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Cowboys Tweetcap Week 1: Oh the “Dakuracy” was on display in win over Giants

How about a nice little recap of the 35-17 Cowboys win via Twitter?

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You can’t execute a week one gameplan much better than the Dallas Cowboys did in their 35-17 win over the Giants. Yes, they are the New York Giants, but aren’t good teams supposed to dominate bad teams? If so, then the Cowboys did exactly as they were supposed to as they roasted their NFC East rival.

First Quarter

They don’t always start off great...the Cowboys offense was dealing with a little miscommunication and the defense was a little too aggressive and forgot to be disciplined in their assignments:

Twas a pretty easy setup for Eli Manning. New York struck first:

Though it was sort of a sluggish beginning, there were definitely a few things taking shape offensively under first-time playcaller, Kellen Moore.

Folks, this is not a drill. The Cowboys have wrinkles:

Dak Prescott decided if you want to tie this one up, it’s best to get the “Giant-Killer” Blake Jarwin involved:


It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish; the first quarter came to a close as the Cowboys were in rhythm:


The Giants next drive was promising as they reach Dallas territory and were facing a 3rd and 1 inside Nick Rosa’s field goal range. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett made an important call that set-up a series of unfortunate events for the visitors:

Forcing the punt was huge there for the Cowboys defense as the Cowboys offense and more importantly, Dak Prescott was ready to take flight.

Remember the struggles that Dak had connecting with Michael Gallup in his rookie season?

The demons were exercised on back-to-back gains, the first one was a masterpiece:

Randall Cobb, the Cowboys new receiving weapon wasted no time in showing the difference between he and the departed Cole Beasley:

It wouldn’t feel right without a proper celebration of the G.O.A.T.’s return against the Giants in the end zone. Play-Action for Jason Witten. TOUCHDOWN.

After a quick three-and-out for the Giants, the Cowboys had another possession before the half and they made quick work of it. The flood gates opened up with this beautiful throw to Dak’s top guy, Amari Cooper:

Just like that the Cowboys extend their lead and they have their field general, Dak Prescott, to thank for it.

While we’re handing out congratulations, we can’t forget to give props to the Commander of the offense:


The Giants were going to need a shot of life to contend but you can’t match field goals with the Cowboys’ touchdowns. The Giants tried that to start the third quarter but the Cowboys respond.

After Dak Prescott finds Amari Cooper for 45 yards, Randall Cobb finishes this drive with an exclamation point.

That’s four for number four as the Cowboys carved the Giants defense up with ease and precision:

The Giants would make a trip to the red zone but that’s when the Cowboys defense stole their souls after Eli Manning decided to be cute:

Backed up against their own end zone, Dak Prescott finds Michael Gallup who gives them a little bit more room to work with:

Nothing better than getting immediate returns on your investment, Ezekiel Elliott gave Jerry Jones his:

The third quarter is over with the damage too severe for the Giants to overcome:

The New York Giants would score a touchdown just ahead of the two-minute warning as the Cowboys offense called off the dogs. The Giants last possession ends with a fumble, recovered by Chidobe Awuzie and the Cowboys are 1-0 on the season.

A complete dismantling of their NFC East rival Giants is too sweet and Dak Prescott set the franchise record for opening day performances. He also joined some elite company:

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