CeeDee Lamb was offended with himself in the next quarter immediately after dropping a broad-open pass and costing the Dallas Cowboys a probable touchdown. It was just embarrassing.
The star Cowboys vast receiver more than manufactured up for it with the recreation on the line, making a 1-handed touchdown catch with 8:30 to play to cap a go-in advance drive that gave the Cowboys a 23-16 gain more than the shocking New York Giants on Monday night time.
“He’s CeeDee Lamb,” Dallas quarterback Cooper Hurry stated following hitting Lamb four situations on the 89-yard generate. “Guy’s open up a whole lot. Tends to make major-time catches. That fade capture was unbelievable. I’m certain he would like that other one back, but created tons of performs for us, like standard.”
Ezekiel Elliott scored on a a single-property operate to ignite a comeback from a seven-point deficit and Brett Maher kicked three subject objectives as the Cowboys (2-1) conquer the Giants (2-1) for the 10th time in 11 games and handed coach Brian Daboll his initial loss.
Hurry threw for 210 yards, together with the a person-yard touchdown go to Lamb, in profitable his second consecutive game filling in for the wounded Dak Prescott (thumb).
Lamb concluded with 8 catches for 87 yards, but he also dropped the possible 52-lawn landing toss. He paced the sideline immediately after the perform, and teammates walked above to encourage him.
“It was a condition I had to offer with on my have. Definitely I’m the a single that dropped the ball for the men,” Lamb said. “So realizing that I experienced to make this up in the back finish of the sport, I just required to phase up.”
Lamb in fact built a few performs at the conclusion of the travel. He caught a four-property pass on fourth and four from the Giants’ 41-yard line with 10:27 to go. He included a 26-yard capture to the a single-garden line and adopted that with his terrific capture on the fade sample for a 20-13 lead.
Saquon Barkley scored on a weaving 36-property touchdown operate that gave the Giants a temporary 13-6 guide. Graham Gano added three subject aims, like a 51-yarder with 3:37 to play to make it a one-score recreation.
The Giants got the ball again with 1:45 to perform, but the sequence finished immediately with an interception by Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs.
Dallas came into the activity acquiring provided up only a single landing in every single of its initially two game titles, and the trend ongoing Monday night time. The defense hounded Daniel Jones, sacking him five situations, with DeMarcus Lawrence tying his career significant with a few.
Maher sandwiched discipline goals of 26 and 28 yards around a 42-yarder by Gano to give Dallas a 6-3 halftime guide.
The Cowboys also got a big play on specific teams as defensive lineman Dorance Armstrong blocked a 47-property area-aim attempt by Gano on New York’s opening possession.