The Dallas Cowboys defeated the New England Patriots 35-29 on Sunday afternoon.
With the game on the line, quarterback Dak Prescott found wide receiver CeeDee Lamb for a 35-yard touchdown in OT. It was a beauty:
— NFL (@NFL) October 17, 2021
By any objective measure, it was an impressive effort by the winning side that saw them improve their record to 5-1 on the year – far and away the best mark in the NFC East.
Hilariously enough, though – that wasn’t what everyone was talking about on Monday. Rather, what truly captivated the internet following Dallas’ big win was an awkward exchange between Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his son:
I’m not the only one who say Jerry Jones open mouth kiss that guy pic.twitter.com/ikSbepdH6c
— Eboogzz (@eboogzzz) October 17, 2021
— Malliedee (@malliedee) October 17, 2021
Naturally, social media had some reactions:
Saw that https://t.co/9Q7m04Oxsc
— Keziah (@brydezmom) October 18, 2021
— Vincent (@VinnyG____) October 18, 2021
Not that there is anything wrong with that https://t.co/oaFpnMk7uC
— Craig @694 (@simplyhansen) October 18, 2021
— AjaLou (@XO_Tamar) October 18, 2021
Tfw COVID is over https://t.co/BbI8RmcTUu
— zeke barrera (@zeke_barrera) October 18, 2021
This has been an interesting NFL season. Between Jackson Mahomes dancing on Sean Taylor’s memorial, Terry Bradshaw getting canceled over his comments regarding Erin Andrews’ outfit, and Urban Meyer doing Urban Meyer things – the off-the-field storylines have almost been more fascinating than the on-the-field ones in 2021.
In keeping with all, that this Jerry Jones story is just par for the course.
The real reason Coach O is being forced out of LSU. https://t.co/cuFHeeDqp4
— Game 7 (@game7__) October 17, 2021