After letting the ball slip out of his hands on his first carry, Ekeziel Elliott was determined not to let his Dallas Cowboys teammates down again.
Elliott bounced back from his fumble to run for 150 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys took advantage of a blocked field goal and three turnovers to beat the Washington Redskins 33-19 in a wet, sloppy game Sunday to move into sole possession of second place in the NFC East.
"We always talk about when you got that ball in your hands, that's the team, so you've got to protect it," Elliott said. "I had to do something."
Playing in a driving rainstorm that made it difficult to hold onto the ball, let...