Counting on a smothering protection and a grind-it-out working sport, the San Francisco 49ers held on Sunday for a 19-12 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in an NFC divisional playoff sport at Levi’s Stadium.
For the third time within the final 4 years, the 49ers superior to the convention championship sport. They are going to play at Philadelphia on Sunday.
It was one other irritating postseason defeat for the Cowboys, who haven’t gained a divisional spherical sport since 1995, after they final gained a Tremendous Bowl.
Dallas fell prey to some acquainted issues — interceptions by quarterback Dak Prescott and a blocked extra-point try by kicker Brett Maher.
Prescott, who was tied for the NFL lead this season with 15 interceptions, noticed two of his passes picked off by the 49ers. Maher was coming off a sport wherein he missed a league report 4 consecutive PATs.
San Francisco rookie quarterback Brock Purdy accomplished 19 of 29 passes for 214 yards.
Tight finish George Kittle led the 49ers with 5 receptions for 95 yards, and Christian McCaffrey scored his workforce’s lone landing with a two-yard run.