J. Beathard, who took over for the veteran, Brian Hoyer, in the middle of last week’s loss to the Washington Redskins. Beathard had his moments during his first NFL action, and it was going to be an interesting storyline to watch as the young quarterback looked to continue his maturation for a second consecutive week. Yet the Niners were also going to celebrate their past during the contest. During halftime, the 49ers honored legendary wide receiver Dwight Clark.
The longtime rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys hit a new chapter in Week 7 of 2017, as both teams squared off from Levi’s Stadium. San Francisco, still winless after six games, was seeking its first victory of the season against a 2-3 Dallas squad coming off its bye week. Fortunately for the Niners, promising rookie linebacker Reuben Foster (ankle) wasn’t just scheduled to return for the first time since Week 1. He’d start, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. The game also marked the first start for rookie quarterback C.
pic. twitter. com/u9EGjyjmtP— Dylan DeSimone (@DylanADeSimone) October 22, 2017Dallas was still able to pick up the first down later, taking advantage of the Niners’ problematic cornerbacks with veteran wide receiver Dez Bryant. This led to an impressive touchdown grab by Cowboys tight end Jason Witten to put Dallas up 20-3 after a failed two-point conversion.
Clark, who was diagnosed with ALS last March, is remembered for the famous “catch” made during the 1982 NFC Championship between San Francisco and Dallas. Numerous players from the 1981 team were in attendance for the ceremony. Could the Niners pull off their first win of the season in honor of Clark? We broke down this Week 7 contest here, and please follow along with our live in-game thread throughout the game. Be sure to comment too, as you can find the comments thread towards the bottom of the article.
Dak Prescott led the way in the victory throwing for 305 yard s with four touchdowns and no interceptions while tight end Dalton Schultz had 95 receiving yards with two touchdown catches. There will be questions about the Cowboys' ability to kick after Brett Maher missed four-straight extra points off touchdowns. Despite being down 17-16 at the half, the 49ers roared back to defeat the Seattle Seahawks 41-23 on Wild Card weekend. Rookie quarterback Brock Purdy threw for 332 yards with three touchdowns while Deebo Samuel had 133 receiving yards with a touchdown catch. The 49ers won the NFC West with a 13-4 record and the Dallas Cowboys finished second in the NFC East with a 12-5 record.
Dallas kicker Dan Bailey injured his groin, explaining the odd two-point attempt. SANTA CLARA, CA – OCTOBER 22: Jason Witten #82 of the Dallas Cowboys makes an 18-yard catch for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during their NFL game at Levi’s Stadium on October 22, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)San Francisco couldn’t get much going the following drive, ending with an eight-yard sack of Beathard after whiffed blocks by tight end Garrett Celek and running back Carlos Hyde.
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