Week 17 of NFL The season started with the Dallas Cowboys defeating the Tennessee Titans 27-13 on Thursday night football.
It was Thursday’s final game of the season and it had different kinds of repercussions for both teams. Tennessee was looking to identify if quarterback Josh Dobbs was the best option to lead the club to victory next week against the Jaguars for the AFC South title.
Dallas has already clinched a playoff spot, but is still aiming to win the NFC East. The boys will be eliminated from division title contention, however, if the Eagles beat the Saints on Sunday.
Here are the best plays from Thursday!
FINAL: Dallas Cowboys 27, Tennessee Titans 13
Go belly up!
When in doubt, beat him to the ground with Zeke. The boys’ first possession was a fumble, but they capitalized on their second chance for points, scoring seven on a 10-play, 60-yard drive that ended with a vintage Ezekiel Elliott fumble up the middle.
Going another way
Dropped passes have been a problem for the boys all season, and it came back to bite them again when a bobbled ball bounced off the hands of Peyton Hendershot, before falling into the lap of Tennessee safety Kevin Byard.
Buy one… get another
After Byard caught Tennessee’s first drive of the game, he slid in front of another Prescott pass attempt for his second INT of the first half. The crucial catch put the Titans in perfect position to punt from field goal range, putting them up four at the half.
After a big pass interference call put the Cowboys in the red zone, Kellen Moore made a play call for one of his favorite short-yardage targets, and Dalton Schultz confirmed his confidence with a rushing score . The TD put Dallas up 17-6.
The Prescott-Schultz connection is going strong, and it led to points once again early in the quarter, as No. 4 made a nice lob to No. 86 in the end zone to put Dallas up 24-13 . And Schultz was sure to let his defender know his inadequacies.
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