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Dallas Cowboys do it for Dak 37-34 in devastating win over New York

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott was hurt in the third quarter with a compound fracture in his right ankle.
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Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones, left, Stephen Jones, center rear, and New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett, right, greet each other before an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. The game marks the first time Garrett has returned to play against the team he was the head coach of last season. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

DALLAS — The Dallas Cowboys got their second win of the season back at home at AT&T Stadium against the now 0-5 New York Giants.

Former Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, now the offensive coordinator for the Giants, had a few words with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his son Stephen Jones before the game. Sunday was the first time the Cowboys played against former head coach Garrett. 

The Giants ran away with the first quarter before the 'Boys came back in the second quarter to go up 24-20. 

Quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a compound fracture of his right ankle in the third quarter and was carted off the field in tears as fans and his teammates cheered him on. He will reportedly undergo surgery tonight. 

RELATED: Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott leaves game with compound fracture in right ankle; will reportedly undergo surgery Sunday night

See below for a real-time box-score recap of the game.

Follow WFAA sports reporters Mike Leslie, Jonah Javad and Joe Trahan on Twitter for live updates.

First quarter

The Cowboys start the game with the ball, but a failed pass to CeeDee Lamb sets the team up for a field goal. Greg Zuerlein hits the 3-pointer, scoring the first points of the game. 3-0 Dallas.

Tight end Evan Engram responded with a short run from the red zone on the first Giants possession of the game. The PAT is good. 7-3 New York.

On the next possession, Ezekiel Elliott tips a pass to Giants linebacker Kyler Fackrell, resulting in a pick-six. PAT is good. 14-3 New York.

Cowboys go three-and-out on the next possession.

Second quarter

New York hits a 55-yard field goal to end their previous drive. 17-3 New York.

A 14-play, 75-yard, almost 7-minute Cowboys drive alter, Zeke Elliott runs it in on the goal line to give Dallas their first touchdown of the game. PAT is good. 17-10 New York.

The Cowboys the tied it up on a defensive score after Tank Lawrence sacked Giants quarterback Daniel Jones, and Anthony Brown ran it in for a touchdown. PAT is good. It's a tie game at 17-17.

The Giants settle for a field goal with less than a minute left to go in the first half after a fake field goal touchdown pass gets called back because of an illegal shift penalty. 20-17 New York. 

Dak Prescott receives a touchdown pass, his first NFL catch, from Cedrick Wilson in a trick play late in the first half to put the Cowboys back up again. PAT is good, making it 24-20 Dallas. He's the first Cowboys quarterback to catch a touchdown since Danny White in 1985. 

The Giants spike it to end the half. 

At halftime, it's 24-20 Dallas.

Third quarter

New York starts the second half with the ball. They go three-and-out after an offensive pass interference call sends back a touchdown. That punt is replayed after a Cowboys penalty, and the Giants knock in a 54-yard field goal. It's now a one-point game, 24-23 Dallas.

Dak Prescott is carted off the field after a gruesome ankle injury following a tackle. 

RELATED: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott leaves game with gruesome right ankle injury vs. New York Giants

Andy Dalton is now under center for the Cowboys.

Zeke Elliott scores again to keep the Cowboys in the lead, 31-23 Dallas.

Fourth quarter

New York scores a field goal. 31-26 Dallas.

Later, New York scores and gets the 2-point conversion. It's now 34-31 New York. 

Dallas hits a field goal. 34-34.

With three seconds left, Michael Gallup gets two great catches to set up a field goal to break the tie.

Dallas hits the field goal to make it 37-34.

Final: 37-34 Dallas.

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