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Players That Stood Out In The Cowboys 20-17 Win Over The Chargers.


What a game! The Cowboys pulled out a tough, gritty 20-17 win against the during Sunday's matchup. Even when the national media bet against Dallas with to several starters, the Cowboys found ways to force turnovers and score in the .

On the first three drives, the Cowboys scored two touchdowns to take a 14-3 lead in the second quarter. The second half was when the chargers began to play keep-away in which the Cowboys' only had possession three times and only scored six points.

Overall, there were a few players who stood out so let's dive in on who helped the Cowboys get their first win of the season.

Jayron Kearse

The sixth-year has made a name for himself during the first two games of the season. He was the most consistent player in the as he was around the ball, tipped passes, and has an interception (which was negated due to pass interference).

He stepped in for the injured , who missed the game due to a groin and was a key part of their win today. Due to his play, Kearse has earned himself more snaps even when Wilson returns into the lineup.

Hopefully, we can continue to see this kind of effort by Kearse as this seems to know how to make plays on the ball which was not the case last season.

Micah Parsons

The Cowboys knew what the first-round pick could do to help overcome the historic bad defense last season and he showed that on Sunday against the Chargers.

Parsons finished with two tackles, a sack, and a for loss as he filled in a due to and being out. The play of the game by far was the sack Parsons had on for an 18-yard loss to force the Chargers to settle for a field goal and tie.


Parsons told the media after the game the last time he played that many snaps at DE were in high school, so the fact he looks so comfortable playing at that spot truly help the outcome of the game.

Look for to move Parsons on the for weeks to come to create mismatches where he can use his athleticism and speed to make plays.

Tony Pollard

Speed is the name of the game when it comes to , who put on a show on Sunday. The third-year back finished with 13 carries, 109 yards, and a touchdown as he brought some versatility to the Cowboys' offense that heavily leaned on the .

The league will now have to worry about both and Pollard as they are proven to be a dynamic duo. had a great to heavily involve both backs as both scored the only two touchdowns for the Cowboys.

The Cowboys have so much loaded talent on offense and with Pollard being featured more, look for this offense to have a more balanced passing and rushing attack.


Alec Cash
Alec Cash
I am a 24-year-old Cowbys Content Creator with exceptional skills in Published Writing, Public Speaking and Podcasting. Sports Writer Covering the Dallas Cowboys for Inside The Star.

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