ARLINGTON, Texas, USA (AP) — Versatile receiver Deebo Samuel rushed 26 yards for a touchdown on the next play after an intercepted pass to Dak Prescott, and the San Francisco 49ers held off a late reaction to win Sunday. -17 to the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC wild card round.
The Cowboys had one last chance with 32 seconds left and reached the San Francisco 41-yard line with 14 seconds left, when Prescott decided to run down the middle of the field intending to slide and slam the ball to get a shot. last play.
But Dallas couldn’t get one more play from the 24-yard line because the game clock ran out. After a brief pause, head referee Alex Kemp announced the end of the match.
The 49ers overcame an interception off Jimmy Garoppolo while leading by 13 points in the fourth quarter. Prescott ran for a shortening touchdown, giving Dallas a chance to flip another scoring drive. But San Francisco managed to stop them thanks to a desperate pass from Prescott, which missed the hands of Cedrick Wilson.