LOS ANGELES — Endings rarely acquiesce to the preferred script. For these Dallas Cowboys, a season that began with hope turned into despair after a 3-5 start. A dramatic trade for an elite wide receiver, the firing of an offensive line coach, and the ascendance of a few key defenders led these Cowboys to believe in themselves. And they found themselves in the postseason.
Hope turns into expectations once the postseason arrives. Once you get into the tournament, anything is possible.
So the Cowboys, fresh off an NFC wild-card win over Seattle last week, came to ancient Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night to extend their season against the Rams.
All the strengths that pushed the Cowboys into this round of the postseason failed them Saturday night.
The Rams throttled the Cowboys at times, ultimately ending their season by winning 30-22 to advance to the NFC Championship Game.
Dallas allowed 273 rushing yards, a franchise…
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