Desert in Shock after Block

Chris BrooksCorrespondent IOctober 13, 2008

The only problem was the Cardinals never received the punt, because Sean Morey blocked the punt inside the five yard line and Monty Beisel picked up the loose ball and flew into the end zone to cap off an astonishing 30-24 win over the Cowboys.

After leading 24-14 late in the fourth quarter, the Cards (4-2) appeared to have the game in hand, but Romo hooked up with Marion Barber for a 70 yard pass to cut the lead to three. After Dallas forced Arizona to a three-and-out, Dallas began at their own 32 yard line.

On 3rd and 11, Romo found TE Jason Witten over the middle for 30 yards, and spiked it at the Cardinals 39 yard line with :04 left. A flag comes in, and normally, when that happens the offense was not set up properly which would end the game. Luckily for Big D, Arizona was offsides, which moved them to the 34 yard line.

Folk would proceed to nail the game-tying field goal to force overtime. This is when the game got real and the fans were in shock and awe witnessing the spectacle the Cardinals punt block team had on the punt which sent the University of Phoenix Stadium into hysteria. This was the first time in NFL history a game started with a kickoff return for a touchdown and end with a blocked punt in overtime for a touchdown.