ARLINGTON, Texas The best and worst of quarterback Tony Romo was on display on Thanksgiving Day at Cowboys Stadium. He ended his streak of 128 attempts without an interception in spectacular fashion in the first half, throwing picks in the first three possessions.
But in typical Romo form, he overcame those mistakes to lead the Cowboys to a last-second, 20-19, win over the Miami Dolphins. At least until late Monday evening, the Cowboys (7-4) have sole possession of first place in the NFC East. They can now enjoy a quasi-bye week since it will be 10 days until they travel to Arizona to face an awful Cardinals team.
The Cowboys seemed like a hard-luck team earlier in the season, but they have been extremely fortunate in narrow wins over the Redskins and Dolphins. On the Cowboys' first possession Thursday, Romo tried to hit tight end Martellus Bennett on a fly pattern, but he didn't put enough on the ball and it was intercepted by Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis.
The Dolphins didn...