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NFL Recap: Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott Lift Cowboys Over Redskins, 31 – 21

The Dallas Cowboys are already on pace for a postseason berth, and they have Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott to thank for it.

Elliott rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown, and Prescott passed for 269 yards and three TDs in the Cowboys hard-fought 31-21 victory over the Redskins on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at FedEx Field.

Prescott fired his touchdown passes to Devin Smith, Jason Witten, and Amari Cooper, and he tallied a 123.50 passer rating.

Elliott helped Dallas (2-0) record a rushing usage index of 106.5. The Cowboys also posted a receiving index of 269.0. Compared to overall offensive index of 94.625 for Washington, the Cowboys rode an OVER (Offensive Value and Efficiency Rating) 187.75 into a win.

Dallas’ defense put forth a DVS (Defensive Value Score) of 0.5, compared to 0.17 for Washington Redskins, thanks in part to one sack and two QB hits.

Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and Adrian Peterson rushed for another, but it wasn’t enough to lift the Redskins (0-2) to victory.