Cowboys vs. Saints live score, updates, highlights from NFL ‘Thursday Night Football’ game

Taysom Hill will make his first start at quarterback this season for the Saints’ “Thursday Night Football” matchup against the Cowboys. 

Although he’s been battling a plantar fascia injury, Hill will make his return on Thursday night in New Orleans. During his appearances in six matchups this season, Hill threw for 56 yards with one interception. He will rely on wide receiver Deonte Harris, who leads the Saints with 27 receptions for 427 yards and two touchdowns. As Alvin Kamara is listed out for the fourth-consecutive matchup with a knee injury, running back Mark Ingram II will take his place. 

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On the other hand, the Cowboys will look to snap a two-game losing streak after they suffered consecutive losses against the Chiefs and the Raiders. During the Cowboys’ 36-33 overtime loss to the Raiders on Thanksgiving, quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 375 yards with two touchdowns. However, he threw three incomplete passes during overtime and gave the Raiders an opportunity to end the game with a field goal. 

Wide receivers CeeDee Lamb and Amari Cooper are also expected to start barring any last-minute surprises. Lamb leads the Cowboys with 50 catches for 746 yards and six touchdowns while Cooper has 44 catches for 583 yards with five touchdowns. 

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Cowboys vs. Saints on “Thursday Night Football.” Follow for complete results from the NFL Week 13 game.

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Cowboys vs. Saints score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Cowboys 7
Saints 0

Cowboys vs. Saints live updates, highlights from Thursday Night Football

All times Eastern.

9:02 p.m.: Hill completes a deep pass to Johnson for 27 yards, then he goes down with an injury after the play. Saints get a first down at the 47. 

8:59 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN COWBOYS. Prescott completes to Gallup in the corner of the end zone for a one-yard score. Dallas takes a 7-0 lead with 59 seconds remaining in the first quarter.

8:56 p.m.: Prescott fires to Lamb for 33 yards at the 1. 

8:54 p.m.: Prescott completes a deep pass to Cooper for 41 yards. Cowboys get a first down from the Saints’ 36. 

8:50 p.m.: Gilikin makes a 59-yard punt and Lamb returns for 16 yards to position the Cowboys at their own 20. 

8:48 p.m.: Anthony Brown breaks up a deep pass from Hill intended for Smith. 

8:45 p.m.: After Prescott throws an incomplete pass on fourth down, the Saints take over from their own 34. 

8:41 p.m.: Ezekiel Elliot rushes for three yards to give the Cowboys a first down from the New Orleans’ 42. 

8:38 p.m.: Maher kicks a 56-yard field goal attempt wide right and leaves the Saints scoreless. Cowboys will take over from their own 46. 

8:35 p.m.: Hill completes a deep pass to Humphrey at the Cowboys’ 40 for 25 yards. 

8:28 p.m.: The Cowboys punt after the Saints’ defense forces them to go three-and-out on their opening drive. Harris returns the punt for eight yards to position the Saints at the 30. 

8:25 p.m.: Hill completes to Montgomery for a loss of six yards on third down, and the Saints punt on their opening drive. Lamb returns for seven yards and goes down at the 23. 

8:22 p.m.: Hill connects with tight end Nick Vannett for 12 yards and gives the Saints a first down from the 43. 

8:20 p.m.: Cowboys win the coin toss and defer. Saints will start with the ball from the 25.  

What channel is Cowboys vs. Saints on tonight?

  • TV channel: Fox, NFL Network
  • Live stream: Amazon Prime, fuboTV

Both Fox and NFL Network will broadcast the “Thursday Night Football” game between the Cowboys and the Saints. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will broadcast from the booth, while Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink will report from the sidelines.

Additionally, fans can stream the game on Amazon Prime with the same broadcast that’s shown on Fox and NFL Network.

Fans can also stream NFL games with fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.

Meanwhile, viewers in Canada can watch the game on DAZN free with a 30-day trial.

Cowboys vs. Saints start time

  • Date: Thursday, Dec. 2
  • Time: 8:20 p.m. ET 

The Cowboys vs. Saints game will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, La. All “Thursday Night Football” games in 2021 are scheduled to begin at 8:20 p.m. ET.

NFL live stream for ‘Thursday Night Football’

If you don’t have access to cable, there are multiple options for streamers to watch “Thursday Night Football” games. Here’s a list below if you don’t have cable.

Streaming option Cable subscription needed? Free? Cost Free trial?
NFL App No Yes
Yahoo! Sports App No Yes
DirecTV Stream No No $69.99/month No
fuboTV No No $60/month Yes
Hulu Plus Live TV No No $55/month Yes
Sling TV No No $30/month Yes
YouTube TV No No $65/month Yes

Cowboys schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) TV Channel
13 Dec. 2 at Saints 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
14 Dec. 12 at WFT 1:00 p.m. Fox
15 Dec. 19 at Giants 1:00 p.m. Fox
16 Dec. 26 WFT 8:20 p.m. NBC
17 Jan. 2 Cardinals 1:00 p.m. Fox
18 Jan. 9 at Eagles 1:00 p.m. Fox

Saints schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) TV Channel
13 Dec. 2 Cowboys 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
14 Dec. 12 @Jets 1:00 p.m. CBS
15 Dec. 19 @Buccaneers 8:20 p.m. NBC
16 Dec. 27 Dolphins 8:15 p.m. ESPN
17 Jan. 2 Panthers 1:00 p.m. Fox
18 Jan. 9 @Falcons 1:00 p.m. Fox

Thursday Night Football schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup Time (ET) TV Channel
1 Sept. 9 Cowboys @ Buccaneers 8:20 p.m. NBC
2 Sept. 16 Giants @ WFT 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
3 Sept. 23 Panthers @ Texans 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
4 Sept. 30 Jaguars @ Bengals 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
5 Oct. 7 Rams @ Seahawks 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
6 Oct. 14 Buccaneers @ Eagles 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
7 Oct. 21 Broncos @ Browns 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
8 Oct. 28 Packers @ Cardinals 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
9 Nov. 4 Jets @ Colts 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
10 Nov. 11 Ravens @ Dolphins 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
11 Nov. 18 Patriots @ Falcons 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
12 Nov. 25 Bills @ Saints 8:20 p.m. NBC
13 Dec. 2 Cowboys @ Saints 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
14 Dec. 9 Steelers @ Vikings 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
15 Dec. 16 Chiefs @ Chargers 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
16 Dec. 23 49ers @ Titans 8:20 p.m. NFL Network

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