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1995 Dallas Cowboys  at  1997 Denver Broncos
Final - 12/18/2007 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT1 Total
1995 Dallas Cowboys 7 13 0 7 6 33
1997 Denver Broncos 14 3 7 3 0 27
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter
DEN12:44TDTerrell Davis 43 yd. run (Bentley kick)0-7
DAL7:30TDEmmitt Smith 13 yd. pass from Aikman (Boniol kick)7-7
DEN3:51TDTerrell Davis 16 yd. run (Bentley kick)7-14
2nd Quarter
DAL11:06TDDaryl Johnston 4 yd. run (Boniol kick)14-14
DEN6:43FGScott Bentley 40 yds. 14-17
DAL1:40FGChris Boniol 29 yds. 17-17
DAL0:13FGChris Boniol 39 yds. 20-17
3rd Quarter
DEN13:58TDVaughn Hebron 3 yd. run (Bentley kick)20-24
4th Quarter
DEN7:38FGScott Bentley 32 yds. 20-27
DAL0:52TDEmmitt Smith 15 yd. run (Boniol kick)27-27
OT 1
DAL1:08TDEmmitt Smith 5 yd. run33-27
 
Team Statistics
 1995 Dallas Cowboys1997 Denver Broncos
First Downs 33 19
- Rushing 16 9
- Passing 15 10
- Penalty 2 0
3rd Down Eff 10/17 6/15
4th Down Eff 0/0 0/0
Rushes-Yards 51-258 38-273
Avg Rush 5.1 7.2
Comp-Att-Int 19-35-0 14-25-0
Passing Yards 224 145
Sacks-Yards 2-11 1-6
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-0
Punts-Avg 5-40.0 6-42.8
KR-Avg 7-18.0 6-24.2
PR-Avg 6-16.2 5-11.6
Penalties-Yard 2-10 8-69
Time of Possession 40:45 33:07

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1995 Dallas Cowboys Individual Stats   1997 Denver Broncos Individual Stats
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'95 Emmitt Smith 34 186 0 19 2
'95 Sherman Williams 6 32 0 13 0
'95 Daryl Johnston 7 26 0 10 1
'95 David Lang 1 13 0 13 0
'95 Troy Aikman 2 2 0 2 0
'95 Kevin Williams 1 -1 0 -1 0
 
Rushing
  Att Yds 20+ L TD
'97 Terrell Davis 25 178 2 68 2
'97 Derek Loville 3 48 1 37 0
'97 Vaughn Hebron 6 34 1 25 1
'97 John Elway 3 16 0 11 0
'97 Howard Griffith 1 -3 0 -3 0
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'95 Michael Irvin 9 132 1 0 24 0
'95 Kevin Williams 2 36 1 0 24 0
'95 Jay Novacek 3 28 0 0 12 0
'95 Daryl Johnston 2 21 0 0 16 0
'95 Emmitt Smith 3 18 0 0 13 1
 
Receiving
  Rec Yds 20+ 40+ L TD
'97 Rod Smith 4 53 1 0 21 0
'97 Shannon Sharpe 4 37 0 0 10 0
'97 Willie Green 2 33 1 0 22 0
'97 Terrell Davis 3 18 0 0 11 0
'97 Ed McCaffrey 1 10 0 0 10 0
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'95 Troy Aikman 19 35 235 1 0
 
Passing
  Comp. Att. Yards TD INT
'97 John Elway 14 25 151 0 0
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'95 Chris Boniol 29,39 57
 
