The Cowboys got back in the win column with a comfortable 24-6 win over the journeying Detroit Lions. Here’s what got achieved in Dak Prescott’s return to movement:

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Prescott’s first series since early September began by rifling a throw too high for a wide-open Noah Brown to reel in.

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It ended two plays later with a three-and-out after being sacked by Aidan Hutchinson, the No. 2 overall pick in this year’s draft.

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Narratively, this would go a whole lot better if I told you that it was all upward from there in this resounding win

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that Prescott tore apart the NFL’s worst passing defense precisely as anticipated.

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Prescott was there. He was fine. By his own admission, he was a touch reckless, although it didn’t stop him from completing nearly 80 percent of his throws without turning the ball over.

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And when the dust settled, the Cowboys won in much the same way they have been winning all year

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The defense stacked up big plays on a Detroit offense down its two best playmakers, forcing five turnovers and sacking Jared Goff five times.

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KaVontae Turpin edged closer to what feels like an inevitable touchdown in the return game via a spectacular 52-yard punt return.

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