wildcard round of NFL playoffs ended on monday Dak Prescott and the dallas cowboys dominate Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneerswon 31-14.
Prescott delivered the best playoff performance of his career to take the win. He threw for four touchdowns and rushed for another while passing 305 yards.
Meanwhile, Brady and the Buccaneers offense struggled all night. They were shut out until the final play of the third quarter, with Brady completing 35 of 66 passes for 351 yards and two touchdowns, throwing a costly interception in the end zone at the end of the first half. I was.
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Dallas Cowboys 31, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14
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Vita Were Bringing the Thunder to third down and sacking Prescott forced the Cowboys to three-and-out on their second consecutive drive to start the game.
Cowboys take the lead
After both teams were three-and-out on their first two possessions, Dallas finally got the ball moving on their third drive.some plays by Michael Gallup When Tony Pollardsetting up Prescott’s 22-yard TD pass along with roughing up the passer’s penalty. Dalton Schultz.
However, the ensuing PAT went wide to the right, holding Dallas’ lead to an opening 6-0.
Rashard White He made numerous jump cuts to help the Bucs finally get a first down on their third drive.
The 45-year-old QB kansas city chiefs star, connection Chris Godwin Gain 11 yards on a running shovel pass.
Shortly after the broadcast, a graphic showed that Brady hadn’t thrown an interception in the red zone since joining the Buccaneers in 2020, and he threw an interception.Brady lobbed the pick Jayron Curse In the end zone as he looked like he was about to throw the ball out of bounds.
On the fourth goal from the 1-yard line, Prescott held the ball in a fake handoff and bootlegged into the score’s end zone.
but, Brett Maher again missed a PAT, holding the Cowboys’ lead at 12-0 with just over six minutes remaining in the second quarter.
Duck lays it all out on third down
Needing 6 yards to get the first shot, Prescott scrambled to secure 10 yards to keep the Cowboys’ first-half drive moving.
Duck to Dalton in 3rd TD in Dallas
The Cowboys controlled the entire first half, with Prescott finding Schultz again in the end zone for an 11-yard score.
The only thing they had no control over was the kick game. Maher missed his PAT for the third time and held the Cowboys’ lead to his 18–0 just before halftime.
Gallup to Score
The Cowboys scored again, marking their fourth straight drive with a touchdown as they scored on their first possession of the second half. Prescott found Gallup in the back of the end zone on his third touchdown pass of the game. Gallup appeared to be marginal on his receiving, but replay reviews favored his catch.
However, Maher missed his fourth PAT of the night and held on for a 3-score game, 24-0 with about 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter.
Bucks finally score
In what could be the last NFL game for both players, Brady found Julio Jones touchdown along the side of the end zone and finally get the Buccaneers on the board. Tampa he failed to make a 2-point conversion and at the end of the 3rd quarter he was 24-6 and he held a 3-score game.
Dallas Targets on Fourth Down…and Scores
With Maher struggling to get a PAT, the Cowboys chose to go for it on 4 and 4 from the Buccaneers’ 18-yard line.As Prescott found, the decision paid off, and then some Seedy rum Open wide for the score.
Whoops, Maher made a PAT this time, making it a 31-6 game.
Bucs get slow scores.
To keep it respectable, Brady found cam plate A toe-sapping touchdown just before the two-minute warning. he also Mike Evans A two-point conversion that went 31-14.
Bucs gets an onside kick
It was too late for Tampa, who recovered an onside kick on a two-minute caution. Evans on the next play he dropped a TD pass and the Bucks turned the ball over on downs before the Cowboys killed Croc.
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