San Francisco 49ers Hold Off Dallas Cowboys After Bizarre Ending in Wild Card Matchup

1/17/2022 4:39:00 AM

Today was a rough day. But at least we can still laugh at the Cowboys.

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Today was a rough day. But at least we can still laugh at the Cowboys.

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Dallas Cowboys in their wild card matchup after the clock ran out on Dak Prescott as he tried to spike the ball following a QB sneak.

On the ensuing 49ers possession, the Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence was called for defensive holding for an automatic first down. It was the 14th penalty of the day, a Cowboys postseason record.Samuel's 10-yard rush on 3rd-and-10 was initially ruled a first down before a review showed he was short, setting up 4th-and-inches from the Dallas 38-yard line. A false start by Trent Williams then negated a first down by Garoppolo, forcing a San Francisco punt. 

After the Cowboys got the ball back at their own 20 with 32 seconds left and no timeouts, Prescott used short completions along the sideline to advance the ball into San Francisco territory with 14 seconds left. Facing 2nd-and-1 at the 49ers' 41-yard line, Prescott rushed up the middle for a 17-yard gain. As the Cowboys attempted to line up, the referee ran from the backfield and collided with the offensive line while trying to spot the ball on the 24-yard line. By the time Prescott spiked the ball, time had run out, giving the 49ers the upset victory.

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'Boys have a terrible head coach, but we have a terrible offensive playcaller and a terrible defensive coordinator. I call it a draw. And NONE of them should have those jobs next season, Eagles. I'm an Eagles fan but at the least Dallas had a closer game! The Eagles were pathetic today. Dak did a great job killing the clock for the 49ers.

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J. Watt Gets Steelers On Board First Vs. Steve Young, the quarterback dynamic in San Francisco has defined the 49ers' season. Chiefs With Scoop and Score On the ensuing 49ers possession, the Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence was called for defensive holding for an automatic first down.. It was the 14th penalty of the day, a Cowboys postseason record. Sports Seriously, USA TODAY ARLINGTON, Texas —“The game is over,” the officials said after a tumultuous last few minutes, and thus concluded the Cowboys’ season. Samuel's 10-yard rush on 3rd-and-10 was initially ruled a first down before a review showed he was short, setting up 4th-and-inches from the Dallas 38-yard line. "We will spend the rest of the day recovering sleep and informing our dear friends and public that she's back home.

A false start by Trent Williams then negated a first down by Garoppolo, forcing a San Francisco punt. The Cowboys then failed to spike before the clock expired.  After the Cowboys got the ball back at their own 20 with 32 seconds left and no timeouts, Prescott used short completions along the sideline to advance the ball into San Francisco territory with 14 seconds left. Facing 2nd-and-1 at the 49ers' 41-yard line, Prescott rushed up the middle for a 17-yard gain. The Cowboys, toward game’s end, were often close. As the Cowboys attempted to line up, the referee ran from the backfield and collided with the offensive line while trying to spot the ball on the 24-yard line. By the time Prescott spiked the ball, time had run out, giving the 49ers the upset victory. Take the Cowboys’ penultimate drive, when Dallas faced fourth-and 11.

History bodes well for the 49ers. The winner of the playoff matchups between San Francisco and Dallas has gone on to win the Super Bowl on five occasions. 25 yards downfield, his intended receiver Cedrick Wilson stumbled and fell, too. This article tagged under: .