Tony Romo threw 13 interceptions in the first seven games and has just two since. He was booed lustily in two mistake-filled home losses, then broke Troy Aikman's franchise record for touchdowns in the most efficient outing of his career.
The Dallas quarterback has used phrases such as ''exhausting my brain'' while the Cowboys have lived on the edge of the playoff chase, and their penchant for falling behind looked like it might wear out his right arm.
Romo won't call this up-and-down grind tougher than any other in six years of trying to get the Cowboys even remotely close to a Super Bowl for the first time since the 1995 season. It sure looks like it, though - even sounds like it.
''I constantly analyze what our team needs or what can help our football team, what we may need to change to help what or who we are and what this team needs to do to get better,'' said Romo, who is a year away from the end of his contract and now the married father of an 8-month old boy. ''That's alw...