The Dallas Cowboys wanted to enter the playoffs with some momentum, but instead they crumbled to the final line in a heartbreaking 26-6 loss
The Cowboys' special teams, which have been strong all year, were to blame for the game's disastrous start. Bryan Anger, who had to punt from his own 33-yard line on their opening drive,
Late in the first quarter, the Commanders were once more in motion thanks to a 25-yard pass interference call on an incomplete pass on third-and-11.
Through most of the third, both defences appeared to be in the lead. That is, up until 5:34 remained in the quarter when Washington took over at its own 41-yard line.
Howell started the fourth quarter at the Cowboys' 15-yard line with his 52-yard bomb down the right sideline to McLaurin on the final play of the third quarter.