The Dallas Cowboys, led by quarterback Dak Prescott and using behind Ezekiel Elliott, met a Arizona Cardinals, led by QB Carson Palmer, in NFL Week 3 Monday Night Football movement during University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Sep 25, 2017 (9/25/17).
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dak Prescott kneeled with his teammates and organisation owners before a game, flipped conduct over heels for a touchdown in a initial half and capped his night with a 37-yard TD pass that valid to be a diversion winner.
The Dallas Cowboys erased final week’s nauseous memory on Monday night, with their immature quarterback heading a way.
“He usually kept battling,” Dallas manager Jason Garrett said.
“He kept creation good decisions. Obviously he done some good plays, big-time throws, though as many as anything else he’s got an extraordinary suggestion and a players follow him.”
The Cowboys (2-1), bouncing behind from a 42-17 pummeling in Denver, began a diversion kneeling during midfield with owners Jerry Jones in a uncover of togetherness that followed widespread protests opposite a NFL of vicious comments by President Donald Trump over a weekend.
After they kneeled, they stood and walked to a sideline and stood for a anthem.
“We designed and it was executed that we would go out and kneel,” Jones said, “and fundamentally make a matter per a need for togetherness and a need for equality.”
Prescott, 13 of 18 for 183 yards, pennyless a 14-14 tie with a 37-yard scoring pass to Brice Butler with 11:52 to play.
“I immediately scrambled and when we scrambled Brice took a right angle and a right beginning going to a behind of a finish zone,” Prescott said.
Arizona, with a fantastic locate by Larry Fitzgerald for 24 yards on a third-and-18 play, changed downfield though a expostulate stalled. Phil Dawson’s 37-yard margin idea cut a lead to 21-17 with 6:35 left.
Ezekiel Elliott, who gained 8 yards on 9 carries opposite Denver and drew critique for not hustling after a integrate of late interceptions, was bottled adult many of a game, though still gained 80 yards on 22 attempts, 30 on one play. He ran 8 yards for a final Cowboys touchdown.
The Cardinals (1-2), in their home opener, got a large diversion from Fitzgerald, who held 13 passes for 149 yards, in a routine relocating forward of Marvin Harrison into eighth in career receiving yards. The 13 receptions tied a career high.
“That’s Fitz. It’s Monday night,” Arizona manager Bruce Arians said. “He’s a income player. It was a good opening by him. It’s a contrition we couldn’t play improved around him.”
Carson Palmer had a large initial half, finished 15 of 18 for 145 yards and finished 29 of 48 for 325 yards and dual scores. He was sacked 6 times, a career-high 3 by DeMarcus Lawrence.
The Cardinals dominated a initial half statistically, though were unresolved with a Cowboys during 7-7. Arizona had a 152-57 advantage in yards and dominated time of possession 19:34 to 9:41.
Arizona took a opening kickoff and went 82 yards in 8 plays. Palmer was 5-for-5 on a drive, capped by a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jaron Brown.
Before Dallas even had a initial down, Arizona mounted a scarcely nine-minute expostulate though a touchdown pass to Brown was negated by a holding chastisement and Phil Dawson’s 36-yard margin idea try was far-reaching right. It was a third mid-range skip for a 41-year-old kicker this season.
And a skip left a doorway open for a Cowboys to get behind in it.
Prescott scored on a 10-yard run, flipping head-first over a idea line to tie it during 7-7 with 3:33 left in a half.
TAKING A KNEE: Jones has been a fixed believer of President Donald Trump, so a conjecture was that he would not concede his players to kneel during a inhabitant anthem.
Following a weekend of kneeling and protesting opposite a NFL, a Cowboys and their owners displayed their possess chronicle of togetherness Monday night, kneeling on a margin before rising as a organisation and going to a sideline for a inhabitant anthem.
Numerous boos rang out opposite University of Phoenix Stadium as a Cowboys kneeled and continued as a players rose, still arm-in-arm, and stepped behind to a sideline as a dwindle was unfurled opposite a field. They remained connected as Jordin Sparks sang a inhabitant anthem.
The Cardinals had their possess pitch of togetherness after a weekend of protests in a NFL, entertainment along a idea line arm-in-arm during a inhabitant anthem. They were assimilated by organisation boss Michael Bidwell, his family and ubiquitous manager Steve Keim.
