Mason Crosby booted a pair of 50+ yard field goals in the final minutes, helping the Green Bay Packers hold off the Dallas Cowboys 34-31 in the NFC Divisional playoffs on Sunday.
The Packers (12-6) went into the game as 5 1/2 point underdogs and came out of AT&T Stadium with their 8th straight victory.
The Packers won for the second time in this postseason, something that’s happened only one other time under Mike McCarthy. They had lost on the final play five times in the last seven years.
Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott finished with a passer rating of 103.2, throwing three touchdown passes and one interception. Fellow rookie Ezekiel Elliott rushed 22 times for 125 yards, but couldn’t bust a long one or reach the end zone. [Read more…]