Dak Prescott leads Cowboys to thirteenth straight residence win over Commanders on Thanksgiving

DaRon Bland set an NFL file together with his fifth interception return for a landing this season, Dak Prescott threw 4 TD passes and the Dallas Cowboys pulled away for a 45-10 Thanksgiving victory over the Washington Commanders on Thursday.

The Cowboys (8-3) prolonged their longest residence profitable streak in 42 years to 13 video games. Dallas received 18 in a row at residence from 1979-81.

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The Dallas lead going into the fourth quarter was lower than two touchdowns for the primary time in 5 residence video games this season, however the Cowboys ended up tying a 55-year-old franchise file with a seventh victory by at the least 20 factors this season.

A Dallas protection that gave up greater than 200 yards for the primary time in three video games stiffened at key factors within the second half, stopping the Commanders on fourth down 3 times.

Sam Howell threw for 300 yards and had a speeding landing, however was sacked at his 24-yard line on fourth down early within the fourth quarter, establishing CeeDee Lamb‘s landing and 2-point conversion catches for a 21-point Dallas lead.

Washington (4-8) misplaced for the eighth time in 10 video games since a 2-0 begin and dropped to 2-9 as the commonest Thanksgiving opponent for his or her NFC East rivals.

Prescott threw for 331 yards in his fifth consecutive sport with at the least two TD passes, one shy of his profession greatest. Rico Dowdle, Brandin Cooks and KaVontae Turpin had the opposite scoring grabs.

DaRon Bland with the cherry on high

Bland capped a 25-point fourth quarter when he stepped in entrance of Howell’s cross meant for Jahan Dotson and ran free alongside the Dallas sideline earlier than having to chop again inside to keep away from the pursuing Washington quarterback.

Receiver Terry McLaurin and operating again Brian Robinson Jr. have been the final hope for a deal with simply exterior the 10-yard line, however Bland sidestepped each and cruised throughout the purpose line.

Bland got here into the sport sharing the NFL file with Philadelphia‘s Eric Allen (1993), Kansas Metropolis‘s Jim Kearney (1972) and Houston‘s Ken Houston (1971).


Dallas kicker Brandon Aubrey missed an additional level for the second consecutive sport. The miss within the 33-10 victory over Carolina ended a streak of 49 made subject objectives and PATs since Aubrey missed first-ever kick on an additional level towards the New York Giants within the opener.

The 28-year-old rookie nonetheless has his NFL-record run of twenty-two consecutive made subject objectives to start out a profession after hitting a 52-yarder.


Commanders RB Brian Robinson Jr. was evaluated for a concussion within the first half and cleared. … Dallas S Jayron Kearse was inactive with a again situation after displaying up on the harm report throughout the quick week.


Commanders: Miami at residence Dec. 3, the one sport between now and Dec. 17. The bye comes after the Dolphins sport.

Cowboys: Seattle subsequent Thursday within the second of three consecutive residence video games.

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