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Rock has TD and 3 picks in Seahawks' preseason loss to Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Before the Dallas Cowboys beat the Seahawks 27-26 in their final preseason game Friday night in Seattle, Drew Lock Lock) pitched for a touchdown with 3 interceptions, then decided to replace Russell Wilson.

Dallas roster when Ben DiNucci finds tight end Peyton Hendershot on a 14-yard TD with 4:07 left A pair of long shots connected for the winning score.

Geno Smith, who has always been considered the leader against the Rock, played a series to move the Seahawks (0-3) to Dallas 19, then penalty and 14 The sack forced them to accept a 53-yard field goal from Jason Myers.

Lock saw plenty of minutes after missing his second preseason game due to COVID-19. Coach Pete Carroll said it would be a “make-up trade,” but Lock’s draft picks may be leaning more toward Smith.

Israel Mukuam intercepts Lock’s second pass before the former Denver starter makes 35. Passing the TD to Penny Hart in Game 1 of his second series after the Seattle defense stopped for the fourth time. On Rock’s second interception, set up Will Greer’s 1-yard scoring throw to Simi Feihoko to give the Cowboys (2-1) a 13-10 first-half lead.

3rd interception from Rock set up another Dallas TD as undrafted rookie safety Mark Quisber rounded up a sloping pass and rumbled to Seattle 13, while star four Shooting back Dak Prescott stopped his TV interview to celebrate. Brandon Smith tied the game 20-20 after receiving the ball in the end zone.

Rock led another TD kickoff at the start of the second half, but running back DeeJay Dallas was the focus. The third-year guard had a 50-yard 75-yard rush to end a 1-yard slump for a 20-10 lead.

Entering the fourth quarter, Rock completed 13 of 24 for 171 yards and a 51.2 passing rating.

Not much seems to have changed in the game behind Prescott, who played the entire preseason for the second year in a row. This time it was intentional, as a shoulder injury kept him out for much of the 2021 preseason. Nearly every other projected Dallas starter also didn’t play this preseason.

Current Cooper Rush handled a series that ended in a punt before Greer joined the next 2 1/2 quarters, completing 12 of 22 for 88 yards , twice scored, no interceptions.

Replacing Tyron Smith

Two days after the Cowboys learned that eight-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith could be due to a torn hamstring Brought a fracture to his left knee and didn’t play until December.

His most likely replacement, rookie first-round pick Tyler Smith, is out with an ankle injury. Sophomore Josh Ball started and saw a lot of action, but didn’t seem ready to be the starter in Prescott’s blind spot.

Returning Men

Returning for a touchdown kickoff and punt last weekend after returning, Dallas receiver KaVontae Turpin saw no action in the return game, and Did some work on offense. He had an 8-yard catch on both targets.

Seattle receiver Dee Eskridge returned from a hamstring injury and had an 18-yard punt and an 8-yard catch on three targets. The Seahawks envision him as a No. 3 receiver, but he’s having a hard time staying healthy.


Dallas CB Kelvin Joseph, whose roster may be in jeopardy, left after his first play and didn’t return. He was ruled out for a concussion.


Both teams started their seasons in prime time. The Cowboys will host Tom Brady and Tampa Bay’s first Sunday night game on September 11. The Seahawks host Denver in their first Monday night game on September 12.


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