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Amari Cooper Reveals What Jason Garrett Told Cowboys Before Game

Amari Cooper celebrating a touchdown.

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - DECEMBER 09: Amari Cooper #19 of the Dallas Cowboys runs for a touchdown past Rasul Douglas #32 of the Philadelphia Eagles in overtime for a 29-23 win at AT&T Stadium on December 09, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys looked absolutely inspired during their win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. Amari Cooper returned from his brief injury stint with a vengeance while head coach Jason Garrett put together a masterful game plan.

After the game, Cooper explained why the team was so mentally prepared for the big game.

Per NFL Network's Jane Slater, Cooper revealed that the message from Garrett for the week was "be comfortable being uncomfortable." But the message that really resonated with the team was when Garrett asked the team to "thrive in being comfortable."

Everything worked right for the Cowboys in their 37-10 win over the Eagles. With the win, they are now 4-3 and first-place in the NFC East.

Quarterback Dak Prescott was nearly perfect in the passing game, while running back Ezekiel Elliott had 111 yards and a touchdown. Cooper, who played only part of last week's game, led the team in receiving yards with 106.

Garrett garnered a lot of criticism heading into this week following a three-game losing streak. But it looks like he's still capable of motivating his players to rise to the occasion.

The Cowboys have a bye next week. They'll return in Week 9 for another primetime game: Monday Night Football against the Giants.