The Dallas Cowboys are more alive than ever in the postseason race with a 31-23 victory over the Washington Redskins in the second inning during Thanksgiving to retake the divisional title in the NFC East.
With an outstanding participation from his newcomer WR Amari Cooper, who dispatched with 8 receptions for 180 yards and two touchdowns, the Cowboys scored a crucial victory against a divisional rival to get a 6-5 record.
Zeke Elliott also contributed 121 yards on the road with a touchdown to help the cause, but the special mention goes to the Cowboys defense by causing three interceptions to Redskins QB Colt McCoy to seal the victory.
Those led by Mark van Bommel are placed in the first place of the general table with 36 units, so they continue as top leaders without losing any games in the Dutch League, Of the 12 games already played with the so-called “farmers”, “Chucky ” has excelled in starting in the starting box, but for reasons of strategy has come out of a change in the duels, in addition to carrying eight goals in the contest.
Heerenveen is in ninth place with 14 points, the result of three games won, five tied and four lost; in his last match, he lost to Groningen 2-0, with the scores of Django Warmerdam and Ritsu Doan.
The meeting between the two will take place this Saturday, November 24 at 13:45 (time in central Mexico) at the Philips Stadium in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. After the loss Washington falls from the divisional leadership and leaves the postseason frame complete with a record of 6-5, tightening, even more, the race for the wild card in the National Conference with at least five teams in the fight for a position in the Wildcard.