3 Stars: Rookie, vet RB shine alongside main mane in Cowboys win over Lions

The first game back for quarterback Dak Prescott ended up looking like a game started by backup Cooper Rush.

Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard were the focus of a conservative offense that had more than 30 rush attempts and under 200 passing yards

 The Dallas defense led the way, only allowing six points, while sacking the opposing QB five times, and creating five total turnovers.

Prescott did have some impact on the offense, throwing zero interceptions compared to the three last week,

and leading the team to a 75% redzone touchdown percentage with the team scoring three out of four times.

The one time the team didn’t score was because wide receiver Noah Brown fumbled on a reception inside the five-yard line

This team isn’t the Kansas City Chiefs, or the Miami Dolphins offensively.

 They don’t have the offensive line or receiving talent to spread out and throw the ball all over the field,

 but an excellent run game and ferocious defense can still be impactful and help the team shine like the decals on the helmets of the three stars of the game.

Parsons makes plays on the football field that not many others could. In a season-low 42 snaps,

 71% of defensive plays, he still managed five tackles, one sack, a QB hit, and a forced fumble.

 He also seemed to have a sack taken away from him and credited to Dorance Armstrong.

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