The Cowboys finished off the Giants on Sunday, winning 49-17 after a 40-0 opening day win over New York. They easily covered an 18-point deficit against the Giants who outgained them with rookie quarterback Tommy DeVito making his first career start.
Dallas took a half-game lead over the Eagles, moving to 6-3, while New York fell to 2-8 in embarrassing fashion.
The Cowboys are 4-0 at home, having outscored the Jets (with Zach Wilson), Patriots (with Mac Jones), Rams (with Matthew Stafford for just half) and Giants (with DeVito) 160-50. Their remaining home games will be against the Leaders, Seahawks, Eagles and Lions.
The Giants had 27 receiving yards in the first half and finished with 172 receiving yards, frustrating the team’s wide receivers and running back Saquon Barkley. DeVito went 14 of 27 for 86 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, and Barkley had 66 yards on 13 carries after seven carries for a yard in the first half.
The Cowboys had five sacks by DeVito, though none by Micah Parsons, and DaRon Bland intercepted DeVito. Neville Gallimore was ejected with 44 seconds left for a personal foul.
The Cowboys drove for 640 yards, the second-most in team history. The 1966 Cowboys had 652 points in a game against the Eagles. Dak Prescott threw for 404 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another, leaving the Cooper Rush to end the fourth quarter.
Brandin Cooks, who not many saw last week in the loss to the Eagles, caught nine passes for 173 yards and a touchdown. CeeDee Lamb had 11 receptions for 151 yards and a touchdown, and Michael Gallup had two receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown.
Tony Pollard rushed for 79 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries.
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