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>> al: again overtime rules, each team the possibility to process the ball. and the team receiving the kickoff, arizona, scores a touchdown. anything less, the ball will at least be taken by green bay for a possession. if they're tied after one possession each, the next score wins. unlike the regular season, game cannot end in a tie. in the regular season, each team gets two time-outs. but because this is like the start of a new game and a half, you get three timeouts. so, crosby, to put the ball in the air. and nelson will take it and take a knee in the end zone. you talk about having cameras everywhere, when you have you seen this? we have a camera on the coin. and you heard him say it didn't
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and it didn't flip. >> cris: i have seen pizzas flip more than that. >> al: oh, man. >> cris: he couldn't do that if he tried it 100 times and not have it flip once. >> al: you can't. >> cris: really perceptive by aaron rodgers to immediately call for -- >> al: all of the packers did. matthews. >> cris: laughing by the end of it. >> al: and now, arizona from the 20 yard line. blitz coming. palmer extending the play. crosses the field. larry fitzgerald. fitzgerald, is going to take it into green bay territory. larry fitzgerald in the 30, the 20. larry fitzgerald, it's insane. to the 4 yard line. one of the greatest postseason performers ever. his only postseason was one for the ages. what happens here? 75 yards, first and goal.
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fitzgerald, it may be better by carson palmer. watch in. escapes, finds fitzgerald across the field, to set this entire thing up. and this was a huge tackle at the end. fitzgerald scores, it's over. great play by casey hayward to give them a chance. and what we've seen around the goal line from arizona, who knows? >> al: play clock all the way down. and arizona has to take a time-out. took everybody through all of the excitement and having to go 75 yards to get down there. back to see what fitzgerald did to get free. >> cris: he's going to come all the way across the field because all of the scrambling was happening. and carson palmer, not known for his mobility, not in the least. and burnett could scramble around.
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fitzgerald, runs into bobby massie. i've seen anything. >> al: oh, yeah. >> cris: i've seen everything. >> al: at seven catches for larry fitzgerald. 171 yards. first and goal from the 5. david johnson is the running back. fitzgerald, set to the right. he's going to go to fitz again. incomplete. that time, sam shields covering. second down and goal. >> cris: they are also flying the safety over the top. ha ha clinton-dix is flying over the top to larry fitzgerald. somebody has to get that in there to carson palmer. you have got to be really careful now. they're not going to let fitzgerald beat them on the goal
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>> al: brown, on the left side. much tighter formation out of the shotgun. brown is the motion man. and flip to fitzgerald. he scores. and the cardinals win an amazing game.
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where do you begin to write the story of this one? >> cris: shovel pass, motion here, pulling in front. and simply up between. a very old-fashioned play. a very old-fashioned play caller, bruce arians, came up with, at the perfect time. and who better than larry fitzgerald, who simply took over this football game. carson palmer on the scramble. they lose larry fitzgerald. and here you go. i can't believe what i'm seeing out of this ball game. al, come on. you've been doing this a long time. you seen anything like it? >> al: this is -- as i said, this is one for the books here. in so many ways. there's so many plays. and it ends with n mber 11 going
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ies description. defies analysis, for that matter. arizona, now, will move on. and they will face the winner of tomorrow's game, between seattle and carolina. if it is carolina, then the cardinal gas to charlotte. if it is seattle, the seahawks will come here. the star of the game, this time, only one game ball. it will go to the great larry fitzgerald. he was targeted 12 times. he caught eight, for 176 yards. and the 75-yarder to set up the game-winning t.d. and he caught that one. 176 total yards. when it is his time to be enshrined at canton, the highlight reel will include several plays from this game. and maybe it will include his conversation with michele tafoya. here they are. >> larry, another remarkable postseason performance. in overtime, let's talk about the first 75-yard play. what happened?
