Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 137 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys hung on for a 24-22 wild-card win over the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night.

The playoff win by the Cowboys (11-6) was the first for Elliott and quarterback Dak Prescott on their second try after losing a divisional game as rookies two years ago. Dallas will play either New Orleans or the Los Angeles Rams in the divisional round next weekend.

The loss ended a run of nine straight victories in playoff openers for the Seahawks (10-7). The Elias Sports Bureau says it was the longest streak in NFL history.

Dallas’ defense, ranked in the top 10 most of the season, mostly kept quarterback Russell Wilson under control and handed him his first loss in four wild-card games.

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) flies for the goal line and makes a first down against Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark (55) during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) flies for the goal line and makes a first down against Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark (55) during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
Seattle Seahawks' K.J. Wright (50) and Bobby Wagner (54) celebrate an interception against Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Seattle Seahawks’ K.J. Wright (50) and Bobby Wagner (54) celebrate an interception against Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) and tight end Nick Vannett (81) celebrate a touchdown scored on a running play by Wilson during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game agains the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) and tight end Nick Vannett (81) celebrate a touchdown scored on a running play by Wilson during the second half of the NFC wild-card NFL football game agains the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Jan. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Source: The Associated Press