One of the worst moments of Tony Romo's football career, if not the worst, had nothing to do with him playing quarterback. On Jan. 6, 2007, it appeared that Romo would lead the Dallas Cowboys to a wild-card playoff win in Seattle.
He'd moved his team to Seattle's 2-yard line with 1:19 left in the game after tight end Jason Witten was stopped just short of a first down. Martin Gramatica jogged onto the field for the chip-shot field goal that would've given the Cowboys a 23-21 lead.
Romo was serving as the holder, in part because head coach Bill Parcells wasn't going to ask backup quarterback Drew Bledsoe to perform such a menial task. The coach had already benched Bledsoe in favor of Romo in Week 6 against the New York Giants, so he didn't want to cause him further embarrassment. It was a task that Romo had handled flawlessly that season, so there was no sign of what would follow.
In retrospect, special teams coach Bruce DeHaven would say he had a bad feeli...