In other words, if Los Angeles was going to have any shot at moving back into the top seed, they would not only need to win as many games as possible, but also receive some help from New Orleans.
Prescott finished 24 of 28 and threw his scoring pass for 16 yards to Ezekiel Elliott.
Moving forward, the Cowboys have to love their chances of claiming their second division title in three seasons, but also this doesn't mean the Eagles won't go down without a fight.
Things did not get a ton better for the Saints' offense the rest of the half.
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These are the recommended requirements, mind you, which is why we're also seeing a GTX 970 or an AMD R9 390 8GB in the list. The Closed Alpha will take place from December 8 - 9, at varying times depending on which platform you're playing on.
The Saints, meanwhile, have been thoroughly dominant all season, led largely by their remarkably efficient offense.
During the play, Dak Prescott completed a short pass to Cole Beasley, who was quickly brought down mid-stretch, yet awarded the first down anyway, even though his knee was clearly down with the ball about a yard short of the line to gain. He leads the Cowboys with 468 receiving yards on 48 receptions. However, New Orleans launched a run in the second half and now trail 13-10 midway through the fourth quarter.
A roughing-the-punter penalty against Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory kept the Saints next series alive, and Brees found wide receiver Keith Kirkwood in a crowded end zone for a 30-yard touchdown that cut the deficit to 13-10 late in the third quarter.