2. Brandin Cooks, WR
Things definitely started off slow for Brandin Cooks as a member of the Cowboys, but they have really picked up as of late. He had his first 2 touchdowns as a Cowboy against the Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams in consecutive games in October, and then after disappearing against the Philadelphia Eagles last week, Cooks was on fire against the Giants.
He was targeted 10 times and came up with 9 receptions for a team-leading 173 yards and a touchdown. Averaging 19.2 yards per reception on 9 catches is pretty strong, I would say.
And Dallas needs more of this as the season progresses.
3. Cowboys Pass Rushers
When you have a matchup against a young quarterback making his debut, especially someone who was an undrafted player a few months ago, you let your pass rushers pin their ears back and do work.
The Cowboys just so happen to have one of the most fearsome defensive fronts when it comes to bringing wave after wave of pass rush, and it was like the Oprah Winfrey Show out there on Sunday. You get a sack, you get a sack, you get a sack...
Five different Dallas players registered a sack against New York, and 6 different players combined for 7 quarterback hits. But even above just QB hits and sacks, the Cowboys accelerate the clock of a quarterback unlike almost any other team in the NFL, and Tommy DeVito found that out the hard way on Sunday.