NFL World Wonders If Cooper Rush Would’ve Won That Game For The Cowboys

LANDOVER, MARYLAND - JANUARY 08: Cooper Rush #10 of the Dallas Cowboys wears a shirt in support of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin prior to the game against the Washington Commanders at FedExField on January 08, 2023 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Jess Rapfogel/Getty Images)

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Following the Dallas Cowboys’ pitiful 19-12 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the sports world immediately began to debate whether or not backup signal-caller Cooper Rush could’ve won the game if he was playing.

In the NFC Divisional round matchup against the Niners, Prescott completed 23 of 37 passes for 206 yards, one touchdown, and two crucial interceptions.

As a result of his subpar performance, football fans immediately began to discuss whether or not Rush — who went 4-1 as the Cowboys’ starter this year while completing 58% of his passes for 1,051 yards, five touchdowns, and three interceptions — would’ve been able to lead the Cowboys to victory.

Tons of Cowboys fans seem to be turning on Prescott following his difficult season:

Even Skip Bayless, the internet’s most delusional Cowboys, thought Rush could’ve won that game:

As a result of their NFC Divisional Round win over the Dallas Cowboys, the San Francisco 49ers will head east to take on the #1 seed Philadelphia Eagles in next weekend’s NFC Championship game.

Over on the AFC side of the NFL playoffs, the Cincinnati Bengals will be heading to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in a rematch of last year’s AFC Championship game.

According to the sportsbooks, virtually all of the remaining contenders have a chance to win the Super Bowl, as each of the four teams currently has odds of about +250 to lift the Lombardi Trophy.

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