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Watching Ezekiel Elliott break down his 72-yard touchdown in San Francisco is awesome

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This is fantastic.

NFL: Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

One of the best plays of the last season for the Cowboys was when Ezekiel Elliott took a Dak Prescott screen pass 72 yards to the house in San Francisco.

It was shades of Pittsburgh the year before when Elliott took a screen 83 yards to the endzone. That remains the longest touchdown of Dak’s career.

The 49ers score was big for the Cowboys at the time. They were coming off of a bye and badly needed a win to put some wind back into their sails. Elliott’s touchdown was sort of the dam of frustration finally breaking. It felt good to rip one, so to speak.

The mothership has a great series that they do from time to time, Tale of the Tape. On Tuesday they posted an episode where Zeke broke down his big score in detail.

It’s not often that we get to hear things like this from Zeke, despite the team’s season literally being chronicled by NFL Films for an Amazon documentary last year. His football intelligence is readily apparent, and it’s great to see him go into extreme detail on why this play worked.

Every year of Zeke’s career has seen him take this play for a long touchdown at least once. When will it happen in 2018? It’s tradition at this point.