NFL Divisional Round: Cowboys at 49ers (5:30 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Dak Prescott and the Cowboys take on Deebo Samuel, Christian McCaffrey, and the 49ers in San Francisco this afternoon with a shot at the NFC Championship game on the line.

Game Info

Dallas Cowboys (12-5 2nd NFC East) at San Francisco 49ers (13-4 1st NFC West)

Kickoff Time: 5:30 p.m. CT – TV: FOX (Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi)
Site: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, Ca.
Referee: Bill Vinovich
Odds: 49ers -3.5, O/U 46.5 (via DraftKings Sports Book)

Cowboys Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Dak Prescott
•   RB Tony Pollard
•   WRs CeeDee Lamb, Michael Gallup, Noah Brown
•   TE Dalton Shultz
•   LT Tyler Smith, LG Connor McGovern, C Tyler Biadasz, RG Zack Martin, RT Tyron Smith

Defense
•   LDE DeMarcus Lawrence, LDT Osa Odighizuwa, RDT Jonathan Hankins, RDE Durance Armstrong
•   WLB Anthony Barr, WLB Leighton Vander Esch, SLB Micah Parsons
•   LCB Daron Bland, RCB Trevon Diggs
•   FS Malik Hooker, SS Jayron Kearse

Specialists
•   Brett Maher (kicker), Bryan Anger (punter, holder), Matt Overton (long snapper), KaVonte Turpin (kick and punt returns)

49ers Projected Starters

Offense

•   QB Brock Purdy
•   RB Christian McCaffrey
•   WR Deebo Samuel, Brandon Aiyuk, Jauan Jennings
•   TE George Kittle
•   LT Trent Williams, LG Aaron Banks, C Jake Brendel, RG Spencer Burford, RT Mike McGlinchey

Defense
•   LDE Samson Ebukam, LDT Javon Kinlaw, RDT Arik Armstead, RDE Nick Bosa
•   WLB Dre Greenlaw, MLB Fred Warner, SLB Azeez Al-Shaair
•   LCB Chavious Ward, RCB Deommodore Lenoir
•   FS Tashaun Gipson Sr., SS Talanoa Hufanga

Specialists
•   
Robbie Gould (kicker), Mitch Wishnowsky (punter, holder), Taybor Pepper (long snapper), Ray-Ray McCloud III (kick and punt returns)

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