Field Goals
  Made Missed
'97 Scott Bentley 40,32 38

Player of the Game:
'95 Emmitt Smith (1995 Dallas Cowboys)
TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F1st Quarter Play by Play
1997 Denver (DEN) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 300 - 0K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 8 and return it to the DAL 14.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 14:56
14:561/10own 140 - 0221 Smith pounds ahead for 9 yards.
14:182/1own 230 - 0212 Smith gains 6 yards up the middle.
PENALTY on DEN: Facemask, 15 yards enforced on the DAL 29. Automatic First Down.
14:141/10own 440 - 0221 Aikman completes the pass to Smith. Smith falls out of bounds, but holds on to the ball for a 6 yd gain.
13:352/4500 - 0131 Johnston picks up 1 yard on a draw play. The ball is knocked loose.
1997 Denver (DEN) recovers the ball on the DAL 47.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 13:30
13:301/10470 - 0221 Davis gains 4 yards on a sweep left.
12:542/6430 - 0212 Davis picks up 43 yards off tackle left.
1997 Denver scores a touchdown!
12:44PAT 0 - 6FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 2 plays, 47 yds, 0:46
1997 Denver (DEN) at 12:44
12:44Kickoffown 300 - 7K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 7 and return it to the DAL 28.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 12:37
12:371/10own 280 - 7131 Smith picks up 7 yards off tackle left.
11:552/3own 350 - 7131 Aikman overthrows Johnston and the pass is incomplete.
11:493/3own 350 - 7131 Aikman's pass is to Novacek who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 10 yd gain.
11:061/10own 450 - 7131 Smith picks up 15 yards on a draw play.
10:211/10400 - 7131 Johnston pounds ahead for 7 yards.
9:402/3330 - 7131 Aikman completes the pass to Irvin who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 18 yd gain.
8:581/10150 - 7221 Smith pounds ahead for 3 yards.
8:172/7120 - 7221 Aikman screen pass is to Smith. Tackled for a loss of 1 yds before getting run out of bounds.
7:363/8130 - 7131 Smith comes down with the pass in the endzone.
1995 Dallas scores a touchdown!
7:30PAT 6 - 7FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 9 plays, 72 yds, 5:07
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 7:30
7:30Kickoffown 307 - 7K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 4 and return it to the DEN 43.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 7:19
7:191/10own 437 - 7221 Hebron carries, but is tackled for no gain.
6:452/10own 437 - 7230 Davis gains 3 yards up the middle.
6:063/7own 467 - 7230 Elway's pass is to Smith. Catch is good and Smith gets some yardage for a 13 yd gain.
5:201/10417 - 7221 Davis carries, but is tackled for no gain.
4:402/10417 - 7212 Hebron gains 25 yards up the middle.
3:571/10167 - 7221 Davis gains 16 yards up the middle.
1997 Denver scores a touchdown!
3:51PAT 7 - 13FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 6 plays, 57 yds, 3:28
1997 Denver (DEN) at 3:51
3:51Kickoffown 307 - 14K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 4 and return it to the DAL 26.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 3:43
3:431/10own 267 - 14131 Smith pounds ahead for 2 yards.
3:002/8own 287 - 14212 Smith pounds ahead for 4 yards.
2:173/4own 327 - 14230 Williams pounds ahead for 8 yards.
1:381/10own 407 - 14221 Williams gets the ball and is stopped for a loss of 1 yard.
PENALTY on DEN: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards enforced on the DAL 39. Automatic First Down.
1:351/10467 - 14221 Aikman's short pass is to Johnston who catches the ball and makes one guy miss before getting tackled for a 5 yd gain.
0:502/5417 - 14221 Smith is stopped at the line.
0:133/5417 - 14230 Aikman's pass is to Irvin who makes the catch and falls forward for a 10 yd gain.
0:001/10317 - 14221Time Expires
End of 1st Quarter ... 1995 Dallas: 7 1997 Denver: 14

