Cowboys-Saints Has Biggest Thursday Night Football Rating In History

Cowboys-Saints Has Biggest Thursday Night Football Rating In History

A slow first half full of mistakes was capped off by another field goal by the Cowboys, sending the Saints into halftime trailing by 13.

As the Los Angeles Rams continue to prepare for Sunday's meeting with the Detroit Lions, the main focus on Thursday night was on the New Orleans Saints to see how they would do against the Dallas Cowboys.

Alvin Kamara #41 of the New Orleans Saints carries the ball in the second quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Minnesota Viking on January 14, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before anything, here's a look at what the analyst had to say about the Saints vs. Cowboys game, including predicting a 45-21 loss for the home team.

Drew Brees is 39 and has been playing in the National Football League since 2001.

The Cowboys (7-5), who have won four consecutive games, dominated the first half. In Smith's exact words, there was "not a damn chance" Dallas would defeat the Saints on Thursday night. Here's a look at some of the reactions shortly after.

The Saints finally got on the board on the first series of the second half, driving 60 yards in 10 plays to set up Wil Lutz for a 33-yard field goal.

On the opening drive, Dak Prescott hit Michael Gallup down the sideline for 40 yards to the six yard line. Prescott completed 15 of 17 passes for 173 yards and one touchdown before the break.

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