Four former Wyoming Cowboys will play in the NFL Divisional Playoffs this weekend

by | Jan 9, 2020 9:05AM

A total of seven former Cowboys made the 2019 NFL Playoffs with their respective teams. 

There are four former Cowboys who are still in the playoffs 

Tashaun Gipson, S, Houston Texans (W, 22-19, OT): The Texans team leader in interceptions was placed on IR prior to their contest vs. Buffalo. Gipson re-aggravated a back injury he suffered earlier in the season. The Texans will travel to Kansas City for a Sunday matchup with the Chiefs. 

Jacob Hollister, TE, Seattle Seahawks (W, 17-9): Two receptions for 16 yards in the Seahawks’ win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Hollister and the Seahawks hit the road to take on the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday afternoon. 

Mark Nzeocha, LB, San Francisco 49ers (Bye Week): Mark Nzeocha and the 49ers received a bye through the Wild Card round of the playoffs and will face off against the Minnesota Vikings in San Francisco on Saturday. 

Eddie Yarbrough, DT, Minnesota Vikings (W, 26-20, OT): Did not suit up for the Vikings in their overtime win on the road against the New Orleans Saints. Yarbrough and the Vikings will take on the 49ers on Saturday. 

 

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Three former Cowboys who made their exit in the Wild Card Round 

Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills (L, 19-22, OT):  Josh Allen and the Bills got off to a fast start on Saturday afternoon against the Houston Texans. On their first possession of the game, Allen caught a 16-yard touchdown pass from John Brown. At the end of the first half the Bills were up 13-0, however late in the game Houston tied it up and forced OT. The Texans went on to win and the Bills season is finished. Allen went 24-46 for 264 yards, and rushed for 92 yards on nine carries. 

Marcus EppsCB, Philadelphia Eagles (L, 9-17):  The Eagles season came to an end against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Epps recorded three total tackles for his team, the second most tackles of the year for the first-year pro. 

 Carl Granderson, DE, New Orleans Saints (L, 20-26, OT): Did not see the field in what ended up being the final game of the season for Granderson and the Saints. 

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