Dak Prescott threw two touchdown passes and flipped head over heels into the end zone on a 10-yard run for another and the Dallas Cowboys pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Arizona Cardinals 28-17 Monday in Glendale, Ariz.
Prescott, 13 of 18 for 183 yards, broke a 14-14 tie with a 37-yard scoring pass to Brice Butler with 11:52 to play to help the Cowboys (2-1) bounce back from a 42-17 pummeling in Denver.
"Last week, we got hit in the mouth pretty good," Prescott said. "It was important for us to come back this week ... and to get a win."
Arizona, with a spectacular catch by Larry Fitzgerald for 24 yards on a third-and-18 play, moved downfield but the drive stalled. Phil Dawson's 37-yard field goal cut the lead to 21-17 with 6:35 left.
Ezekiel Elliott was bottled up much of the game but still gained 80 yards on 22 attempts. He ran 8 yards for the final Cowboys touchdown.
The Cardinals (1-2), in their home opener, got a big game from Fitzgerald, who caught 13 passes for 149 yards, moving ahead of Marvin Harrison into eighth in career receiving yards. The 13 receptions tied a career high.
"That's Fitz. It's Monday night," Arizona coach Bruce Arians said. "It's a shame we couldn't play better around him."
• Eagles running back Darren Sproles tore his ACL and broke his forearm on the same play in Sunday's victory over the Giants. He will miss the rest of the season.
• Colts quarterback Andrew Luck might practice as soon as Wednesday, but he has been ruled out for Sunday's game.
• Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks was arrested when a gun that turned out to be stolen was found in his vehicle after a traffic stop. Westbrooks was jailed on suspicion of receiving stolen property, carrying a loaded firearm, carrying a stolen loaded firearm, grand theft of a firearm and possession of a high-capacity magazine.
• Bears safety Quintin Demps suffered a broken arm in the 23-17 victory over the Steelers and will be out indefinitely.