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Winning Big: Dallas Cowboys Dominate Jets and Find Offensive Identity

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Dallas Cowboys Continue Dominant Start to Season with Win Over New York Jets

By [Your Name], Sports Correspondent

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys are off to an impressive start this season, securing their second consecutive victory with a commanding 30-10 win over the New York Jets at AT&T Stadium. This follows their dominant 40-0 victory against the New York Giants in Week 1.

The Cowboys’ 2-0 record marks their best start since 2019, and they are the first team since 1968 to win their first two games of the season by a margin of 20 or more points. Additionally, they join an elite group of teams in the Super Bowl era to score 70 points while allowing only 10 or fewer in their first two games.

While the defense has been the standout unit, recording 10 sacks and seven takeaways, the Cowboys’ offense is also finding its rhythm. Quarterback Dak Prescott, who had struggled with interceptions last season, has shown significant improvement, going two consecutive games without a turnover.

When asked about his interception-free streak, Prescott dismissed any lingering concerns from last season, stating, “Last year is last year, and it’s something I’ve left behind. I’m focused on completing passes and getting the ball to our playmakers. Interceptions are not on my mind anymore.”

The Cowboys’ offense has been efficient, with long scoring drives and a balanced running game. Against the Giants, they ran the ball 30 times with four different runners, and against the Jets, they ran it 44 times with five different runners. They have also been successful on third downs, converting 46.3% against the Giants and 50% against the Jets.

Wide receiver CeeDee Lamb had an outstanding performance against the Jets, catching 11 passes for 143 yards. Running back Tony Pollard also had a career-high 25 carries, contributing to the team’s offensive success. Prescott completed 31 of 38 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns, making it his best start to a game in his career.

Defensively, the Cowboys have been relentless, allowing just 3.3 yards per play against the Jets. They have also demonstrated their ability to create turnovers, with four takeaways in the second half, including three interceptions.

Looking ahead, the Cowboys are optimistic about their prospects for the season. Left guard Tyler Smith is expected to return to the lineup after missing the first two games due to a hamstring strain. Wide receiver Brandin Cooks, who sat out the Jets game with a sprained knee, could also make his return against the Arizona Cardinals.

Despite their impressive start, Prescott emphasized that there is still room for improvement, stating, “We expect to score touchdowns on every drive, so when we don’t do that, we still haven’t reached our goal. There’s a lot we can do better, but overall, it was a very efficient team win that we’re proud of. It’s hard to win in this league.”

The Dallas Cowboys will aim to maintain their winning streak as they face the Arizona Cardinals in their next game.

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