In the same way as other of us battling a tryptophan sleep following a celebratory Thanksgiving feast

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the Dallas Cowboys were a little sluggish out of the gate in their holiday showdown against the New York Giants

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But the longer the game went on, the more the Cowboys seemingly awoke from their doldrums.

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A first half that saw them stumble their way to a deficit eventually led to Dallas surging in the second half to earn a 28-20 victory over their NFC rivals.

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Similar as the actual Cowpokes, Dak Prescott's day was a story of two parts. Through the initial two quarters, he was a person on foot 6-for-10 for 116 yards without any scores and two interferences for a 44.8 passer rating.

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Yet, he would finish 15-of-20 passes for 145 yards, two scores and no captures in the last part to complete the day with a decent 91.1 passer rating.

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CeeDee Lamb topped the century mark in receiving yards for the second time this season, mixing in some highlight-reel catches on his way to 106-yard effort.

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The Cowboys did some work on the ground as well, totaling 170 rushing yards, the fourth straight game they've surpassed 150.

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while allowing the Giants to convert only 27 percent of their third-down opportunities. For the second straight week, Dallas also dominated the time of possession, 34:09 to 25:51.

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