Bills defeat Cowboys for first Thanksgiving Day win since 1975

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Buffalo Bills defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. The Bills won 26-15 over the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The Cowboys are winless against winning teams on the season.

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen celebrates after recovering a fumbled nap and getting a first down against the Dallas Cowboys
Josh Allen celebrates after recovering a fumbled nap and getting a first down against the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Buffalo improved to 9-3 on the season. Dallas fell to 6-6.

The Bills are now 5-4-1 all-time on Thanksgiving Day games.

This was Buffalo’s first Thanksgiving Day game since Nov. 24, 1994. The Detroit Lions won 35-21 over the Bills on NBC.

However, one has to go back to Nov. 27, 1975 to find the Bills last Thanksgiving Day win. Buffalo defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 32-14.

The Cowboys are now 31-21-1 all-time on Thanksgiving Day. This loss snapped their one-game win streak on this special day in the United States.

Dallas won 31-23 over the Washington Redskins on Nov. 22, 2018. However, this is their first Thanksgiving Day loss since Nov. 23, 2017 when they lost 28-6 to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Bills quarterback Josh Allen went 19 of 24 for 231 yards. He had one touchdown.

Devin Singletary had 14 carries for 63 yards. Cole Beasley had six receptions for 110 yards and a touchdown.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went 32 of 49 for 355 yards. He also had two touchdowns and an interception.

Ezekiel Elliott had 12 carries for 71 yards. Amari Cooper had eight receptions for 85 yards.

In the second half, Buffalo outscored Dallas 13-8. Allen scored on a 15-yard rushing touchdown.

Stephen Hauschka made two field goals. He made a 26-yard field goal and a 41-yard field goal.

Prescott hit Ventell Bryant for a 15-yard touchdown reception.

The Bills led 13-7 at halftime. Allen hit Beasley for a 25-yard touchdown reception.

Singletary scored on a 28-yard touchdown reception from John Brown. However, following the score, Hauschka’s extra point missed.

Dallas’ Prescott hit Witten for an eight-yard touchdown reception.

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