ARLINGTON, Texas – Amari Cooper was mad.
The Cowboys' offense was lining up with 3:12 to play in regulation, the NFC East game against rival Philadelphia tied 16-16 courtesy of a Carson Wentz to Dallas Goedert 3-yard touchdown.
Cooper was set to run another stop route. But the Eagles secondary was poised to jump the route yet again, he believed.
“Dak, come on,” Cooper pleaded to his quarterback in the huddle.
“Just run it, bro,” Prescott said.
A hand signal from Prescott later, and Cooper converted his stop route to a go route. Prescott found him in stride.
One play, 75 yards, 11 seconds. The Cowboys jumped ahead 23-16.
“I was elated,” Cooper said.
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