3 Cowboys players who silenced their critics in demolition of Patriots

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2. Michael Gallup

Similarly to Gallimore, when's the last time you can recall Gallup stringing together consecutive strong performances? Gallup was far and away the Cowboys' best offensive player in last week's loss against Arizona. He led the team with six catches for 92 yards on seven targets.

Sunday's lopsided scoreline didn't require a big showing from Dak Prescott, but Gallup posted a respectable five catches for 60 yards. Only tight end Jake Ferguson produced more catches and yardage than Gallup, who's slowly but surely showing glimpses of the playmaker he was before his torn ACL.

Very quietly, Gallup is Dallas' leading receiver over the last two games. It'd be great if he had a touchdown to show for it, but that should come once the offense remedies its red zone blues.

Gallup has been a point of contention among Cowboys fans post-knee surgery. He still ranks near the bottom of the NFL in terms of creating separation, but how much does that really matter if he produces every week?

Here's to No. 13's (hopeful) continued resurgence.