The Cowboys’ 2021 season ended in ugly style on Sunday night as a Dak Prescott quarterback draw marked the crew’s final play earlier than the clock ran out in a 23–17 loss.
Prescott ran a designed run from the 49ers’ 41-yard line with 14 seconds remaining, a play called regardless of Dallas having no timeouts remaining. Prescott slid at San Francisco’s 24-yard line, however after a short collision with an official, he was not in a position to spike the ball and run one final play. The blunder marked Dallas’s newest bitter playoff defeat, one that can doubtless linger in north Texas for years to come.
Dallas’s teaching employees drew loads of criticism for its final play name of the season postgame. And the error appeared to be a shared accountability. NFL reporter Mike Silver tweeted Sunday that the preliminary name for a run was given by offensive coordinator Kellen Moore, and coach Mike McCarthy confirmed the name on the headset. No matter who finally holds culpability, it is doubtless no solace to Dallas followers on Monday morning.
The Cowboys now maintain a 27-year Tremendous Bowl drought following Sunday’s loss. The 49ers will face the Packers on Saturday evening in the divisional spherical, with kickoff from Lambeau Area slated for 8:15 p.m. ET.
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