Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams (83) celebrates with Jason Witten (82), after Witten caught a pass for a touchdown overtime as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll (22) watches in an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Dak Prescott threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten in overtime, giving the Dallas Cowboys their sixth straight win with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.
Prescott rallied the Cowboys with a late tying touchdown pass to Dez Bryant and won the rookie quarterback duel with Carson Wentz. Dallas (6-1) took a two-game division lead after rallying from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter.
The 23-year-old Prescott recovered from a shaky start, finishing 19 of 39 for 287 yards with two scores and an end zone interception that cost the Cowboys points late in the first half.
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Wentz had the Eagles (4-3) in position for a win with another efficient performance. But he couldn't move Philadelphia late in regulation with the game tied. The Eagles never got the ball in overtime after Prescott led the 75-yard scoring drive.
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