$1,000, winner takes all. Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. With just 7:20 left to play and the Cowboys clinging to a 17-14 lead, Dallas needed to put together a time-consuming drive, and so they decided to feed Zeke. Not only did Elliott get the one yard for the first down, but he also tacked on 43 more yards to set the Cowboys up at the Seahawks' 22-yard line. In a game that wasn't decided until Dallas recovered an onside kick with 1:16 left to play, the Cowboys outlasted the Seahawks 24-22 for a win that will now be sending Jason Garrett's team to the divisional round next week against either the Saints or the Rams. Elliott's performance on the drive set up Dak Prescott for a one-yard score that proved to be the game-winning touchdown. The Cowboys could actually end up hosting one more game this postseason, but that would only happen if they end up playing the Eagles, which means the Cowboys would need Philadelphia to somehow put together another magical playoff run. How Browns replace OBJ, will Baker be more efficient?

According to Jones, Hurns dislocated his ankle and fractured his knee. Welcome to For The Win's European Union Experience.

section: | slug: cowboys-vs-seahawks-final-score-takeaways-dallas-rides-ezekiel-elliott-to-wild-playoff-win-over-seattle | sport: football | route: article_single.us | Woah. It's going to be tough this time around, as the Cowboys have to play an underrated Seattle team and if they advance, they would end up playing the Los Angeles Rams or New Orleans Saints.

DOUG BALDWIN CAUGHT THIS.: #SEAvsDAL on FOX #NFLPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/mGgFIK7zec. When’s the last time your team won a playoff game? The Seahawks kicker injured himself while attempting a 57-yard field goal at the end of the first half, and by the start of the third quarter, he had been ruled doubtful to return before eventually being ruled out. We see [and hear] you, #CowboysNation #SEAvsDAL | #SNF pic.twitter.com/TKayIbJ3eY. That left the kicking duties to Seahawks punter Michael Dickson, who isn't exactly known for his ability to placekick. With just 24 seconds left to play in the second quarter, Prescott hit Michael Gallup for a score that put the Cowboys up 14-10 at the half. ​After missing the playoffs last year, the ​Dallas Cowboys are back and looking to advance further than in years past. Oh, the memories ...https://t.co/Zy2dfADTB0. The Cowboys' new version of the triplets seems to be catching fire at the right time, and there's no reason to think that this team can't upset either the Saints or the Rams next week. Seasons: 61 (1960 to 2020) Record (W-L-T): 522-392-6 Playoff Record: 35-28 Super Bowls Won: 5 (8 Appearances) Championships Won *: 5 . Schottenheimer's desire to stay with a run game that absolutely wasn't working turned the Seahawks into a one-dimensional team that the Cowboys easily shut down.

All-time Receiving Leader: Jason Witten 1,215 rec, 12,977 yds, 72 TD The injury happened after Hurns caught a big 14-yard pass on a third-and-7 play for the Cowboys. Remember the last time the #DallasCowboys won two playoff games in a season? One of the biggest plays of the game came on a third-and-1 for the Cowboys with just 1:09 left to play until halftime. PUT THE TEAM ON YOUR @dak pic.twitter.com/6KPidio5mW. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive.

As for the Seahawks, their season is now over, which means they can start focusing on things like the combine and free agency. On the other hand, if the Eagles pull off the upset in Chicago, then Dallas will be headed to Los Angeles for a Saturday night showdown with the Rams. Cowboys WR Allen Hurns gives a thumbs up to the crowd after suffering a gruesome ankle injury.

This winter, their ​Wild Card opponent will be the ​Seattle Seahawks. The big kick was good news for Cole Beasley, who made the easiest onside recovery of his life. I hear #CowboysNation in here tonight #SEAvsDAL #WildcardWeekend @NFLonFOX @dallascowboys pic.twitter.com/MGmSydF3Ot. The numbers are actually even uglier than that if you consider that 28 of those yards came on one carry, which means that Seattle gained just 45 yards on their 23 other rushes (1.96 yards per carry). Although Seattle is known as a tough place to play, it's the Cowboys that have actually had one of the best home-field advantages in the NFL this year. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. Everyone loves to joke about Cowboys fans being bandwagon jumpers, but the fact of the matter is that this fan base has stood by the organization for nearly 25 years even though the Cowboys haven't come anywhere close to sniffing a Super Bowl since 1995. During the 2018 season, the Seahawks led the NFL in rushing with 160 yards per game, but they got nowhere close to that number in Dallas.

