GLENDALE, Ariz. — Joshua Dobbs threw for a landing, James Conner and Rondale Moore ran for scores and the Arizona Cardinals surprised the mistake-prone Dallas Cowboys 28-16 on Sunday.
The Cardinals (1-2) by no means trailed and went forward 21-10 on the ultimate play of the primary half when Matt Prater made a 62-yard subject purpose, a low liner that simply cleared the uprights.
Arizona scored on all 5 of its possessions earlier than the break.
The Cardinals, who additionally led at halftime of their first two video games and coughed up a 21-point benefit in opposition to the New York Giants at house final week, held on this time.
Jonathan Gannon bought his first win as Arizona’s coach because the franchise snapped a six-game house skid that lasted practically a yr.
Dobbs accomplished 17 of 21 passes for 189 yards and a landing.
Conner ran for 98 yards.
The Cowboys (2-1) — who have been referred to as for 13 penalties that set them again 107 yards — minimize the margin to 21-16 with 9:33 left within the sport because of a pair of subject objectives by Brandon Aubrey.
Dallas had three stable drives lavatory down contained in the Arizona 10, together with one which ended on a fourth-down cease when Dak Prescott threw an incomplete move.
Prescott accomplished 25 of 40 passes for 249 yards, a landing and an interception.
Halfway by the fourth, Dobbs hit Marquise Brown for a 2-yard landing, pushing the result in 28-16 with 7:22 remaining.
Arizona sealed the win when Kyzir White picked off Prescott’s move in the long run zone with three minutes left.
Dallas seemed like among the finest groups within the NFL by two weeks, drubbing the Giants 40-0 in Week 1 and beating the Jets 30-10 in Week 2.
However the Cowboys had a troublesome week at apply — dropping star cornerback Trevon Diggs for the season with an ACL harm — and people dangerous vibes carried over right into a gaffe-filled first half that included 10 penalties for 72 yards.
In the meantime, Arizona was rolling from the opening drive. Dobbs ran for 44 yards on the second play of the sport, rumbling down the left sideline earlier than lastly getting tracked down.
The Cardinals jumped to a 9-0 lead with 6:12 left within the first quarter after Conner ran for a 5-yard landing.
The Cardinals stored up the stress within the second quarter with Moore — who’s often a receiver — taking a handoff and bursting by the center of the road for a 45-yard landing run and a 15-3 lead.
The Cowboys responded with a 13-play, 75-yard drive that minimize Arizona’s result in 15-10. Rico Dowdle scored on a 15-yard move from Prescott.