The Dallas Cowboys put on another exhilarating and monumental game to jet-lag the New York Jets, 30-10. The team was able to pounce another New York team after defeating the Giants. Talk about a mountaintop shift for Dallas when the team came in the season with high expectations. The offense was able to step their game up to replicate the defense’s dominance.
Despite their win, Dak Prescott and the offense were able to get early looks on the field to continue to navigate their lead into halftime. The team was able to finish the game after the half with five straight field goals by Brandon Aubrey. Dallas’ Defense stepped up in game-changing moments to prevent Zach Wilson from finding his targets.
What a turnaround of events for Dallas Cowboys fans across the nation. The offense continued to sauce their way substantially. Thanks to Dallas’ defense attitude, drive, and momentum, they are looking to be one of the best-looking teams in the league. It’s like creating their own Texas toast buffet and Dallas is indeed feasting.
.@MicahhParsons11 is HIM.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) September 17, 2023
Jet Lag: This Team Put on an Exhilarating Performance
The Offense is Polishing Up
The Dallas Cowboys offense was off to a slow start, but things are starting to pick up with a more loose system. Deuce Vaughn was one of those players on the loose and getting more touches. He had enough juice to carry the Cowboys for a critical first-down pickup. CeeDee Lamb was carrying most of the weight as the game continued to progress.
Lamb was turning up all game and making Dallas’ offense continue their drive at least for a touchdown or a field goal. His athleticism and being able to make crucial splashes on the field changed the momentum of the entire offense. Despite lining up against Sauce Gardner, he was able to cap off with 11 receptions for 143 yards. Lamb had a sauce of his own to spice things up all game long.
The expectations were low for the Dallas Cowboys offense, but the team was able to overcome that to put on a formidable spread. The Jets were coming in hot from their defense, but it was Dak Prescott who prevailed to find his horsemen for key touchdowns. Despite a slow game for Tony Pollard, Rico Dowdle and Vaughn filled in the shoes quickly to change the pace of the game. The young talent showed up when it counted and it’s indeed paying off for this bright offense.
HOW DID CEEDEE LAMB HOLD ONTO THAT?!?!
7 catches for 106 yards already!
— JPAFootball (@jasrifootball) September 17, 2023
Doomsday Defense is Untouched
The Dallas Cowboys continue to make their case that they have one of the best defenses in the league. The entire contest was controlled by this star-studded defense that remains untouched by making Wilson throw three interceptions and on his toes. Micah Parsons continues to make turning points during games. He forced a fumble against Dalvin Cook and recovered it for a takeaway.
The Jets were starting to lose gas from their engines and there was coming back from that turnover to drive their offense for a potential score. The pass rush made it difficult to find his targets when needed. The Cowboys’ defense was living in the Jets’ backyard all game and the secondary didn’t give much daylight to Wilson. It will take a while for the league to figure out Dallas’ doomsday defense and it will continue to be like a festival.
The Dallas Cowboys doomsday defense is echoing the shades of the 1960 and 1970 defense when it took over the league for a while. It’s like a smothering fest and Dan Quinn is “in it to win it” every game with that mentality.
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