Schottenheimer's obsession with sticking with something that wasn't working (the run game) didn't make any sense, and that's mostly because Wilson came up huge when he was actually allowed to throw. Of Course Dan Snyder is Out of the Country as Talks Heat up to Change Redskins' Name, Minute Media 2019 12up © All rights reserved, 12 Craziest Sports Stories of the Past 4 Years, Brian Snitker Drops Bomb and Announces Freddie Freeman and Three Others Battling COVID-19, MLB Reports Surprisingly Low Positive COVID-19 Test Percentage and Now the Hard Part Begins. https://ftw.usatoday.com/gallery/nfl-playoff-droughts, NFL playoff droughts: The last time each NFL team won a playoff game, I found this on FTW and wanted to share: This will be a rematch of a Week 13 game played in Dallas where the Cowboys upset the Saints 13-10. Elliott tends to shine in the fourth quarter, and that's exactly what he did against Seattle. *like FTW on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usatodayftw. The run was pivotal because it gave the Cowboys a chance to get a touchdown right before halftime. At the time, Dallas was trailing 6-3 and If they didn't convert the third down from their own 34-yard line, they would have had to punt the ball back to Seattle. Dallas Cowboys Franchise Encyclopedia. Looking back at the current playoff win droughts for each active NFL franchise. In a play that basically saved the win for the Cowboys, Prescott converted a third-and-14 by pulling off a miraculous 16-yard run with under 2:45 left to play in the game. Dallas finished the regular season with a 7-1 record at Jerry World, which was tied for the best home record in the NFC. *visit For The Win: https://www.ftw.usatoday.com pic.twitter.com/Q91mPsY5ed. The last time Dallas won multiple playoff games was back in 1996 when they won the Super Bowl. *follow @ForTheWin: https://www.twitter.com/forthewin You could tell the fans in Dallas were eager to see the win on Saturday, and they came out in full force to AT&T Stadium to give the Cowboys a true home-field advantage against the Seahawks. If the Eagles and Cowboys meet in the NFC Championship, the game would be played in Dallas on Jan. 20. Um, if this comes down to a field goal, the Seahawks might be in trouble. Although Dickson wasn't forced to try a game-winning field goal, he did kill any chances Seattle had of winning when botched the onside kick with 1:16 left to play. Cleveland Browns - Last playoff win: 1994 AFC Wild Card vs. Patriots - Drought of 21 years** **The Browns didn't exist for three years in this stretch, so we won… Worst onside kick ever of all time pic.twitter.com/2Ol4FiulXW. There's a reason they call it the wild-card round, and the reason is because you get wildly entertaining games like the one played on Saturday night in Dallas. Here's a look at a 25-yard pass that Tyler Lockett caught in the second quarter. Someone must have forgotten to tell Dickson that an onside kick only needs to go 10 yards, because he sent it more than 30 yards down the field.

To pick up their first playoff win in four years, the Cowboys did what they they've done a lot of this season: They fed Ezekiel Elliott. %link% All Rights Reserved. Answer 7 questions about tonight's game for Mike McCarthy knows the path to the playoffs: “Win division games, you win the division.” Even with a 2-4 record, the Cowboys lead the NFC East. The Seahawks scored two touchdowns in the second half and after each score, Carroll decided to go for two (the Seahawks scored on both conversions).

Overall, Prescott rushed for 29 yards to go along with his 226-yard passing performance. Lockett, who caught four passes for 120 yards, was one of the few bright spots for the Seahawks offense. . Cowboys vs. Seahawks final score, takeaways: Dallas rides Ezekiel Elliott to wild playoff win over Seattle The Cowboys defense shut down the Seahawks for … On an 11-play drive that ran 5:12 off the clock and essentially iced the game, Elliott carried the ball five times for 31 yards. The crazy thing is that Wilson was making throws like that all game. The Cowboys lost Allen Hurns for the night after he suffered an ugly injury midway through the first quarter. 6-keys: media/spln/nfl/reg/free/stories_live-blog, at