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Cowboys get 32nd Thanksgiving Day win over Giants

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Dallas Cowboys defeated the New York Giants on Thanksgiving. The Cowboys won 28-20 over the Giants at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

This is the Cowboys’ fifth win at home this season. They are 8-3 overall.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb makes a reception against Rodarius Williams against the New York Giants
CeeDee Lamb makes a reception against Rodarius Williams against the New York Giants (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images)

The Giants fell to 7-4 with the loss. New York is just 3-2 on the road.

The Cowboys are inching closer to having the Thanksgiving Day game wins. This is their 32nd win on the holiday. The Detroit Lions have an all-time record with 37 wins.

They are 37-44-2 in 83 games. The Lions have lost six straight Thanksgiving Day games.

New York fell to 7-6-3 on Thanksgiving. The team has dropped their last four Thanksgiving Day games.

The Giants have not won on Thanksgiving since 1982 when they defeated the Lions 13-6.

Prescott has now won 10 straight games against the Giants. He has not lost to the team since the 2016 season when the Cowboys lost both games against their Division rivals.

The Cowboys needed a big second half to get the win. Dallas scored 21 points for the come-from-behind win.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went 21 of 30 for 261 yards. He had two touchdown passes and two interceptions.

Ezekiel Elliott had 16 carries for 92 yards and a touchdown. CeeDee Lamb had six receptions for 106 yards.

Giants quarterback Daniel Jones went 21 of 35 for 228 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Saquon Barkley had 11 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. Darius Slayton had three receptions for 63 yards.

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Cowboys began their comeback when Prescott hit Dalton Schultz for a 15-yard touchdown reception for a 14-13 lead. Then, the two connected on a six-yard touchdown reception for a 21-13 lead.

Peyton Hendershot also scored a two-yard rushing touchdown.

The Giants scored late in the fourth quarter. Jones hit Richie James for a one-yard touchdown reception with eight seconds left.

New York led 13-7 at halftime. Barkley scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Graham Gano made two field goals.

Gano first made a 57-yard field goal. He also later added a 47-yard field goal, as time expired.

Ezekiel Elliott scored a six-yard rushing touchdown.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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