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New York Giants 13-20 Dallas Cowboys: Ezekiel Elliott stars

7:28 am, 17th September 2018

In the first NFL meeting between the former college rivals and high NFL draft picks, Elliott, who starred at Ohio State, rushed for 78 yards with a touchdown, while Barkley, from Penn State, had just 28, though he did add a further 80 receiving.

Barkely, crucially, was kept out of the endzone, while Elliott rumbled in for a six-yard score in the fourth quarter to stretch out Dallas’ lead before the home side held off a late Giants comeback bid. Eli Manning – who was sacked six times – and the Giants have started 0-2 for the fifth time in the past six seasons.

Earlier, Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon Austin on the third play of the game.


Giants 0-7 Cowboys: Dak Prescott 64-yard touchdown pass to Tavon Austin (Brett Maher extra point good)

Giants 0-10 Cowboys: Maher 37-yard field goal



Giants 0-13 Cowboys: Maher 29-yard field goal

Giants 3-13 Cowboys: Aldrick Rosas 28-yard field goal


Giants 3-20 Cowboys: Ezekiel Elliott six-yard touchdown run (Maher extra point good)

Giants 10-20 Cowboys: Eli Manning 16-yard touchdown pass to Evan Engram (Rosas extra point good)

Giants 13-20 Cowboys: Rosas 38-yard field goal