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DAL 21, NYG 6: Cowboys Get 10th Win on 4 Takeaways

The Cowboys isn't just stealing the show these days; it's the key to success in the second half of the season. Four takeaways were critical today as Dallas picked up a 21-6 road victory over the .

Dallas picked off backup QB Mike Glennon three times, highlighted by ' 10th interception of 2021. A poor throw was laid up to Trevon late in the game and initially ruled an incompletion, but a challenge by led to the correct call as Diggs was down before the ball was stripped away by the Giants' receiver.

and also had picks today. In the first half, recovered a fumble after punched the ball away from .

The one area where the Cowboys defense was surprisingly quiet was . While they got pressure on Glennon and Jake Fromm at times, only one sack shared between and was recorded.

The turnovers were important as the Cowboys was again lackluster. A conservative gameplan led to low production; only a 5.9 average on passing plays and 4.2 yards on the ground. did hit for a TD in the third quarter but only had 217 yards total for the game.

Schultz led all Cowboys receivers today with eight catches for 67 yards, including some key 3rd-down conversions. added six catches for 50 yards.

and combined for 126 yards on 28 carries, with Zeke scoring the game's first touchdown early. went 3/3 on field goals but missed both of his extra point attempts.

The lack of consistent execution on offense is a concern with the looming closer. The Giants were very shorthanded thanks to and , reduced to signing former Cowboys LB just two days ago and playing him today.

Nevertheless, the Cowboys improved to 10-4 and should shortly clinch the . If it doesn't happen by the end of , next week's home game against Washington can make it official.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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