Found December 19, 2011 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Tony Romo
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
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In an odd twist of fate, Washington did their division rival Dallas a favor yesterday by beating New York, paving the way for Dallas to win the NFC East and head to the playoffs.  With only two more games left to play, can Tony Romo take his team to the postseason?   Yes, but not without winning both games.  Dallas have two tough games left, one against Philadelphia and one against New York.  Romo’s first encounter with Philadelphia this season didn’t go so well.  He only completed 18 of 35 passes for 203 yards (his second lowest this season), one interception, and only one touchdown.  He was sacked four times for a total loss of 21 yards. The Cowboys were blown out 34-7 as a result, their worst loss of the season.  It goes without saying that he will have to do better than that in their next game.   Romo’s performance against the Giants in Week 14 was better, but not enough to win.  He completed 21 of 31 passes for 321 yards, no interceptions, and four touchdowns.  He was sacked...
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