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F2nd Quarter Play by Play
15:001/10317 - 14221 Smith picks up 3 yards off tackle left.
14:242/7287 - 14212 Williams gets 2 yards on a pitch right, and runs out of bounds.
13:413/5267 - 14230 Aikman's pass is to Williams who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 12 yd gain.
13:001/10147 - 14221 PENALTY on DEN: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the DEN 14 - NO PLAY.
13:001/597 - 14131 Smith picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
12:202/487 - 14221 Williams rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
11:453/267 - 14221 Smith rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
11:101/Goal47 - 14131 Johnston picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
1995 Dallas scores a touchdown!
PENALTY on DEN: Facemask, 4 yards enforced on the DEN 0. Automatic First Down.
11:06PAT 13 - 14FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 14 plays, 54 yds, 8:01
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 11:06
11:06Kickoffown 3014 - 14K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 4 and return it to the DEN 24.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 10:59
10:591/10own 2414 - 14131 Loville gets 3 yards on a pitch right.
10:232/7own 2714 - 14131 Loville picks up 37 yards on a draw play before running out of bounds.
9:331/103614 - 14131 Elway completes the pass to Green who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 22 yd gain.
8:501/101414 - 14131 Davis is buried for a loss of 4 yards.
8:122/141814 - 14131 Hebron pounds ahead for 1 yard.
7:313/131714 - 14230Elway is sacked by Chad Hennings for 6 yards.
6:474/192314 - 14FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a FG attempt.
Bentley's 40 yd. field goal hooks through the uprights!
Drive Summary: 6 plays, 53 yds, 4:12
1997 Denver (DEN) at 6:43
6:43Kickoffown 3014 - 17K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 12 and return it to the DAL 28.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 6:37
6:371/10own 2814 - 17221 Smith gets 1 yard on a pitch right.
5:552/9own 2914 - 17131 Williams pounds ahead for 13 yards.
5:151/10own 4214 - 17131 Lang picks up 13 yards on a draw play.
4:321/104514 - 17131 Smith picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
3:482/64114 - 17131 Aikman's pass is to Irvin who makes the catch and falls forward for a 11 yd gain.
3:041/103014 - 17221 Aikman scrambles for no gain.
2:262/103014 - 17131 Smith rushes for 14 yards off tackle right.
2:001/101614 - 17221*** 2 Minute Warning ***
2:001/101614 - 17221 Aikman's pass is just out of reach of Irvin. Incomplete pass.
1:542/101614 - 17221 Johnston rushes for 2 yards off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
1:503/81414 - 17131 Aikman scrambles to the sideline for 2 yards, and runs out of bounds.
1:444/61214 - 17FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a FG attempt.
Boniol's 29 yd. field goal hooks through the uprights!
Drive Summary: 10 plays, 60 yds, 4:53
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 1:40
1:40Kickoffown 3017 - 17K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 6 and return it to the DEN 27.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 1:36
1:361/10own 2717 - 17131 Elway hits McCaffrey who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 10 yd gain.
1:291/10own 3717 - 17131*** 1997 Denver (DEN) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:291/10own 3717 - 17212 Elway overthrows Sharpe and the pass is incomplete.
1:232/10own 3717 - 17230 Elway's pass is to Davis who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 14 yd gain.
PENALTY on DEN: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the DEN 37 - NO PLAY.
1:182/20own 2717 - 17230 Elway's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
1:113/20own 2717 - 17140 Elway's long pass is broken up. Incomplete pass.
1:044/20own 2717 - 17P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 37.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 0:53
0:531/10own 3717 - 17221 Aikman throws the deep ball down field but it is incomplete.
0:432/10own 3717 - 17221 Aikman's pass is just out of reach of Irvin. Incomplete pass.
0:383/10own 3717 - 17131 PENALTY on DEN: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the DAL 37 - NO PLAY.
0:383/5own 4217 - 17230 Aikman's pass is to Johnston who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 16 yd gain.
0:291/104217 - 17230*** 1995 Dallas (DAL) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:291/104217 - 17221 Smith gains 6 yards on a sweep left.
0:242/43617 - 17221*** 1995 Dallas (DAL) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:242/43617 - 17131 Smith pounds ahead for 14 yards.
0:171/102217 - 17131*** 1995 Dallas (DAL) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:171/102217 - 17FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a FG attempt.
Boniol's 39 yd. field goal hooks through the uprights!
Drive Summary: 5 plays, 36 yds, 0:36
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 0:13
0:13Kickoffown 3020 - 17K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 6 and return it to the DEN 29.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 0:08
0:081/10own 2920 - 17221 Elway's pass is to Sharpe who makes the catch and falls forward for a 10 yd gain.
End of 2nd Quarter ... 1995 Dallas: 20 1997 Denver: 17

