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49ers hang on over Cowboys 23-17 in chaotic wild-card finish

Jan. 16, 2022 23:08 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Shanahan walked onto the field with an emphatic nod, believing his San Francisco 49ers had beaten the Dallas Cowboys in a chaotic wild-card finish that left many not sure what was happening. The official word came a short time later. ...

Cowboys no advantage being home with another playoff loss

Jan. 16, 2022 22:40 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys thought they were going to get one more snap, one more chance to avoid another playoff setback. Prescott's spike at the end of a wild final sequence came too late. Time had run out on this season, the 26th in a row for...

Concussion sidelines 49ers' Bosa in wild-card game at Dallas

Jan. 16, 2022 18:49 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Francisco pass rusher Nick Bosa has been ruled out of a wild-card game against Dallas because of a concussion after a collision with teammate D.J. Jones. Bosa was rushing Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott from the left side when he was crunched in the...

Excuse the typo: Cowboys botch Vander Esch's name on jersey

Jan. 16, 2022 18:38 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are off on the wrong foot before their playoff opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker Leighton Vander Esch's name was misspelled on the back of his No. 55 jersey during pregame warmups. The “c” and “s” were transposed...

49ers LT Trent Williams active for wild-card game at Cowboys

Jan. 16, 2022 15:19 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Francisco 49ers left tackle Trent Williams is active for a wild-card game against the Dallas Cowboys after missing the regular-season finale with an elbow injury. The nine-time Pro Bowler returned to practice Thursday after missing the 27-24 overtime...

AP source: Vikings invite Hackett, 6 others for interviews

Jan. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search for a new coach by seeking interviews with an initial slate of seven candidates, including Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. According to a person with knowledge of the process, speaking...

Slime Time: Nickelodeon ready for 2nd NFL playoff broadcast

Jan. 14, 2022 19:31 PM EST

Encores are tougher to pull off after receiving overwhelming acclaim for trying something new. However, Nickelodeon and CBS Sports feel as if Sunday's kids-focused broadcast of an NFL playoff game will be better than last year. “I feel like it has been a year in the...

Cowboys, 49ers meet again in postseason in wild-card round

Jan. 14, 2022 17:35 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Old playoff foes Dallas and San Francisco haven't met in the postseason since the last of three consecutive NFC championship games in the 1990s. The wild-card meeting Sunday is the first step toward a Super Bowl instead of the last, with Dak Prescott and the...

Cowboys back in playoffs with older, wiser Prescott, Elliott

Jan. 14, 2022 17:23 PM EST

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott soared to the top of the NFC as twin rookie stars for the Dallas Cowboys five years ago. It's not so much that the quarterback and running back didn't appreciate the moment and the opportunity, and there are better reasons to explain why Green Bay...

Hot rivalries spice NFL's wild-card weekend

Jan. 14, 2022 15:58 PM EST

Not only do NFL fans get three night games to savor during wild-card weekend, but they also can revel in the rivalries. AFC East foes New England and Buffalo, who split victories on the road during the season. NFC West opponents Arizona and the Los Angeles Rams, who also went 1-1...