Alex Smith and the Washington Football Team blew out the Dallas Cowboys in a embarrassingly lopsided 41-16 victory, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020 in AT&T Stadium in Dallas. The Football Team’ win was helped by a rushing game that produced 182 yards and three rushing touchdowns, and by a 149 yards and one touchdown effort by Smith.
Smith ended the game with 149 yards passing, to go along with one touchdown, one interception, and completing 19 of 26 passes. This performance led to a 83.60 passer rating for Smith.
The Football Team deployed a rushing game led by Peyton Barber and Antonio Gibson. For the game, Barber carried the ball 11 times and rushed for 57 yards, leading to no touchdowns. Gibson supplemented by carrying the ball 20 times for a total of 115 yards. In the passing game, the Football Team’ top receivers were Dontrelle Inman and Terry McLaurin. Inman caught one pass for a total of 15 yards, while McLaurin contributed with 92 yards from seven passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of four sacks , one forced fumble, one tackle for loss, and one defensive touchdown for the Football Team.
On the losing side of the game, Andy Dalton of the Cowboys ended the day with one touchdown, along with 215 yards, one interception, and a 84.80 passer rating.
The rushing game for the Cowboys was led by Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott. For the game, Pollard rushed for 12 yards from carrying the football four times. Meanwhile Elliott carried the ball 10 times for a total of 32 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Cowboys included Michael Gallup and Amari Cooper. Gallup caught six passes for a total of 41 yards, while Cooper contributed with 112 yards from six passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Cowboys defense ended the game with three sacks, and three tackles for loss, to go along with zero forced fumbles.
The Football Team walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 4-7. The Cowboys on the other hand, dropped to 3-8 for the season.