to Diggs with 2:40 left, however Bass missed the additional level to make it 25-22.
The Lions transformed fourth-and-one from midfield with Amon-Ra St. Brown’s seven-yard end-around to arrange Michael Badgley’s game-tying, 51-yard discipline aim with 23 seconds to go. Badgley missed a 29-yard discipline aim late within the third and Jared Goff took a sack for a security in the identical quarter and people errors proved to be pricey.
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Allen had a passing and speeding landing within the first half, ending 24 of 42 for 253 yards to greater than make up for throwing his eleventh interception of the season.
Detroit (4-7) missed a possibility to win 4 straight video games for the primary time since 2016 and misplaced a franchise-record sixth straight recreation on Thanksgiving.
Goff was 23 of 37 for 240 yards with one-yard landing go to St. Brown that made it 14-all late within the first half, and a one-yard landing to DJ Chark that pulled the Lions inside three factors early in third quarter at 22-19.
Miller suffers knee harm
Bills edge rusher Von Miller injured his proper knee within the second quarter and was dominated out for the remainder of the sport.
Coach Sean McDermott mentioned he did not have any harm updates following the win.
Miller had his proper leg stepped on inadvertently by Detroit centre Frank Ragnow whereas he was blocking one other participant. He was evaluated on the sideline and was taken on a cart from the sideline to the locker room. Miller had one sort out and was credited with hurrying Goff earlier than leaving the sport.
The 33-year-old Miller entered the sport tied for tenth within the NFL with eight sacks.