Facing a fourth down and trailing 20-17 late in the fourth quarter, the Cowboys had a decision to make. Jason Garrett made the right one.
Romo led Dallas on a fourth quarter go-ahead drive to give the Cowboys a 24-20 win over Detroit — their first playoff win since 2009.
Rookie linebacker Anthony Hitchens is active for the Dallas Cowboys as they host the Detroit Lions in an NFC Wild Card game on Sunday.
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As the Dallas Cowboys head into the wild card round of the 2014 NFL playoffs against the Detroit Lions, the team seems healthy outside of a key rookie linebacker.
Each of the NFL teams still standing has reason to believe that they will win. Every one of them also has a potentially costly flaw that could have them clearing out their lockers.
The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh will be available for Sunday’s NFL Wild Card game in Dallas after the Pro Bowler won the appeal of his one-game suspension Tuesday.
The 2014 Oakland Raiders started out 0-10, but they split their last six games to finish 3-13. This was one game worse than the 2013 squad, which finished 4-12. The Silver & Black haven’t had a winning season since 2002, and they haven’t been to the playoffs since losing the Super Bowl that year. What’s next?
The Green Bay Packers do not have to play this Sunday. That is a good thing as quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be able to get some extra rest before the Packers begin their run toward the Super Bowl. They will host one of three teams in the Divisional Round. Their opponent will be determined by the outcome of the Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys game.
The team that couldn’t win big games in December went 4-0 this time, zooming past Philadelphia to win the NFC East and earning a first-round home game against Detroit (11-5) on Sunday.
Detroit Lions Pro Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended for Sunday’s Wild Card game against the Dallas Cowboys, the league announced on Monday.