Your Must-See Sports Headlines for Today, October 21

Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images Ezekiel Elliot and the Cowboys ran over the Eagles on Sunday Night Football.

Welcome to the roundup of must-see sports news from Sunday, highlighted by the Cowboys running past the Eagles into first place in the NFC East and a wild brawl in the Rams and Falcons game that led to the ejection of one of the star players.

We’ll also take a look at Alabama’s starting QB undergoing surgery to repair the high-ankle sprain he suffered on Saturday night.

A little bit of everything on this Monday as we jump-start a new week!


Cowboys Rout Eagles 37-10 to Take NFC East Lead

The Dallas Cowboys ran over the Philadelphia Eagles 37-10 in a battle for the NFC East lead on Sunday night.

Dallas jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter when the Eagles fumbled on their first two possessions and were in complete control for the remainder of the game.

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries. As a team, Dallas ran for 189 yards against the league’s second-ranked run defense.

Dak Prescott threw for a TD and rushed for a score while completing 21-of-27 passes for 239 yards in the big win that moved the Cowboys into the division lead.

Eagles QB Carson Wentz turned the ball over three times (one INT and two lost fumbles) and completed only 16-of-26 passes for 191 yards and a TD.

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Falcons Running Back Devonta Freeman Ejected After Brawl With Rams’ Aaron Donald

Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesDevonta Freeman was ejected after throwing a punch during Sunday’s game against the Rams.

The Atlanta Falcons were manhandled both literally and figuratively by the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.

With the Falcons heading towards their fifth straight loss, frustrations boiled over in the third quarter when running back Devonta Freeman got into an altercation with Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan threw a pass to wide receiver Mohamed Sanu that bounced off his hands and was picked off by the Rams’ Cory Littleton. Freeman and Donald then got into a grappling match which resulted in the 6’1, 280-pound Donald lifting the 5’8, 208-pound Freeman like he was a child.

Freeman responded by throwing a punch and was ejected from the game, which left the Falcons without their two leading running backs. Ito Smith, the Falcons second back, left the game earlier with a head and neck injury.

The Rams finished the rout 37-10, dropping the Falcons to 1-6 on the season.


NFL Week 7 Headlines & Scoreboard:

Your week 7 NFL headlines from Sunday:

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Here is a look at the full scoreboard from Sunday’s NFL games:

LOS ANGELES RAMS 37 ATLANTA FALCONS 10
BUFFALO BILLS 31 MIAMI DOLPHINS 21
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS 27 CINCINNATI BENGALS 17
MINNESOTA VIKINGS 42 DETROIT LIONS 30
GREEN BAY PACKERS 42 OAKLAND RAIDERS 24
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 30 HOUSTON TEXANS 23
ARIZONA CARDINALS 27 NEW YORK GIANTS 21
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 9 WASHINGTON REDSKINS 0
TENNESSEE TITANS 23 LOS ANGELES CHARGERS 20
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS 36 CHICAGO BEARS 25
BALTIMORE RAVENS 30 SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 16
DALLAS COWBOYS 37 PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 10

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WHAT’S ON TAP IN THE SPORTS WORLD ON MONDAY

New England Patriots vs. New York Jets Week 7 NFL Game PreviewNew England Patriots vs. New York Jets Week 7 NFL Game Preview Subscribe to NFL: http://j.mp/1L0bVBu Check out our other channels: NFL Vault http://www.youtube.com/nflvault NFL Network http://www.youtube.com/nflnetwork NFL Films http://www.youtube.com/nflfilms NFL Rush http://www.youtube.com/nflrush NFL Play Football https://www.youtube.com/playfootball NFL Podcasts https://www.youtube.com/nflpodcasts #NFL #Football #AmericanFootball2019-10-16T15:25:40.000Z
NFL MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: New England Patriots at New York Jets
The undefeated Patriots (6-0) take on the Jets (1-4), who are coming off their first win of the season. The Patriots defeated the Giants 35-14 back on Thursday, Oct. 10, while the Jets took down the Cowboys 24-22 last week at MetLife Stadium.
WHEN: Tonight, 8:15 p.m. ET
TV: ESPN

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