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Robert Griffin III
New Orleans Saints
With the NFC East title on the line, Tony Romo threw interceptions on each of Dallas' first two possessions Sunday night, and Washington kicker Kai Forbath missed a field-goal try for the first time in his NFL career, leaving the Cowboys and Redskins tied 0-0 after the first quarter.
It was a win-or-go-home game moved into prime time to mark the end of the NFL's regular season: Whichever team lost would miss the playoffs, and the winner would host the wild-card Seattle Seahawks in a first-round game next weekend.
Washington and rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III won the coin toss, got the ball first and went three-and-out, with Dwayne Harris' 28-yard punt return setting up Dallas at the Washington 27.
But on Dallas' third play on offense, Romo's pass was picked off by Redskins rookie Richard Crawford. Walking to the sideline, Romo gave intended receiver Kevin Ogletree a talking-to.
The Redskins then drove into field-goal range, before Forbath sent his 37-y...
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The season is over, and its the same story, different year. Tony Romo is never going to get the Cowboys to the Super Bowl. He cannot do it, he just cannot win the big games – he’s no good. Romo has been adequate, but he just keeps killing the team in playoff type games and in the playoffs. Heartbreaking. I can’t even believe this is how the season ended, what a waste.
According to ESPNDallas.com, during Sunday night’s loss to the Redskins, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo suffered a crack rib on his right side after being hit by Redskins’ cornerback Josh Wilson in the second quarter. Well the good news is that the season is over and Romo will have some time to get healthy and have another crack at the playoffs next season. Need NFL...
Following another disappointing season, the Dallas Cowboys
should part ways with quarterback Tony Romo this offseason, according to Gil Brandt of NFL.com.
Everybody says they don't read the paper, they don't listen
to the radio or watch TV, but I don't think that's true. I think they do. When
everybody in Cowboys Nation is saying that Dallas has to get rid of Romo...
Let's start with the obvious: when these Dallas and Washington teams met on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys were undermanned on offense. They had fill-ins working on the offensive line, lost Miles Austin early and were without DeMarco Murray. In the games final 20 minutes offense was hardly the problem as Dallas rallied to draw the game close but as Washington was pulling out to a...
Tony Romo reportedly played through cracked ribs from the second quarter on in the Dallas Cowboys’ loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday night, but the 10-year veteran is not using the injury as an excuse. Romo threw three interceptions as Dallas once again fell short of the postseason, and he took responsibility for the loss after the game.
“I feel as though I let our team...
Cowboys QB Tony Romo probably didn't sleep too well on Sunday night. His interception with three minutes to go in the fourth quarter set up a Redskins touchdown and may have cost Dallas the game.Fantasy Spin:This isn't the first time we've seen Romo fold under pressure. The Dallas quarterback is now 1-6 all-time in elimination games. He finished the night with two touchdowns...
The Dallas Cowboys (8-8) have a massive and passionate fanbase.
When the team finished the 2012 NFL regular season with a 28-18 loss in the Week 17 battle for the NFC East title against the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football, excitement erupted in the nation’s capitol as rookie QB Robert Griffin III and rookie RB Alfred Morris helped to lead Washington to host its first...
The Big Lead's Jason McIntyre states it simply as 'Watch Tony Romo Throw Three Interceptions Against the Redskins, Including a Back-Breaking One in the 4th Quarter'
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(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer Tony Romo sat alone on the Dallas bench, his stare frozen at the ground on a cold night in Washington.
Any number of things could have been going through the mind of the Cowboys quarterback in the final minutes of a 28-18 loss to the Redskins on Sunday night. It was his third playoffs-or-bust failure...
Tony Romo’s third interception against the Redskins cost the Cowboys a chance to win the game and reach the playoffs.
Roger Staubach led the Cowboys to two Super Bowls. He capped off his great career by leading the Cowboys to a win over Washington after trailing 34-21 in the fourth quarter in a regular-season finale with the NFC East on the line.
Tony Romo has led the Cowboys...