Cowboys’ Season Ends, Brutally. It looked, early on, like Aaron Rodgers and the Packers were going to blow out Dallas. But the Cowboys came back from down 18 points to tie it late, and then came back again from down three to tie it again with less than a minute to play on a 50-yarder by Dan Bailey (who apparently played most of the season with a herniated disc), only to see Rodgers hit a miracle pass down the left sideline with three seconds left to set up Mason Crosby’s game-winning kick.
Dak Prescott played admirably (24-38 for 302 yards and 3 TDs), as did Ezekiel Elliott (22 carries for 125 yards) and Dez Bryant (9 catches for 132 yards and 2 TDs). But a few miscues early — Brice Butler’s weird drive-killing penalty and Mo Claiborne’s drive-sustaining hands to the face call, among them — couldn’t be overcome. It was a fun season that ended with the hardest possible kick in the jeans. As if that wasn’t bad enough …
Fans Stuck at AT&T Stadium After Game Due to Tornado. The weather, of course, affected more than football fans, but the tornado that swept through North Texas meant some, and Zeke Elliott and Dak Prescott, had to shelter in place at Jerry World. The storm left at least 33,000 without power. And one jerk flailing wildly on Twitter.
MLK Parade Starts This Morning at 10. It begins at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Holmes Street and will head east toward Fair Park.
Theater Director Hospitalized After Being Attacked At Haskell Avenue Target. Saturday night, Derek Whitener was coming home from a performance at the Firehouse Theatre in Flower Mound, where he is an actor and director. He stopped at Target, and in the parking lot, he was attacked by two men — one in a ski mask and one in a monkey mask — wielding a pipe. They didn’t steal anything but left the 33-year-old with a fractured skull. He is recovering at Baylor after having a hematoma removed yesterday.
You Probably Want to Keep Stewing About That Cowboys Loss. OK, here is Bryan Curtis’ account from the game.Read More