Jason Garrett received a 15-yard penalty for cheating conduct when he spiked the challenge flag before of football official Scott Edwards when a blown decision late within the third quarter.
“Obviously, I didn’t handle that scenario similarly as I ought to have,” the Cowboys coach aforementioned. “I knew we were going to get the play because I saw it.
According to a pool report from referee Bokkos Torbert, though, Garrett was fined for “abusive language.”
“Oh, I hope the limited darlin’ didn’t hear one thing he hadn’t detected before,” Cowboys owner Boche Jones aforementioned. “We ought to all have stopped the wheel over there if he got upset over abusive language.”
The Cowboys appeared upset regarding the deciding when obtaining eleven penalties for 124 yards, tho they didn’t come back right out and say they were upset regarding the deciding.
Garrett’s penalty followed a 27-yard completion from tree Prescott to Amari Cooper before the Cowboys sideline. Edwards dominated the Cowboys receiver didn’t get each foot down before going out of bounds, forcing Garrett to use his final challenge.
The play was upset on replay, however, the Cowboys lost fifteen yards on the penalty. They faced a first-and-25 from their own forty-two, however, Prescott completed a 26-yard pass to Ezekiel Elliott on the ensuing play.
“It was simply an enormous play within the game,” Garrett aforementioned. “I knew we tend to have used the flag once, and I knew we were going to have to use it again to correct their error.
When you do this and therefore the initial one doesn’t get upset, you’re out of challenges. I knew that was the situation. We had to use it therein specific scenarios to correct the error that they created.
Didn’t handle it well. Our team handled it really well, though. I do no’ know if you have seen the rest of the game after that. We completed a 26-yarder on the ensuing play, and we went right down and scored. Our team did a very smart job handling that adversity.”