Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/11/12

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 19: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys points under center against the New Orleans Saints in the first half at the Louisiana Superdome on December 19, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
1. Tony Romo is carrying this football team.Sure he’s having the worst year of his career. But he is playing on an offense with four starters on the offensive line that will not be starters next year.The Cowboys really didn’t address the offensive line in the offseason and it shows.Romo is running for his life half the time and sometimes makes bad decisions. The Cowboys' run game is nonexistent and he still isn’t on the same page with his receivers.It’s getting better but it’s not where it should be. Romo is a special quarterback. Bash him all you want. An average quarterback on this team would have no more than three wins.Sure, he makes mistakes because he feels like he has to carry this team. I mean look how they’ve played. They’re awful. But look back and see how many games he has won. As long as No. 9 is on the field he gives the Cowboys a chance to win week in and week out.2. The real Cincinnati receivers didn’t show up Sunday.If A.J. Green and the rest of the Bengals' receiver...
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