The Dallas Cowboys’ remaining play of their 19-12 loss to the San Francisco 49ers sparked a social media roasting like no different within the moments after the sport.
Dak Prescott and the Cowboys wanted a miracle from their very own 24-yard line to actually have a shot at tying the rating. Running again Ezekiel Elliott was the middle for Dallas, and no different offensive linemen surrounded him. Instead, the linemen had been set out vast on the left and proper facet of the road of scrimmage, and it was clear the Cowboys had been going to strive one thing loopy of their last-ditch effort.
As Elliott snapped the ball – he obtained run over shortly by a 49ers move rusher – Prescott had a fast drop earlier than throwing to rookie KaVontae Turpin, who was instantly hit to finish the sport. Turpin’s lineman couldn’t get to Jimmie Ward for the block quick sufficient, and it was a straightforward one for the veteran cornerback to seal the deal.
The play was closely criticized on-line. McCarthy defined that the consequence was not what that they had in thoughts.
COWBOYS FANS BRAWL AS THEY WATCH TEAM LOSE TO 49ERS IN PLAYOFF GAME
“Yeah, it didn’t get going,” McCarthy stated, through NBC Sports Bay Area. “I actually don’t wish to get into the element of it, however that clearly wasn’t the plan. It’s clearly a gadget play or no matter. It’s a last-play-situation name that we follow.”
Dallas was scrutinized for its clock administration in final season’s playoff loss to the 49ers as properly.
Prescott ran up the center to realize extra yardage for a possible last-second heave, however the clock expired and the 49ers celebrated.
The Cowboys haven’t made the NFC Championship for the reason that 1995 season.
Fox News’ Scott Thompson contributed to this report.