NFL Network’s documentary series The Timeline, produced by NFL films, will feature the bitter rivalry between the Cowboys and 49ers in a two-part film entitled A Tale of Two Cities.
Part One will air Tuesday, December 15 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network while part two is set to premiere Saturday, December 19 after the New York Jets-Dallas Cowboys Thursday Night Football game. Actors Jeremy Renner and actor Sam Elliott will narrate the film.
The long rivalry between these two teams began in the 70’s and they’ve faced each other in the postseason a total of seven times, three of them coming consecutively between the ’92-’94 seasons. The Cowboys are 5-2 in those match-ups, with the Niners holding the all-time head-to-head match-up record 17-16.