The Cowboys coach ignores the last 30 years of road playoffs
FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys it took an interesting turn this week that the organization hasn’t won a road playoff game since the 1992 NFC Championship game.
Coach Mike McCarthy showed the team 10 baby photos of the 11 players on the current roster who were alive when the Cowboys won. San Francisco 49ers To begin the 1990s dynasty, January 17, 1993 at Candlestick Park.
“The reality is, we don’t have any responsibility for what happened here in the past until the game in San Francisco,” McCarthy said. “This is our opportunity. It’s about what’s in front of us. It’s what we’ve gotten from our journey through the regular season, what we’ve learned from things that didn’t go our way, and how we apply that to this game. And how it’s going to help us win the game. That’s really the message of it. “.
The Cowboys will go on the road to take it Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Monday’s wild-card round (8:15 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN/ESPN+).
Players alive when the Cowboys beat the 49ers in 1993: linebacker Anthony Barrdefensive end DeMarcus Lawrencedefensive attack Johnathan Hankinsthe corner CJ Goodwinright guard Zack Martindirect advance Tyrone Smithwide receiver TY Hiltonthe shooter Brett Maherpuntist Bryan Angersnapper Matt Overton and face Jason Peters.
The corner Xavier Rhodes He would be the 12th if called up from the practice squad to play against the Buccaneers.
“[1992,] 2023, that means nothing,” security Jayron Kearse he said “None of those guys are in the league. This is a completely different team.”
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