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NFL playoff results: Packers 26, Cowboys 21 as controversial call dooms Dallas

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For Cowboys, what goes around comes around.

Dez Bryant was ruled not to have caught this pass Sunday.
Dez Bryant was ruled not to have caught this pass Sunday.
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Karma came back around to bit the Dallas Cowboys Sunday in the NFC Divisional Round. One week after a controversial picked up flag that took away a pass interference and cost the Detroit Lions a first down in the closing moments, the Cowboys were the victims of a controversial call Sunday in a 26-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

A fourth-down grab at the goal line by Dez Bryant that would have set the Cowboys up for a possible game-winning score was ruled an incomplete pass after it went to replay.

The Internet exploded with reaction, of course.

Here is referee Gene Steratore's explanation:

Classy reaction from Dallas coach Jason Garrett:

New Jersey governor Chris Christie wasn't happy:

The reactions of some Giants' players:

Colts 24, Broncos 13

The Indianapolis Colts advanced to an AFC Championship Game meeting with the New England Patriots by beating the Denver Broncos in Denver, 24-13. Did we just witness the end of Peyton Manning's career?