Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys didn’t have their best offensive performance on Monday night against the Los Angeles Chargers, but they made enough plays to win, 20-17.
Prescott finished the game with 272 passing yards and one touchdown on 21-of-30 passing. He also rushed for 40 yards and a touchdown.
The Cowboys’ offense struggled to get going in the first three quarters, but they came alive in the fourth quarter. Prescott led the Cowboys on a 10-play, 75-yard drive that ended with a Greg Zuerlein field goal to give the Cowboys a 20-17 lead with 2:22 remaining in the game.
The Chargers had a chance to tie the game in the final two minutes, but Justin Herbert threw an interception to Jayron Kearse to seal the Cowboys’ victory.
Prescott’s biggest play of the game came early in the fourth quarter. The Cowboys were facing a third-and-11 from their own 25-yard line. Prescott spun out of a sack and found running back Tony Pollard for a 60-yard gain. That play set up the Cowboys’ first touchdown of the game.
Prescott also made a few other key plays in the fourth quarter, including a 28-yard pass to CeeDee Lamb on the game-winning drive.
While the Cowboys’ offense wasn’t perfect, Prescott made enough plays to win the game. He also got some help from the Cowboys’ defense, which held the Chargers to just 17 points.