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and got a little pressure. over in the flat. and i tried to get to the end zone. that's an unbelievable job of the plays for us. our defense played lights-out today. and a great team effort. >> how did you guys overcome so many ups and downs and fight through some rough performances to pull this one off? >> we're a resilient team. a lot of guys that believe in each other. we work hard in practice every day. we believe. and coach instills that into us. keep on fighting next week. >> fighting next week. what's the mindset of this team, now that this one's in the books? >> glad to get this behind us. it was tough. that team was really good. you have to tip your hats to them. they did a great job today. but we found a way to win. that's what it's all about. >> congratulations, larry. >> i appreciate it. >> michele, thank you. larry, thank you. and we're almost finished from the desert. one more break, and then, al and
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welcome back to the volkswagen passat postgame report. >> let's go back to the end of the game in regulation. unbelievably, as was the case in the detroit game, in the regular season, hail mary, jeff janis pulls it in. and that ties the game. and arizona wins the coin flip, which had to be flipped a second time. fitzgerald, the 75-reception. and the five-yard shovel pass.
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in the second half alone. he had one catch for six yard in the first half. cris, larry fitzgerald's father is a sportswriter. he can't come up with a lead. where does he start tonight? >> you can't get enough of this stuff. we laugh sometimes. we're all so addicted to the national football league. but there is no reality television out there that can match the drama that we just saw. those men putting everything on the line. so many injuries. here we are with insanity. can you imagine if that had been reversed and green bay had gotten the ball there? >> six years ago, they met in the playoff game here. highest scoring postseason game in overtime, 51-45. what a rivalry this has become. >> we say thanks, very much, for the great show.
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to nantz and sims and buck and aikman, our buddies, good luck the rest of the way. arizona beats green bay. the final score, 26-20. "saturday night live" expect on the west coast, coming up. adam driver. and musical guest, chris stapleton. for our entire great crew, al michaels, cris collinsworth, and michele tafoya, saying good night from glendale, arizona. what a game. nbc sports thanks for you watching this special presentation of the national
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right now, a tragic discovery. the car of a missing new jersey woman pulled from a murky river and her body found inside. two historic deals. sanctions against iran lifted as that country releases americans in a prisoner swap. good evening. i'm natalie pasquarella. >> and i'm rob schit. >> that search has ended in tragedy and all hope dashed that she would be found alive. her body discovered inside her submerged car, but how it got there is still a mystery. the car was removed from the passaic river tonight in wallington, 48 hours after, and about five miles away from maywood, where steuben was last seen. news 4's michal george was the
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joining us now with new information, michael. >> reporter: natalie, for two days, family members held out hope, searchers combed the area, day and night, flyers were put up all across bergen county, and a few hours ago, investigators confirmed that devorra's car was found in the passaic river and they believe a medical issue may have played a role in causing her to veer off the road. >> everyone is taking it bad. we were hoping for a better ending. >> the frantic two-day search for 22-year-old devora steuben ended in the river. the car was dredged from the river and a body was found inside. >> everybody knows the family. >> reporter: police say devora's car crashed through a fence and down a 10-foot embankment into the water. devora had partial complex seizure disorder. patients suffer seizures and confusion. investigators tell us it's possible that plaid a role in her disappearance.
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lady was -- needed medication. you know, at this time, i couldn't say. >> reporter: for two days, hundreds of volunteers and dozens of law enforcement agencies searched tirelessly. >> this is more residential. >> reporter: they handed out flyers. >> please pass these out to people that you see and specifically ask who this is, did they see anything thursday night. >> and searched in teams, covering dozens of square miles. >> get out, and look. >> we already did this area. >> reporter: hundreds of members of the orthodox jewish community broke the sabbath to drive cars in search for devora. volunteers told me there was no question they had to do whatever it takes to bring her home. >> it's saving someone's life. as soon as we hear it, everyone came out, helping. >> reporter: now, unfortunately, this search had a tragic outcome, but searchers told me they're grateful that they could at least give the family some answers. it's likely devora will be buried tomorrow in accordance with their religious beliefs.
