Dallas Crushes Philly in Monday Night Smackdown (41-21)
The ‘Boys are back in 2021, and they look scary good. After going 1-1 in the first two weeks, the Cowboys put the beatdown on the Eagles on Monday Night Football to improve to 2-1 and take the early outright lead in the NFC East. The Dallas defense smother Philly early and held the Eagles offense to zero points in the first half. A steady dose of the run game let Dallas coast with a significant lead throughout the final three quarters. QB Dak Prescott was nearly perfect before handing the ball off 41 times to ice the blowout in Dallas.
Fun Fact: The Cowboys defense leads the NFL in takeaways through three weeks (8).
Dak Prescott (DAL): 21/26, 238 yards, 3 TDs
Jalen Hurts (PHI): 25/39, 326 yards, 2 TDs, 2 INTs
Other Top Performers
RB Ezekiel Elliot (DAL): 20 touches, 116 yards, 2 TDs
TE Dalton Schultz (DAL): 6 catches, 80 yards, 2 TDs
NFC East Standings
FOX Sports: MNF Top Moments: Cowboys Dominate Eagles
Washington Post: Cowboys Stake Early Claim in NFC East by Trouncing Eagles
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