Dallas Cowboys Advance To Second Round Of The Playoffs After 5 Years!
On Sunday, during the NFC playoffs, The Dallas Cowboys took body blows, head shots and stiff uppercuts against the Detroit Lions. Their resilience and perseverance paid off after they rallied from a 14-point hole to eliminate the Detroit Lions, 24-20. The Cowboys advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in five years. The win proved that the Cowboys have found a way to break one of the best defenses in the NFL. The Cowboys have also rolled through December to win the NFC East title and are the best team in the NFL for the season. There was magic shown by Tony Romo who is NFL’s leading passer. His plays gave the Cowboys their first lead of the game, 24-20.
Lions’ Defense Was Hard To Play
The strongest action of the Lions’ was in their defense. They were attacking and not waiting for the Cowboys to attack from their end, and their aggression was very evident on the field. All the players of the Lions like Don Carey, James Ihedigbo and Tahir Whitehead frustrated the Cowboys at the start, giving the Lions a 14-20 lead. The second came on the strength of a 99-yard drive — which forced the Cowboys into some tough choices.
Win Shows Dramatic Transformation By The Cowboys This Season
The whole game was a challenge for the Cowboys, and a missed chance from their end was answered by a field goal drive by the Lions. The offense of the Cowboys has been terrific this season but the Lionstook the Cowboys offense out of its rhythm. However, the Cowboys were destined to win, with Murray scooting around the left end for a 1-yard touchdown that made it a one-possession game.