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Crosby’s kick sends the Packers past the Cowboys

On January 15, 2017 at 9:41 pm EST

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Green Bay Packers have picked up their eighth straight win on Sunday. They defeated the Dallas Cowboys 34-31 at AT&T Stadium in the NFC Divisional Round in Arlington, Texas.

The Cowboys ended their season with a 13-4 record. The Packers advance to the NFC Conference Championship game next Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons in the final game at the Georgia Dome.

Mason Crosby after his game-winning 51-yard field goal (Getty Images)

Mason Crosby after his game-winning 51-yard field goal (Getty Images)

Dallas has lost five straight Divisional Round Games. They have not won a Divisional Round game since Jan. 7, 1996 when they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 30-11.

The Packers (10-6) will be playing in their third NFC Conference Championship game since Jan. 23, 2011. They are 1-1 in those appearances.

Dallas had 440 yards. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott had 302 passing yards and 13 rushing yards.

He accounted for three touchdowns. He hit Dez Bryant for a seven-yard touchdown reception. Following this score, their two-point conversion was good.

Prescott also threw a six-yard touchdown reception to Jason Witten. He also hit Bryant for a 40-yard touchdown reception.

Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey had three field goals.

Green Bay had 443 yards. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had 356 passing yards and 16 rushing yards.

He accounted for two touchdowns. He hit Richard Rodgers for a 34-yard touchdown reception.

He also hit Jared Cook for a three-yard touchdown reception.

Ty Montgomery had 47 rushing yards and 34 receiving yards. He also had two rushing touchdowns.

He scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown. He also scored on a one-yard touchdown.

Packers kicker Mason Crosby made two 50-plus yard field goals. As the time expired, he made a 51-yard field goal for the win.

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