The Cowboys rode into MetLife Stadium Cheap jersey wholesale to play the Giants Sunday night on the backs of their two offensive rookie of the year candidates, quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott. Vote for one. Vote for the other. You couldn’t go wrong.
Dallas needed just one more win to clinch the NFC East, something that seemed inevitable no matter what happened in this rematch. The Cowboys had rolled off 11 straight wins since the Giants edged them by a point on opening day.
And the fourth overall pick in the draft who carries the ball and the fourth-round pick who throws it had been leaving an impression on everyone in their path.
“They made the transition to the NFL fairly smoothly,” Dallas coach Jason Garrett said. “They had big responsibilities right from the start, and each of those guys goes about it the right way. They really love football. They care about it and work very hard at it.”
Prescott has kept Tony Romo on the bench Cheap nfl Jerseys since the former starter recovered from his preseason back injury. Ten of the first 12 games had ended with Prescott owning a QB rating of at least 100. The Mississippi State alum showed up with 2,974 yards and 19 touchdowns through the air. He had tossed just two interceptions.
Before the first quarter was out, Prescott had TD No. 20. Prescott executed a fake to the left, then moved right and found a wide-open Terrance Williams at the 5. The end result was a 31-yard touchdown, the only one in the first half. Before the second quarter was out, Prescott also had INT No. 3. But Dez Bryant slipped, making it easy for Janoris Jenkins to catch the ball.
“So much of what (Prescott’s) all about is the approach that he takes,” Garrett said. “He’s so prepared for every situation. … He’s very poised. He’s very composed. He’s a very mature guy.”
Elliott entered this Week 14 on top of the NFL rushing charts with 263 carries for 1,285 yards — 4.9 per carry. He was tied for second in rushing touchdowns with 12 and stood second in yards from scrimmage at 1,607. By halftime, he had run for 86 yards on 15 carries.
The Giants had been the only team to Dallas Cowboys Jerseys contain him, holding him to a mere 51 yards on the ground in that opener. This blend of speed and power from Ohio State came in having run for at least 90 yards nine times and having crossed 100 yards five times. Plus, he had 28 receptions, with another TD.
“… From the very first time we played against him, we all said that that guy is going to be a player in this league, and that seems to be true up until this point,” defensive tackle Damon Harrison said. “Not only is he a great running back, but he can catch the ball out of the backfield as well.”