Peyton and Marshall Manning watched Rams' win in person

Peyton and Marshall Manning watched Rams' win in person

The "Hot Boyz" were anything but as the Rams trampled them for a horrific 273 rushing yards for the game. With youth at key positions, especially quarterback Jared Goff, the Rams under McVay look to be a player for the long haul.

Elliott gashed defenses this season to an National Football League best 1,434 yards on the ground.

"We just didn't do a good enough job of controlling the line of scrimmage, winning our gaps and tackling", Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said. Though Dallas picked up a narrow Wild Card round win over the Seattle Seahawks to begin the playoffs, they were unable to progress any further, running into the brick wall that is the Los Angeles Rams backfield of Todd Gurley and C.J. Anderson. In beating the Dallas Cowboys 30-22, he got a needed monkey off of his back and made certain the media critics who took their shots this week know he's not a one-trick pony.

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Ahead 23-15 in the fourth quarter, Rams head coach Sean McVay chose to go for it on a fourth-and-goal from the Dallas 1-yard line, and the gamble paid off. Anderson's second touchdown run made it 30-15 with 7:16 remaining. The NFL's leading rusher Ezekiel Elliott was held to just 47 yards on 20 carries.

The Rams had won only one postseason game since their last trip to the Super Bowl in February 2002, but 32-year-old coach Sean McVay has added his first playoff victory to his spectacular two-season franchise turnaround. Even veteran backup CJ Anderson was able to run at will, and now we have a better understanding of why that was the case.

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