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  • March 22, 2019
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Rookie Dak Prescott is stating an impressive case to remain the starting quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys.Hes off to quite the start in his NFL career after taking over following veteran Tony Romos preseason back injury.Prescott threw for 247 yards and three touchdowns, and the Cowboys forced four turnovers in a 30-16 win over the Green Bay Packers and their dysfunctional offense Sunday.Prescott was 18 of 27 and shook off two fumbles and an interception to lead the Cowboys (5-1) to their fifth straight win.You just couldnt ask for more inspiration from a player because everybody on this team knows what a difficult position that is to play, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said.Prescott showed poise in the fourth quarter while marching the Cowboys on a seven-play, 75-yard drive that ended with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Cole Beasley for an 18-point lead with 10:26 left.Romo seems to be getting closer to returning. After a bye, Dallas next plays on Oct. 30 against Philadelphia.Asked if Prescott would remain the starter against the Eagles even if Romo was ready, Jones only said, I wouldnt say unequivocally anything other than we just beat the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay.Prescott picked on a Packers secondary that played much of the game without their top three cornerbacks because of injuries.His fourth-quarter touchdown pass left Packers fans at Lambeau stunned. They were booing at times following another choppy game for Green Bays offense. The four turnovers were a season high for Green Bay (3-2).Frankly, the biggest thing on offense ... is turning the ball over, coach Mike McCarthy said. Its not part of our fiber.The Packers had five fumbles on the day, losing three.BOO BIRDSEven two- NFL MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasnt immune from the jeering. Rodgers finished 31 of 42 for a season-high 294 yards.Look, were upset, theyre upset, its part of it, Rodgers said of the booing. Its not the first time. Probably wont be the last time.The Packers didnt get into the end zone until Rodgers and Cobb connected on a 6-yard touchdown pass with 6:53 left to get within 27-16.Rodgers accounted for two turnovers with an interception to go with a fumble on first-and-goal at the Cowboys 1 with 1:10 left in the third quarter. It was a designed draw play out of an empty backfield.RECORD STREAK OVERPrescott threw the first interception of his career after he was picked off on third-and-8 from the Dallas 6, throwing out of his end zone with 20 seconds left in third quarter. Safety Morgan Burnett had the diving interception.Prescotts NFL record streak for a quarterback at the start of his career without an interception ended at 176 pass attempts. He broke the mark of 162 previously held by New Englands Tom Brady earlier in the game.We get that out of the way now, Prescott said with a laugh. Another one to start up.OUT OF SYNCDrops were a problem again at times for Packers receivers. Timing may have been off on a couple other throws.Rodgers and McCarthy said the Packers would figure out the problems after watching the film.Were hard on ourselves, and Im as hard as anybody on myself. So Im going to get it fixed. Just been a little bit off, Rodgers said.It was Green Bays worst defeat at home with Rodgers as the starting quarterback since a 37-20 loss to the Giants in the 2011 NFC divisional playoffs.STRENGTH VS. STRENGTHDallas dented Green Bays league-best run defense.The Cowboys rushed for 93 yards in the first half against the Packers, which was already a season high against Green Bay. The Packers had been allowing 42.8 yards per game entering Sunday.Dallas was averaging a league-best 155.2 yards per game.Rookie Ezekiel Elliott finished with 157 yards on 28 carries, giving him 703 yards rushing -- the second-most in a players first six career games, behind only Eric Dickerson (787). Elliott also became the only rookie to rush for at least 130 yards in four consecutive games.INJURY REPORTCowboys: CB Morris Claiborne left with a concussion after getting hurt in the second quarter.Packers: The Packers thin secondary, which was already without CBs Sam Shields (concussion) and Quinten Rollins (groin), lost cornerback Damarious Randall in the second quarter after he re-aggravated a groin injury. ... WR Davante Adams left in the third quarter to be evaluated for a concussion. ... RT Bryan Bulaga left late with a back injury.UP NEXTCowboys: Host the Philadelphia Eagles on Oct. 30 after a bye next week.Packers: Host the Chicago Bears on Thursday night.---AP NFL website: and Genaro Armas at: Authentic MLB Jerseys Cheap . -- New England Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis is retiring after a 16-year career to become the goalie coach for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Cheap MLB Jerseys USA .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. . Miller finished in two minutes, 6.09 seconds, one day before the first medal race on the Alpine schedule. The 36-year-old American also turned in the top time in Thursdays opening training session. MLB Jerseys For Sale . John Lucas, signed as a mentor for rookie Trey Burke, showed he can score if required, scoring 12 points of his 16 points in the second quarter as Utah built an 18-point lead. Cheap Baseball Jerseys Online . -- Yogi Ferrell orchestrates pretty much everything in Indianas offence. Point guard?Ricky Rubio and coach Tom Thibodeau agree in their assessment that the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves lack heart after yet another loss Friday night.The Detroit Pistons?had their way with Minnesotas struggling defense, hitting 14 of 29 3-pointers in a 117-90 victory as the Wolves lost for the seventh time in the last eight games. Fans booed early in the fourth quarter as the Pistons finished off a 31-10 run that sent most toward the exits.The Timberwolves, mired in a 12-year playoff drought, havent won at home since Nov. 17.We can accept making mistakes and [when we] dont make shots, Rubio said after the game. Playing with no heart, with noo desire, its just awful.dddddddddddd. Right now, its just bad.And it seems like we didnt care.A very concerned Thibodeau said everything is on the table as he looks to fix things, including lineup changes for the 6-17 Wolves, who next face the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.Im going to keep coming. I dont go away, Thibodeau vowed. Im going to look at everything, re-examine. Somethings being missed. Its got to change.Something is not right. We have to find the answer to that.The Associated Press contributed to this report. ' ' '