Cowboys TEs play live Whac-A-Mole to celebrate vs. Giants
That unique celebration with the other three Dallas Cowboys tight ends after a touchdown a few plays later was a scheme he had come up in advance. “We just saw the kettle and we were just brainstorming in the tight end room, like what can we do,” Ferguson said. “If all four tight ends are in there, we’re going to score a touchdown, we’ve got to do something special,” Hendershot said. "When they called (the play), we knew it was time to go.”Schultz said he honestly didn't know if three tight ends would fit in the kettle together. While the tight ends weren't the first ones to use the kettles as part of a touchdown celebration, they did it as a group.wftv.com
Lamb sets table on Thanksgiving as Cowboys beat Giants 28-20
Lamb put the Cowboys in position for one of Dak Prescott's two scoring passes to Dalton Schultz and Ezekiel Elliott's TD run in a 28-20 victory over the New York Giants on Thanksgiving Day. “I definitely thought the CeeDee catch was a touchdown,” Prescott said after his 10th consecutive victory over the Giants (7-4). The first one-handed grab by Lamb was a 15-yarder before Schultz’s second TD. A 23-yarder put Dallas at the 2, and Lamb thought he made another one-handed catch in the back of the end zone. Elliott had a season-high 92 yards rushing, and the Cowboys overcame two interceptions from Prescott, who threw for 261 yards.wftv.com
Prescott, TEs help Cowboys to Thanksgiving win over Giants
ARLINGTON, Texas — (AP) — Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes to tight end Dalton Schultz, Ezekiel Elliott ran for a score and the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants 28-20 on Thanksgiving Day. Prescott's TD tosses to Schultz came about five minutes apart in the third quarter, turning a 13-7 deficit into a 21-13 lead. The Dallas quarterback has 10 consecutive victories over the Giants since losing to them twice when the Cowboys went 13-3 his rookie year in 2016. Lamb's one-handed grab for 15 yards came before Schultz's second TD. Elliott had a season-high 92 yards rushing, and the Cowboys overcame two interceptions from Prescott, who threw for 261 yards.wftv.com
CeeDee Lamb's disappointment turns to joy, whack-a-mole celebration for Cowboys tight ends
Disappointment for CeeDee Lamb turned to joy for Cowboys tight ends during Thursday's Thanksgiving win against the New York Giants. Peyton Hendershot made up for it on the next play while adding a new twist to a Cowboys Thanksgiving tradition. On second-and-goal at the 2-yard line, Dallas sent out four tight ends for the goal-line play. He was joined by fellow Cowboys tight ends Dalton Schultz, Sean McKeon and Jake Ferguson, who all hopped in the kettle. Here's guessing he's got his tight ends covered in case the NFL frowns on Thursday's celebration.wftv.com
Dak Prescott returns and Cowboys win thanks to recipe that buoyed them without him
Because at halftime, the Cowboys drives had amounted to three punts, a fumble and a field goal. Dallas opened the game converting 1-of-7 third-down attempts in quarterback Dak Prescott’s return from a six-week recovery. Nonetheless, Dallas improved to 5-2 in a competitive NFC East by powering the 2022 recipe that has worked best for them: a disruptive defense and two-headed running game. Prescott, finding a rhythm late six weeks after suffering a thumb fracture that required surgery, ultimately finished 19-of-25 for 207 yards and a touchdown. Rookie tight end Peyton Hendershot caught Prescott’s first touchdown of the year and Henderson’s first of his career.wftv.com
Tuttle, D lift No. 10 Indiana past No. 18 Wisconsin 14-6
Indiana tied a program record Saturday by earning its sixth Big Ten win of the season, joining the 1967 and 1987 teams. Tuttle also lost a fumble that led to a Wisconsin field goal. “He goes running into the locker so I’m thinking, I’m telling Dex (Dexter Williams), ‘OK, this is your time. Indiana entered the day with a Big Ten-leading 18 takeaways and used an early turnover to take the lead for good. Wisconsin had moved the ball to the Indiana 39 when Tiawan Mullen sacked Mertz and knocked the ball loose.
No. 13 Indiana finally finds way to beat No. 23 Michigan
23 Michigan 38-21 on Saturday for its first victory against the Wolverines in 33 years. “When we play a great team like that, we have to make sure we play great football. Indiana: The Hoosiers answered some questions about their ability to contend for a division title or conference championship. Indiana: After beating their first top-10 foe in 33 years, the Hoosiers made their second Top 25 appearance since 1994. Now, after blowing out Michigan, Indiana could be headed toward its first top-10 ranking since September 1969.