“It’s usually to uncover unity,” Cardinals organisation captain Frostee Rucker said. “There’s so many negativity going on. People are perplexing to lift us apart. We always wish to stay together.”
More than 200 NFL players kneeled, sat or prayed during a inhabitant anthem on Sunday after President Trump pronounced any actor who does not mount for a inhabitant anthem should be fired.
Sparks, whose father Phillippi played in a NFL, had “PROV 31:8-9” created on her palm while she sang a anthem.
The bible hymn says: “Speak adult for those who can't pronounce for themselves, for a rights of all who are destitute. Speak adult and decider fairly; urge a rights of a bad and needy.”
Here’s what we need to know:
When: Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
Where: University of Arizona Stadium, Glendale, Ariz.
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Line: Cowboys -3
Cowboys notes: QB DAK PRESCOTT upheld for 238 yards 2 TDs final week. Has 14 TDs vs. 5 INTs for 96.7 rating in 9 career highway games. Is 10-3 (.769) with 15 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 96.4 rating in 13 career games vs. NFC. * RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT has 785 rush yards (98.1 per game) 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in 8 career highway games. Has 5 rush TDs in past 5 on road. Has 100+ struggle yards in 7 of past 9. * TE JASON WITTEN led organisation with 10 catches for 97 yards TD in Week 2, his 11th career diversion with 10+ receptions. Aims for 4th in quarrel vs. Az. with 5+ catches. Has 1,106 career receptions upheld HOFers CRIS CARTER (1,101) MARVIN HARRISON (1,102) for 4th many catches alltime. Became 2nd TE in NFL story with 12,000+ (12,044) rec. yards (TONY GONZALEZ, 15,127). WR DEZ BRYANT had TD locate in Week 2. Has 5 TD catches in 10 career games vs. NFC West. Aims for 3rd in quarrel with TD accepting vs. Az. * DE DEMARCUS LAWRENCE had 2 sacks FF final week, his 3rd career multi-sack game. Aims for 3rd in quarrel with 2+ sacks. DT MALIEK COLLINS had FR final week. LB JAYLON SMITH led organisation with 10 tackles in Week 2. LB SEAN LEE had 7 tackles PD in final meeting. Has 42 tackles (10.5 per game) in past 4 vs. NFC West. Since 2015, ranks 2nd in NFL with 290 tackles. Rookie CB JOURDAN LEWIS had 6 tackles INT in NFL entrance in Week 2.
Cardinals notes: QB CARSON PALMER upheld for 332 yards TD final week. Has 44,869 career pass yards surpassed DREW BLEDSOE (44,611) for 13th many pass yards all-time. Had 249 pass yards 3 TDs for 103.7 rating in final meeting. Is 5-0 with 11 TDs vs. 1 INT for 98.5 rating in past 5 vs. NFC East. * RB CHRIS JOHNSON had 131 rush yards 2 TDs in usually career assembly (10/10/10 with Ten.). RB KERWYNN WILLIAMS has rush TD in 3 of past 4. * WR J.J. NELSON led organisation with 5 catches for 120 yards TD final week. Has 7 TDs (6 rec., 1 rush) in past 7. Aims for 3rd in quarrel with TD reception. Since 2015, leads NFL with 18.7 yards per catch. WR JARON BROWN had TD locate in prior meeting. WR LARRY FITZGERALD has 38 catches for 337 yards (84.3 per game) in past 4 during home. Has locate in 197 uninterrupted games, 3rd longest strain in NFL history. * LB CHANDLER JONES had 7 tackles, 2 sacks FF final week. Aims for 5th in quarrel with sack. Has 8 sacks, 3 FFs 2 FRs in past 9 during home. LB KARLOS DANSBY led organisation with 10 tackles in Week 2. Aims for 5th in quarrel with 7+ tackles. LB JOSH BYNES DT JOSH MAURO any had pouch final week. S TYRANN MATHIEU had INT 2 PD in Week 2. Had 5 tackles INT in usually career meeting. S ANTOINE BETHEA has 41 tackles 2 PD in 4 career meetings. CB PATRICK PETERSON has 20 INTs given 2011, tied for 3rd in NFL. – NFL Communications
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