Greg Zuerlein’s 56-yard FG lifts Cowboys over Chargers

Kicker Greg Zuerlein drilled a 56-yard field goal with no time remaining to push the Dallas Cowboys over the Los Angeles Chargers 20-17 on Sunday at SoFi Stadium.The Cowboys (1-1) were led by the running game that totaled 198 yards. Tony Pollard paced Dallas with 109 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. Ezekiel Elliott added 71 yards and a score on 16 carries.Dak Prescott finished 23-of-27 passing for 237 yards, and an interception. CeeDee Lamb led the Cowboys with eight receptions for 81 yards.For the Chargers (1-1), Justin Herbert completed 31 of 41 passes for 338 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. Keenan Allen grabbed four catches for 108 yards, and Mike Williams had seven catches for 91 yards. Running back Austin Ekeler finished with 115 scrimmage yards.The Cowboys took the opening drive and marched 78 yards on 15 plays, scoring on a 4-yard end-around by Pollard for a 7-0 lead.Dallas then got the ball right back on an interception by Trevon Diggs, his fifth interception in 14 in NFL games.However, Prescott threw an interception to Asante Samuel Jr. for the Florida State’s products first NFL career interception. Five plays later, the Chargers turned the turnover into points on a 46-yard field goal by Tristan Vizcaino, cutting the Cowboys’ lead to 7-3.The Cowboys upped their lead to 14-3 on a seven play, 75-yard drive capped by an Elliott 5-yard score.