“Key Plays and Game-Changing Moments in Cowboys vs. Jets Matchup”
Arlington, Texas – Although it was a bit challenging this time, the Cowboys managed to finish another game against the New York team with a one-sided victory.
The Cowboys once again relied on aggressive defense and put up enough plays on the board to keep the score ticking.
Here are some plays that might not be memorable but were crucial for the final score.
Dak’s Quarterback Sneak – The Cowboys’ decision to start the game by winning the toss and taking the field with the ball was a questionable call. The best way to compensate for it is by scoring a touchdown. Starting from the Jets’ 20-yard line, the Cowboys had a third and 6, but Dak Prescott made a difference by turning it into a 15-yard run, putting the Cowboys ahead 7-0 after three games.
Running the Tank – Let’s talk about setting the mood for a game. The Cowboys knew they had to stop the run and make the Jets one-dimensional. In the first play of the scrimmage, Demarcus Lawrence disrupted Breece Hall for a 4-yard loss through the scrimmage line. From there, the Jets never established anything in their running game.
Sauce Left a Potential Pick-6 – The Jets were trying to catch up after a long TD pass to Garrett Wilson, and it seemed like they were trying to gain some momentum. On a deep pass attempt, safety Reggie Robinson seemed to have an interception that might have been taken home for a touchdown. Instead, Cowboys changed the possession on the next play, converting the pass intended for Brandon Eccles. Instead of being ahead 13-7, the Cowboys were up 18-7.
First Big FG by Obray – Obray’s 55-yard field goal in the third quarter was not just a big step for the rookie kicker Brandon Obray but also changed the complexity of the game. Mike McCarthy might have gone for it easily on the Jets’ 38-yard line and could have taken the ball to 21-10 with his team. However, taking the risk of a long field goal by Obray put the Jets in great field position at their 45-yard line with a missed kick. They needed a similar gamble to get back into the game. But Obray drilled the kick, giving him not only more confidence but also more trust from the team and a splendid 14-point lead for the Cowboys.