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F3rd Quarter Play by Play
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 3020 - 17K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 8 and return it to the DEN 26.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 14:53
14:531/10own 2620 - 17131 Davis gains 68 yards up the middle before losing the ball.
1997 Denver (DEN) recovers the ball on the DAL 3.
14:011/Goal320 - 17230 Hebron picks up 3 yards off tackle left.
1997 Denver scores a touchdown!
13:58PAT 20 - 23FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 2 plays, 71 yds, 0:55
1997 Denver (DEN) at 13:58
13:58Kickoffown 3020 - 24K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 10 and return it to the DAL 31.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 13:50
13:501/10own 3120 - 24221 Smith picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
13:122/8own 3320 - 24221 Aikman's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
13:073/8own 3320 - 24131 Aikman's pass is just out of reach of Irvin. Incomplete pass.
13:014/8own 3320 - 24P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 35.
PENALTY on DAL: Offsides, 5 yards enforced on the DAL 33 - NO PLAY.
12:524/13own 2820 - 24P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 49.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 12:38
12:381/10own 4920 - 24131 Davis picks up 1 yard off tackle left.
11:572/95020 - 24131 Davis gains 2 yards on a sweep left before running out of bounds.
11:153/74820 - 24140 Elway overthrows Smith and the pass is incomplete.
11:064/74820 - 24P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 13.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 10:54
10:541/10own 1320 - 24131 Aikman zips the short pass to Irvin who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 13 yd gain.
10:061/10own 2620 - 24221 Smith is buried for a loss of 2 yards.
9:312/12own 2420 - 24221 Aikman hits Irvin who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 14 yd gain.
8:491/10own 3820 - 24131Aikman is sacked by John Mobley for 6 yards.
8:042/16own 3220 - 24221 Johnston pounds ahead for 10 yards.
7:193/6own 4220 - 24221 Williams rushes for a loss of 4 yards.
6:374/10own 3820 - 24P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 31.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 6:26
6:261/10own 3120 - 24131 Davis is stopped at the line.
5:472/10own 3120 - 24230 Elway tosses the ball out to Davis who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 1 yd gain.
5:033/9own 3220 - 24131 Elway hits Davis who makes the catch and falls forward for a 11 yd gain.
4:231/10own 4320 - 24221 Davis gains 1 yard on a sweep left.
3:442/9own 4420 - 24212 Loville rushes for 8 yards off tackle right.
3:073/14820 - 24212 Davis gets back to the line of scrimmage.
2:294/14820 - 24P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 15.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 2:17
2:171/10own 1520 - 24221 Smith rushes for 18 yards off tackle right.
1:371/10own 3320 - 24131 Smith carries, but is tackled for no gain.
0:592/10own 3320 - 24221 Smith gets 10 yards on a pitch right.
0:191/10own 4320 - 24221 Aikman soft pass is to Irvin who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 14 yd gain.
0:001/104320 - 24221Time Expires
End of 3rd Quarter ... 1995 Dallas: 20 1997 Denver: 24

TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
F4th Quarter Play by Play
15:001/104320 - 24221 Smith gains 3 yards up the middle.
14:222/74020 - 24212 Aikman overthrows Smith and the pass is incomplete.
14:163/74020 - 24032 Aikman overthrows Irvin and the pass is incomplete.
14:124/74020 - 24P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 24.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 14:02
14:021/10own 2420 - 24221 Hebron gains 3 yards on a sweep left.
13:202/7own 2720 - 24212 Davis is buried for a loss of 3 yards.
12:423/10own 2420 - 24230 Elway hits Smith who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 21 yd gain.
11:541/10own 4520 - 24212 Davis rushes for 1 yard off tackle right.
11:202/9own 4620 - 24212 Elway overthrows Griffith and the pass is incomplete.
11:163/9own 4620 - 24131 Elway scrambles for 11 yards.
10:291/104320 - 24212 Hebron rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
9:522/84120 - 24131 Davis gains 17 yards on a sweep left.
9:121/102420 - 24131 Elway's pass is to Sharpe who makes the catch and falls forward for a 8 yd gain.
8:292/21620 - 24131 Elway's pass is just out of the reach of Smith.
8:223/21620 - 24122 Elway scrambles for 1 yard.
7:424/11520 - 24FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a FG attempt.
Bentley's 32 yd. field goal slips just inside the upright!
Drive Summary: 11 plays, 61 yds, 6:20
1997 Denver (DEN) at 7:38
7:38Kickoffown 3020 - 27K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 6 and return it to the DAL 27.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 7:31
7:311/10own 2720 - 27221 Smith rushes for 9 yards off tackle right.
6:492/1own 3620 - 27221 Smith pounds ahead for 1 yard.
6:071/10own 3720 - 27221 Johnston gains 1 yard on a sweep left.
5:332/9own 3820 - 27131 Aikman's long pass is just out of reach of Novacek. Incomplete pass.
5:253/9own 3820 - 27032 Aikman's pass is just out of reach of Williams. Incomplete pass.
5:184/9own 3820 - 27P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 29.
PENALTY on DEN: Holding, 10 yards enforced on the DEN 23.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 5:06
5:061/10own 1320 - 27221 Davis rushes for 2 yards off tackle right.
4:262/8own 1520 - 27230 Elway tosses the ball out to Smith who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 10 yd gain.
3:401/10own 2520 - 27131 Davis gets 2 yards on a pitch right.
2:592/8own 2720 - 27212 PENALTY on DAL: Encroachment, 5 yards enforced on the DEN 27 - NO PLAY.
2:592/3own 3220 - 27140 Elway overthrows Smith and the pass is incomplete.
2:523/3own 3220 - 27131 Davis gains 2 yards on a sweep left.
2:114/1own 3420 - 27P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 41.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 1:57
1:571/10own 4120 - 27131*** 2 Minute Warning ***
1:571/10own 4120 - 27131 Smith picks up 7 yards off tackle left, and is run out of bounds.
1:532/3own 4820 - 27131 Williams gains 11 yards on a sweep left.
1:471/104120 - 27131*** 1995 Dallas (DAL) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
1:471/104120 - 27221 Aikman's pass is to Novacek. Catch is good and Novacek gets some yardage for a 12 yd gain.
1:241/102920 - 27221 Aikman's pass is just out of reach of Irvin. Incomplete pass.
1:192/102920 - 27221 Smith gets back to the line of scrimmage.
1:043/102920 - 27032 Aikman's pass is to Irvin who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 14 yd gain.
0:581/101520 - 27221 Smith pounds ahead for 15 yards.
1995 Dallas scores a touchdown!
0:52PAT 26 - 27FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for the extra point.
The extra point attempt is good.
Drive Summary: 7 plays, 59 yds, 1:05
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 0:52
0:52Kickoffown 3027 - 27K1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares to kickoff.
1997 Denver (DEN) catch the ball at the DEN 4 and return it to the DEN 28.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 0:46
0:461/10own 2827 - 27131 Elway's pass is to Davis. Tackled immediately for a 6 yd gain.
0:402/4own 3427 - 27131*** 1997 Denver (DEN) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:402/4own 3427 - 27212 Davis picks his way to the sidelines for 1 yard. Davis runs out of bounds.
0:363/3own 3527 - 27131 Elway's pass is to Green who makes the catch and falls forward for a 11 yd gain.
