Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/12/11

MINNEAPOLIS - JANUARY 17: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys passes against the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on January 17, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The football gods giveth and the football gods taketh away. How else do you explain the Dallas Cowboys’ Jekyl and Hyde win-loss record from November to December? No matter what the Cowboys did wrong they couldn’t lose in November and now it seems that no matter what they do right they can’t win in December. I mean look at Tony Romo’s numbers from the last two games. He has completed 49 of 73 passes for 620 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions yet the Cowboys have fallen in both games. Romo has thrown an interception in only one game over the past six weeks and that was when he threw two picks in the Cowboys ’narrow win over the Miami Dolphins. You really can’t blame the Romo-coaster for the Cowboys’ December record but where else could you put the blame? I know one place on the team that has unfairly received the spotlight over the past two weeks and that is the kicking game. Jason Garrett unintentionally iced his own kicker Dan Bailey in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys’ overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals two weeks ago. Then in Sunday’s game versus the New York Giants, Bailey’s field [...]
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