SUNDAY, JAN. 16, 2022 // 4:40 PM ET // AT&T STADIUM // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP

PLAYOFF SERIES HISTORY:

LEADER: Cowboys lead all-time series, 5-2

STREAKS: Cowboys have won 2 of past 3

LAST GAME: 1/15/95: Cowboys 28 at 49ers 38

LAST GAME AT SITE: 1/23/94: Cowboys 38, 49ers 21

49ERS NOTES:

SAN FRANCISCO clinched playoff berth for 2nd time in past 3 seasons (2019). • KYLE SHANAHAN led SF to SB LIV appearance after 2019 season. • 49ERS had 5 players selected to 2022 Pro Bowl: DL NICK BOSA, FB KYLE JUSZCZYK, TE GEORGE KITTLE, WR DEEBO SAMUEL & T TRENT WILLIAMS. • SAN FRANCISCO ranked 2nd in NFC in total defense (310 yards allowed per game), 3rd in total offense (375.7 per game) & 4th in sacks (48).

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO passed for 3,810 yards & had 23 TDs (20 pass, 3 rush) vs. 12 INTs for 98.7 rating in 15 starts in 2021. From Weeks 9-18, ranked 3rd in league with 103.2 rating. Had 85+ rating in each of his 8 road starts this season. Is 2-1 in 3 career postseason starts. • RB ELIJAH MITCHELL (rookie) had 1,100 scrimmage yards (franchise rookie record 963 rush, 137 rec.) & 6 TDs (5 rush, 1 rec.) in 11 games in 2021. Had 5 games with 100+ rush yards, most among rookies & tied 2nd-most in NFL this season. • TE GEORGE KITTLE had 71 receptions for 910 yards & 6 rec. TDs in 2021 & has 4,489 career rec. yards, 3rd-most by TE in 1st 5 seasons in NFL history. WR DEEBO SAMUEL had career-high 77 receptions, ranked 3rd in NFL in scrimmage yards (1,770) & was 1 of 2 (AUSTIN EKELER) with 6+ rush TDs (8 – most by WR in single season ever) & 6+ rec. TDs (6) in 2021. Is only player in NFL history with 1,400+ rec. yards (1,405) & 300+ rush yards (365) in single season. WR BRANDON AIYUK had 56 receptions for career-high 826 yards & 5 rec. TDs in 2021. • DL NICK BOSA ranked tied-1st in TFL (career-high 21) & 4th in sacks (15.5) during 2021 season. In 2019, became 3rd rookie with 4+ sacks (4) in postseason since 1982. LB FRED WARNER led team with career-high 137 tackles in 2021. Has 20 tackles, 2 PD & INT in 3 career playoff games. DL ARIK ARMSTEAD has sack in 2 of his 3 career playoff games. DL ARDEN KEY had career high 6.5 sacks in 2021. CB JOSH NORMAN led all DBs with 7 FFs this season. CB EMMANUEL MOSELEY had 11 PD in 11 games in 2021.

COWBOYS NOTES:

DALLAS clinched NFC East for 1st time since 2018. • MIKE MCCARTHY won SB XLV as head coach for GB. • COWBOYS had 5 players selected to 2022 Pro Bowl: P BRYAN ANGER, CB TREVON DIGGS, G ZACK MARTIN, rookie LB MICAH PARSONS & T TYRON SMITH. • DALLAS became 6th team since 1990 to have both a player with 10+ INTs (Diggs – 11) & a player with 10+ sacks (Parsons – 13) in a season. • COWBOYS led NFL in scoring offense (31.2 ppg), total offense (407 ypg) & takeaways (34).

QB DAK PRESCOTT passed for 4,449 yards & franchise-record 37 TDs in 2021, his 2nd-career season with 4,000+ pass yards & 30+ TD passes (2019). Ranked 3rd in NFL with 104.2 rating this season. Has 794 pass yards (264.7 per game) & 7 TDs (5 pass, 2 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 95.7 rating in 3 career playoff starts. Had 100+ rating in 7 of 8 home starts in 2021 & had 2+ TD passes in each of his 8 home starts this season. • RB EZEKIEL ELLIOTT had 1,289 scrimmage yards (1,002 rush, 287 rec.) & 12 TDs (10 rush, 2 rec.) in 2021 & joined HOFer LADAINIAN TOMLINSON as only players ever with 1,250+ scrimmage yards & 8 TDs in each of 1st 6 seasons. Had 219 scrimmage yards (147 rush, 72 rec.) & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in last meeting. Has 358 scrimmage yards (119.3 per game) & 2 rush TDs in 3 career playoff games. Elliott & RB TONY POLLARD (1,056 scrimmage yards) were 1 of 3 RB duos (DENVER & GREEN BAY) each with 1,000+ scrimmage yards in 2021. • WR AMARI COOPER became 8th player ever with 5+ rec. TDs in each of his 1st 7 seasons. WR CEEDEE LAMB led team with career-highs in receptions (79) & rec. yards (1,102) & had career-best 6 rec. TDs in 2021. TE DALTON SCHULTZ ranked 3rd among TEs in catches (78) & 6th in rec. yards (808). • CB TREVON DIGGS became 7th player in SB era with 11+ INTs (NFL-leading 11), most by player in single season since 1981. Ranked 2nd in NFL with 21 PD. LB MICAH PARSONS led team with 13 sacks, tied 3rd-most by rookie since 1982. S JAYRON KEARSE was only player in 2021 with 90+ tackles (90), 10+ PD (10) & 9+ TFL (9).