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CeeDee Lamb’s disappointment turns to joy and celebration for Cowboys tight ends

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Disappointment for CeeDee Lamb turned to pleasure for the Cowboys’ tight ends throughout Thursday’s victory over the New York Giants.

Lamb thought he caught an amazing one-handed landing behind the top zone to present the Cowboys a 28-13 lead going into the fourth quarter. However officers dominated that his left heel landed out of bounds behind the top zone, nullifying the spectacular first-down play.

It does not matter. Peyton Hendershot made up for it on the subsequent play, including a brand new twist to the Cowboys’ Thanksgiving custom. On second and aim on the 2-yard line, Dallas despatched 4 tight ends into the sport from the aim line. Dak Prescott handed to Hendershot on a misplay and Hendershot ran untouched at left sort out for the rating. He went straight into the Salvation Military kettle behind the top zone.

He was joined by fellow Cowboys tight ends Dalton Schultz, Sean McKeon and Jake Ferguson, who jumped within the kettle. Hendershot remained out of the kettle and proceeded to play a recreation of whack-a-mole the place the ball was the hammer and his teammates had been the moles.

It was a next-level iteration of a celebration that has turn into a Dallas Thanksgiving custom. Ezekiel Elliott began the social gathering in 2016 when he jumped within the kettle to rejoice a landing. He ran the celebration in 2018, placing cash and Prescott on later scores. These celebrations drew the ire of the NFL, which fined Elliott $13,369 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

That did not cease the Cowboys from following the celebration whereas highlighting the charity. Group proprietor Jerry Jones absolutely helps the custom and has provided previously to cowl any fines levied for the celebration. Here is assuming he has his tight ends coated in case the NFL frowns at Thursday’s celebration.

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