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Patriots LB Kyle Van Noy Helps Prevent Cowboys Touchdown With Fumble Recovery

Oct 17, 2021, 4:03 PM
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Kyle Van Noy #53 of the New England Patriots reacts against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2021 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy recovered a fumble inside the end zone to help prevent a Dallas Cowboys touchdown.

The Patriots hosted the Cowboys on Sunday, October 17.

With 1:30 remaining in the second quarter, Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott attempted to jump over his offensiv line for a goal line touchdown before New England’s Ja’Whaun Bentley knocked the ball free before the pigskin entered the end zone.

Van Noy recovered the ball inside the end zone for a touchback and a new Patriots possession.

The Patriots knelt the ball to close out the first half and went into the locker room with a 14-10 lead.

During the first 30 minutes of action, Van Noy had two tackles and a fumble recovery.

Van Noy has recorded seven fumble recoveries during his NFL career.

New England’s game against Dallas is broadcast on CBS.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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