Taking over from the Rams 39, the Cowboys managed to get a successful 33-yard field goal attempt to reduce the Rams’ lead to 20-17 with 1:54 left in the third quarter.
As practice continued in the fourth quarter, Rams rookie safety Jordan Fuller landed a huge tackle from 4th place CeeDee Lamb on the Rams 9-yard line, forcing the Cowboys to return the ball into the zone. red. The drive that followed Los Angeles ended at his 46th birthday after Goff was sacked at 3rd base.
On the next possession, Los Angeles cornerback Jalen Ramsey appeared to force a fumble by Dallas wide receiver Amari Cooper, with Fuller picking up the loose ball. The call was canceled after further scrutiny by officials, but Dallas was still forced to clear.
The Rams’ offensive possession ended in midfield, followed by a Johnny Hekker 42-yard punt that was caught by the Cowboys at their own 9 with 2:35 left in the fourth quarter.
With 31 seconds remaining, Prescott finished 47 yards to wide receiver Michael Gallup who would have placed the Cowboys 19th in the Rams, but the game was called off by offensive pass interference against Gallup. Consecutive incompletions on the 3rd, 20th, then 4th and 20th sealed Los Angeles’ victory.