NBC 5 Sports Director Newy Scruggs breaks down the Cowboys' road win over the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium Monday night.
WHAT IT MEANS
The Cowboys stay in first place with a 37-18 win over the Giants.
Dallas has now won six straight games against New York. They swept the season series this year.
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Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones threw a interception with 39 seconds left before the half. Xavier Woods returned it 29 yards to the Giants' 39-yard line. Four plays later, Brett Maher nailed a 52-yard field goal to give Dallas a 13-12 halftime lead.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Dak Prescott. He started the game with a terrible interception, but rallied to throw three touchdown passes. Six different Cowboys caught passes from Prescott who is now 6-2 all-time against the Giants in his career.
He is now 3-1 all time on Monday Night Football.
Prescott has thrown for seven scores against the Giants this season in two meetings.
4-0. The Cowboys are 4-0 in the NFC East. They have a home game against Washington and a road game against Philadelphia remaining. If they can go 5-1 or 6-0 they should win another NFC East title and make it back to the playoffs.
The Cowboys will host the Vikings on NBC 5's Sunday Night Football. The Vikings lost a close game at Kansas City 26-23 Sunday. Minnesota is 6-3 on the season, just one game behind Green Bay in the NFC North.