Buoyed by a dominant defense and a strong rushing attack, the 49ers emerged with a harrowing 23-17 victory over the favored Cowboys in the first postseason meeting between the teams since 1995.

49ers add to rivalry lore, eke out ‘wild’ playoff win

Buoyed by a dominant defense and a strong rushing attack, the 49ers emerged with a harrowing 23-17 victory over the favored Cowboys in the first postseason meeting between the teams since 1995.