The ultimate beat down the Dallas Cowboys handed to the Washington Football Team on Sunday night has emotions at an all-time high.

Sunday was a very much needed performance, as they struggled offensively over the last five games.

30 was a realistic amount of points for the Cowboys to score on a depleted Washington defense but 56 points was totally surprising.

There is so much to take away from this game, but here are three observations from the red-hot Cowboys from Sunday night.

DAK IS BACK!!

The “slump” that Dak Prescott had endured the past five games was ceased as he was lights out from the start.

Prescott only played three and half quarters and managed to go 28-39 for a whopping 330 yards and four touchdowns.

The most exciting point is 320 of those yards and all four touchdowns came in the first half!

That is what you call a dominant performance as he remained on the sidelined with three minutes left in the third quarter.

Hopefully, Dak can carry this momentum in these last two regular-season games and into the playoffs.

If he can do so, look out for the Boys to wreak some havoc.

Demarcus Lawrence means business

Since defensive end Demarcus Lawrence returned from his foot injury four months ago, he has taken this Dallas defense to the next level.

Lawrence has notched 11 tackles, 4 TFL, 2 sacks, 6 QB hits, 1 FF, 1 INT, and 1 TD over the last month.

The Cowboys paid Lawrence to wreak havoc all over the field, which he has done during his return.

He is part of why Dallas leads the league in takeaways, as his relentless motor has caused turnovers.

If D Law is healthy the rest of the season, no doubt this team will make noise in the playoffs.

Malik Turner turning heads

Certain players seem to have a knack for big plays when they are given opportunities to do so.

Malik Turner has shown up when Dak or Cooper Rush has looked for him as he is the 6th receiver.

Here on this spectacular play, he turned an 8-yard catch into a 61-yard catch and run to the RedZone.

Later on that drive, he was rewarded touchdown, to nab his third score of the season.

Even though he will be an unrestricted free agent, he made his case for a potential contract.

Such a joy to watch players like Turner step up even when the starters are on the sideline.

It would be awesome to see if Turner can contribute during the Cowboys playoff run.

 

 

 

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