Elliott paired with quarterback Dak Prescott to make some dazzling and crucial plays, allowing the Cowboys' defense to the do rest in handing the Seahawks their first opening-round defeat in their previous 10 appearances. The most spectacular scene of the game here was ultimately the decisive one.
This will be the third time Brady will face Chargers counterpart Philip Rivers in the postseason, having emerged victorious in the divisional round in San Diego in the 2007 playoffs and again in the conference title game at home the following year. Seattle's 24-22 loss at Dallas ended a run of nine straight victories in playoff openers. The Pats will have a tough task at hand Sunday, as the Chargers should give them a game. "I'm proud of my guys". The ensuing two-point conversion - kicker Sebastian Janikowski was injured attempting a 57-yard field goal at the end of the first half - pulled the Seahawks within two. Dating back to its 21-13 loss at New England in Week 8 of last season, Los Angeles has won 19 of its last 25 games with Sunday's victory over Baltimore.
Dallas reclaimed the lead 17-14 on Elliott's one-yard touchdown plunge with 12 minutes, 28 seconds remaining and Prescott scored on a one-yard run with 2:08 remaining for a 24-14 Cowboys edge. Prescott hit Amari Cooper for a 34-yard completion on the drive. We couldn't get in the end zone - we finally did.More news: Near-capacity toilets force Joshua Tree campgrounds to close amid government shutdown
They've gone through the Chargers twice as well.
Meanwhile, Terri Valentini, the league's first female instant replay official, will also achieve an NFL first when she works the playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday, according to Yahoo Sports.
Andrew Luck wrote a happy ending to the latest chapter of his comeback season, throwing for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a big lead and cruised to a 21-7 win over the Houston Texans in the wild-card game.