0:291/10own 4627 - 27131*** 1997 Denver (DEN) CALLS A TIMEOUT ***
0:291/10own 4627 - 27131 Elway completes the pass to Sharpe who makes the catch and is run out of bounds for a 9 yd gain.
0:222/14527 - 27122 Elway overthrows Smith and the pass is incomplete.
0:163/14527 - 27122 PENALTY on DEN: False Start, 5 yards enforced on the DAL 45 - NO PLAY.
0:163/65027 - 27131 Elway scrambles to the sideline for 4 yards, and runs out of bounds.
0:104/24627 - 27P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 21.
End of 4th Quarter ... 1995 Dallas: 27 1997 Denver: 27
Game Time Weather Report for Denver, CO (Mile High Stadium):
70 degrees, clear skies, little to no wind
TimeDown
YTG
Ball OnScore
V - H
FOvertime 1 Play by Play
1997 Denver (DEN) at 15:00
15:00Kickoffown 3027 - 27K1997 Denver (DEN) prepares to kickoff.
1995 Dallas (DAL) catch the ball at the DAL 9 and return it to the DAL 28.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 14:53
14:531/10own 2827 - 27221 Johnston rushes for 1 yard off tackle right.
14:102/9own 2927 - 27212 Aikman tosses the ball just out of reach of Novacek. Incomplete pass.
14:053/9own 2927 - 27131 Aikman's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
14:004/9own 2927 - 27P1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a punt.
1997 Denver (DEN) return it to the DEN 48.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 13:47
13:471/10own 4827 - 27131 Davis picks up 7 yards on a draw play. The ball is knocked loose.
1997 Denver (DEN) recovers the ball on the DAL 40.
13:071/104027 - 27221 Davis pounds ahead for 2 yards.
12:322/83827 - 27212 Davis picks up 4 yards on a draw play.
11:543/43427 - 27122 Elway completes the pass to Smith who makes the catch and falls forward for a 9 yd gain.
11:111/102527 - 27212 Davis gains 7 yards up the middle before losing the ball.
1997 Denver (DEN) recovers the ball on the DAL 20.
10:342/52027 - 27140 Griffith carries, but is tackled for a loss of 3 yards.
9:533/82327 - 27140 Davis picks up 2 yards on a draw play.
9:124/62127 - 27FG1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a FG attempt.
Bentley's 38 yd. field goal attempt is wide left.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 9:08
9:081/10own 2827 - 27221 Aikman screen pass is to Novacek. Catch is good and Novacek gets some yardage for a 6 yd gain.
8:252/4own 3427 - 27131 Smith picks his way to the sidelines for 19 yards. Smith runs out of bounds.
7:431/104727 - 27131 Aikman completes the pass to Irvin who makes the catch and falls forward for a 14 yd gain.
7:011/103327 - 27221 Smith carries, but is tackled for a loss of 2 yards.
6:182/123527 - 27221Aikman is sacked by Maa Tanuvasa for 5 yards.
5:383/174027 - 27032 Aikman overthrows Irvin and the pass is incomplete.
5:314/174027 - 27FG1995 Dallas (DAL) prepares for a FG attempt.
Boniol's 57 yd. field goal attempt is no good.
1997 Denver (DEN) at 5:27
5:271/10own 4727 - 27212 Elway overthrows Sharpe and the pass is incomplete.
5:222/10own 4727 - 27131 Elway completes the pass to Sharpe who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 10 yd gain.
4:401/104327 - 27131 Davis carries, but is tackled for no gain before being run out of bounds.
4:362/104327 - 27131 Elway's pass is just out of the reach of McCaffrey.
4:313/104327 - 27230 Elway's long pass is broken up. Incomplete pass.
4:224/104327 - 27P1997 Denver (DEN) prepares for a punt.
1995 Dallas (DAL) return it to the DAL 37.
1995 Dallas (DAL) at 4:07
4:071/10own 3727 - 27221 Smith rushes for 1 yard off tackle right to the sidelines before getting out of bounds.
4:032/9own 3827 - 27131 Smith picks up 5 yards off tackle left.
3:203/4own 4327 - 27131 Smith gains 4 yards on a sweep left.
2:381/10own 4727 - 27131 Aikman's pass is just out of the reach of Irvin.
2:342/10own 4727 - 27212 Aikman's pass is to Irvin who holds on to the the ball and runs for a 24 yd gain.
1:521/102927 - 27131 Smith gets back to the line of scrimmage.
1:382/102927 - 27212 Aikman's pass is batted down. Incomplete pass.
1:313/102927 - 27032 Aikman hits Williams downfield who gets a few steps before being brought down for a 24 yd gain.
1:121/Goal527 - 27131 Smith picks up 5 yards off tackle left.
1995 Dallas scores a touchdown!
Drive Summary: 9 plays, 63 yds, 2:59
End of Overtime 1 ... 1995 Dallas: 33 1997 Denver: 27

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