Dallas Cowboys Need Overtime to Beat the 49ers 27-24 on Sunday
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo played a significant portion of yesterday’s game with a fractured rib as he led the Cowboys to a 27-24 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers.
The 49ers had a 14-7 lead at halftime and they stretched it out to 24-14 early in the 4th quarter. Romo then led the Cowboys on two scoring drives to tie the game at the end of regulation. The first drive was capped by a 25 yard touchdown pass to Miles Austin and the tying field goal was a 48 yarder kicked by Dan Bailey.
Overtime started with 49ers receiving a Cowboys kickoff, but they had to punt the ball away after 4 plays.
The on their first play in overtime Tony Romo hit Jesse Holley on a 77-yard completion to set up Dan Bailey’s winning 19-yard field goal.
Tony Romo finished the game 20 of 33 passing for 345 and 2 touchdowns. Romo’s backup Jon Kitna also threw a touchdown pass while Romo was in the locker room getting treatment.
Miles Austin made three touchdown receptions among his nine catches, leaping over a defender and diving into the end zone to pull Dallas within 24-21 with 6:55 to play.
Information from the Associated Press used in this report