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Dak Watch Week 3: It starts with the eyes

Manipulation, anticipation and placement key to a big win for Dallas.

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Know what’s good? Beating your division rivals.

Know what’s better? Doing it during an “island game,” with the world watching Monday Night Football.

Know what’s best? Blowing them out during that island game.

That is exactly what the Dallas Cowboys did on Monday night, throttling the visiting Philadelphia Eagles in front of a national audience. While the defense deserves a lot of credit for how they handled the Philadelphia offense, Dak Prescott had a pretty good night himself. The quarterback completed 21 of 26 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns in the victory.

In this Week 3 installment of “Dak Watch,” we’ll dive into Prescott’s performance. We’ll take a look at how he manipulates defenders, how he threw with anticipation, one of the more incredible incompletions you’ll ever see, and even what he was thinking on the strip-sack that gifted the Eagles points early in the game.

Let’s get into it: