Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Tony Romo and Dallas coach Jason Garrett spend a lot of time talking about protecting the ball when chaos surrounds the Cowboys quarterback. They have another good teaching point from Sunday's 23-20 overtime win against Cleveland. Just when it looked like Romo would persevere through a career-high seven sacks to lead a Cowboys comeback, he lost a critical fumble that sparked a wild finish and sent Dallas scrambling to find a way to win. The Cowboys ended up extending the Browns' road losing streak to 12 games when Dan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal with 6:07 left in the first overtime game at Cowboys Stadium. Dallas gave up the lead after Romo's miscue, but Bailey forced the extra period on a tying kick with 2 seconds left in regulation. ''Tony didn't protect the ball the way he needed to,'' Garrett said. ''Obviously a big play in the game, one that we had to overcome both the rest of those six minutes of regulation and obviously through overtime.'' Dallas (5-5) appeared re...
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