ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes, including a franchise record breaker to Dez Bryant, and the Dallas Cowboys finally won without suspended star running back Ezekiel Elliott, beating the Washington Redskins 38 14 on Thursday night.Prescott, last year’s NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, shook off a hand injury and found Bryant on a 13 yard leaping grab in the end zone for the 2014 All Pro’s first score in six games and 72nd of his career, one more than Hall of Famer Bob Hayes.The Cowboys (6 6) started quickly thanks to three first half turnovers and four overall by the Redskins (5 7) and kept it going after halftime with a 21 7 scoring edge after getting outscored 72 6 in the second half of three straight losses without Elliott.Alfred Morris, Elliott’s replacement during the six game suspension for alleged domestic violence, had 127 yards rushing and a clinching touchdown. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)No. 8 Texas A Falls to No.
You have an injury, it always sets you back, but my knee healed up really well, Jones said. Me, one of the big things when you come back from injury is that you don take things for granted as much. You don get many of these opportunities and sitting at home watching the games isn a lot of fun..
The New England Patriots suggested the conversion kick change. Head coach Bill Belichick has been a vocal critic of the now practically automatic extra point. He has said if the kick is not made to be more difficult, then just give teams seven points when they score touchdowns and kill the point after..
Talent level is not the same [playing the NCAA Division I AA], but you make the most of it, Bender said. Was obviously one of the dominant lineman in the Southland Conference. I sure that somebody noticed that. A: I made a commitment to this program, and I like to keep that commitment. I really family oriented, and I love to run out on that field with my parents. That a real big dream and goal and aspiration for me to do.
Rex is already feeling the heat after one season as head coach, largely because the defense, his specialty, tanked on the way to an 8 8 finish. It was hardly a surprise his No. 1 solution for improving on that side of the ball above using his top three draft picks on defense was hiring Rob as assistant head coach/defense..
HOW COOL IS IT TO BE IN THIS POSITION AND HOW ARE YOU DEALING WITH IT MENTALLY? UM, WELL, WE ARE ALL REAL HAPPY TO BE HERE. IT IS JUST A REAL FUN THAT WE ACTUALLY MADE IT AND HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY. YOU HAVE TO KEEP CALM AND REMEMBER IT IS ANOTHER GAME.