The Cowboys kept their NFC East hopes alive, at least until Sunday, with a 27-13 win over the Titans.
The Cowboys improved to 12-4, a game and a half behind Philadelphia. The Eagles play the Saints on Sunday and need a win in their final two games to clinch the division and the No. 1 seed in the NFC.
Entering Thursday night, the Titans had nothing to play for and needed to beat Jacksonville in Week 18 to clinch the AFC South. Dropped to 7-9 with sixth straight loss.
If the Cowboys had any preconceived notions about pulling some key starters at halftime, they disappeared in a sluggish three quarters. The Cowboys then led 10-6 at halftime Doc Prescott He turned the ball over three times.
They only trailed 17-13 in the fourth quarter.
The Cowboys, however, scored on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter Dalton Schultz scoring the second touchdown of the game and Brett Maher His second field goal was a go-ahead run.
Prescott went 29-of-41 for 282 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. He also lost a fumble on a snap with the center Tyler PiadasCarted off with an ankle injury in the third quarter.
CeeDee Lamb Schultz caught 11 passes for 100 yards, seven for 56 and TY Hilton Four for 50.
Joshua Dobbs, who arrived eight days ago and made his first career start, went 20-39 for 232 yards with a touchdown and an interception. He won the job for the next week and was a freshman Malik Willis On the bench, the Titans look to extend their season without a starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill among others.
Again the Titans defense Kevin Byard Prescott had both and six tackles.
“Lifelong social media lover. Falls down a lot. Creator. Devoted food aficionado. Explorer. Typical troublemaker.”