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george, news 4 new york. >> michael, thank you. today, two major deals were struck with iran. and suddenly a nation the u.s. has been at odds with for years is quick to answer our phone calls. the u.s. negotiated the release of five prisoners held in iran just days after we secured the quick release of ten sailors found in iranian waters. it is another major win for secretary of state john kerry, who also got to see his iran nuclear deal implemented today. >> the fact is that today marks the first day of a safer world. >> a nuclear deal in place. tonight, economic sanctions on iran that have been in place for years and cost the nation a fortune have been lifted. it's a deal worth billions of dollars to iran and for freeing up that money, the u.s. and european union get peace of mind. >> iran has carried out all necessary measures under that agreement. >> reporter: the u.n.'s atomic energy agency has certified that iran kept its word and done everything asked by the u.s. and
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slowing down their uranium enrichment program, slowing down their progress towards making nuclear weapons. almost immediately, the sanctions were dropped, giving iran access to world markets and billions of dollars in frozen assets. >> we welcome that iran has followed through on the promises that it made. it has kept its word and we will continue to do the same. but we will also remain vigilant in verifying iran's compliance. >> reporter: a major victory after a year's long process for the secretary of state. it was the second victory of the day. earlier, american prisoners held in iran were swapped for seven iranians being held in the u.s. the americans released, "washington post" reporter, jason rezaian, who had been held more than 500 days. >> it's spectacular news. we're just so happy. can't wait to see him. i mean, just hope he's in good health, you know? >> reporter: amir hekmati, a
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saeed abedini, a christian pastor in prison since 2012, and nosratoliah khoshawi. a fifth american, matthew trevithick, said not to be a part of the deal for the seven iranians, was also released. saeed abedini's wife spoke on skype. >> surreal, just unbelievable. you know, he's out of iranian soil. >> well, the iran nuclear deal and the prisoner swap are not technically related, but both are part of this new relationship that the obama administration is forging with iran. the ten u.s. sailors detained in the persian gulf this week also benefitted from that. this is a relationship that hasn't been healthy since 1979, when the western friendly shah of iran was overthrown and exiled during the iranian revolution. new tonight, police are looking for the gunman in a deadly brooklyn shooting. this happened this afternoon inside an east new york apartment ton new lots and
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that's where 25-year-old shamik miller was shot in the head. witnesses say he stumbled out of the building and chi died on the sidewalk. and police are looking for whoever punched and kicked a man walking with a child near a bronx school. the hate crime task force is investigating. a 34-year-old man wearing traditional muslim clothing was walking with a 9-year-old believed to be a relative near ps-119 when those attackers struck. a staten island woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death is claiming self-defense. police arrested 31-year-old christina christina quinones today. they are looking over whether jealous over another woman may have played a role. family members say the couple often argued, but stayed together for their two kids. >> they had their problems.
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it's history, that's what it is. it's history. >> reporter: ruben jiminez was arrested last year for assaulting and choking quinones. she is facing several charges, including murder. at least one american is among the dead in the latest terror attack. this time, militants with ties to al qaeda targeted the splendid hotel in burkina faso in west africa. you hear the gunfire, you see the fire in this video, when they set in flames the cars, they started shooting in the hotel, and a cafe across the street. some people played dead. witnesses say it took hours for help to arrive, but the siege was over by dawn. all four militants were killed. more than 23 people died in that attack, including american michael ritering, a missionary for the charity, sheltering wings. well, a showdown in the south between two white house
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senator ted cruz and donald trump trading jabs once again, this time in south carolina. it's a campaign trail feud that started with cruz's comments about new york values. both republicans escalating their verbal attacks today. trump calling cruz, among other things, crazy, a hypocrite, and a disgrace, while the texas senator suggesting the mogul isn't a serious candidate. >> you know, i think in terms of a commander in chief, we ought to have someone who isn't springing out of bed to tweet in a frantic response to the latest polls. >> well, trump and cruz are locked in a razor-tight race in iowa, ahead of the february 1st caucuses. democrats hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley are set to battle it out in south carolina tomorrow. this will be their last debate before the caucuses. right now, sanders is surging in new hampshire polls. both he and clinton are in a virtual dead heat in iowa. they took a break from the trail
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