The Cowboys had complete dominance over the team from Philadelphia. Dak Prescott threw for 238 yards and had 3 touchdowns to his name while Ezekiel Elliott ran for 95 yards and had 2 scores.
It was not just an offensive success for Dallas. The Cowboys Defense, Trevon Diggs had intercepted Jalen Hurts, twice. This was the 3rd game in a row that he had hauled in an interception for the Dallas Cowboys.
How The Game Transpired, Cowboys vs Eagles
The Eagles had decided, for some reason, to not run at the Dallas defense. They ran the ball just Twelve times in the game with 9 of those coming from Hurts.
RBs for the Eagles carried just 3 times in total on the night with Miles Sanders getting two carries and Kenneth Gainwell getting one. One of Sanders’ two carries went for 24 yards and they decided to give him the ball just one more time the rest of the night. Gainwell got alone fourth-quarter carry.
Elliott kicked off the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run on Dallas’ opening drive of the night to give the Cowboys a 7-0 lead.
The Cowboys would make an offensive mistake that allowed the Eagles to tie the game up on their next drive. Backed up against their own goal line, Prescott was stripped by Fletcher Cox for an Eagles touchdown to make it a 7-7 game.
Prescott connected with tight end Dalton Schultz for a 19-yard touchdown to give Dallas a 14-7 lead. Elliott added a 3-yard touchdown as the Cowboys took a 20-7 lead into halftime after a missed extra point.
After Diggs’ interception gave Dallas a 27-7 lead, the Eagles finally found the end zone offensively with Hurts finding Zach Ertz for a 3-yard touchdown.
Hurts and Greg Ward would add a 15-yard touchdown with three minutes to go for Philadelphia.
Hurts was 23 of 36 for 321 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.