It turns out, the league isn't pulling for the Dallas Cowboys.
On the field, what was ruled a catch by Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant on a huge fourth down playcall was eventually overturned - Packers coach Mike McCarthy's first successful challenge of the season - and it enabled Green Bay to hang onto a 26-21 win in the NFC Divisional round Sunday.
It was an exciting game through to the end, and while the drama ensued after the overturned call, it appeared to be the correct one, according to the rule. It only somewhat overshadowed an excellent performance from a gimpy Aaron Rodgers, who has a week to try to recover from a calf injury that clearly limited his mobility.
He still had his arm, though. Rodgers was 24-of-35 for 317 yards and three touchdowns in the win, and he'll lead the Packers into Seattle, the team that beat them in Week 1.
The Cowboys' secondary was burned repeatedly by rookie WR Davante Adams, who had seven catches for 117 yards, including a key 49-yard touchdown catch-and-run in another outstanding performance from Green Bay's offense.
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