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Cowboys open second half with a touchdown drive to take 14-13 lead

Chris Simms and Jay Croucher preview odds and bets for the Thanksgiving slate, including Bills vs. Lions, Giants at Cowboys, and Patriots vs. Vikings.

The first time the Cowboys had the lead, it lasted only 5:27. They will try to make this one hold up.

The Cowboys opened the second half with a 14-play, 75-yard touchdown drive, eating up the first 7:39 of the third quarter. Dalton Schultz scored on a 15-yard touchdown pass from Dak Prescott.

Prescott now is 14-of-21 for 149 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.

The Cowboys overcame two false starts in the drive and now have nine penalties for 57 yards. They benefited from a defensive holding penalty called on Darnay Holmes.

Holmes was cited for holding CeeDee Lamb on a long incompletion, but it did not appear on replay that he held. The penalty delivered an automatic first down to the Cowboys, who faced a third-and-seven at the Giants 37.

Ezekiel Elliott has led the team’s ground game today with 10 carries for 82 yards, while Tony Pollard has only 40 yards on 14 carries.