Unlike the first two primetime games of Week 3, Cowboys vs Giants delivered. The Dallas Cowboys left the playing field victorious after besting their division rivals 23-16.

The Cowboys did their thing and got pressure in against Daniel Jones. How much, do you ask? Oh, nothing that crazy.

With 3:42 left to be played, the Cowboys had accumulated a total of 22 pressures, per the NBC broadcast.

That includes three sacks from DeMarcus Lawrence (the team had five total), who continues to dominate the Giants every time he faces them. Earlier in the week, Lawrence called Jones “Little Eli,” causing laughter from the media.

Daniel Jones probably didn’t find it as funny.

Unlikely heroes

Down by a touchdown in the second half, the Cowboys’ offense answered the bell with a 75-yard touchdown to tie the game. Before the drive started, fans asked themselves how would this offense manage to put six on the board.

Unlikely players came to the rescue.

Elliott moved the chains on third-and-one while lined up as a fullback. Peyton Hendershot caught a clutch for 29 yards. Noah Brown stood up on the following play for another 12-yard gain. And leading the way for Zeke’s one-yard touchdown? Tight end (lined up as a full back) Jake Ferguson.

Why not? Cowboys tied the Giants 13-13 on this no-name players’ drive. Gotta love it.

Hendershot caught all of his three targets for 43 yards. Brown finished the night with five catches for 54 yards.

CeeDee Lamb the WR1? A tale of two halves.

No other play will be more discussed this week than CeeDee Lamb’s would’ve-been-a-touchdown drop. In Week 1, it was all about Kellen Moore failing to scheme Cowboys’ wide receivers open versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But in Week 3, Lamb was as open as you can get in the NFL.

Lamb has the toolbox to become a true #1 wide receiver in the NFL. But that won’t happen as a result of off-season hype. It needs to happen on the playing field.

Fortunately for the Cowboys, it did. Lamb caught two passes in the third quarter and followed that up with an impressive final quarter. That includes a clutch touchdown reception in the end zone running a fade route.

Lamb lost the WR1 title and regained it all in the same game. The Cowboys’ wide receiver finished the night with 8 catches for 87 yards and a touchdown.

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