Found December 31, 2011 on The Penalty Flag:
The Dallas Cowboys need Tony Romo to play well this week against the New York Giants in order to have any chance at winning this game.  Need proof?  He threw for over 300 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in the first matchup in Dallas, and lost.  He needs to now go into hostile New York and steal a win, or else the season is over. History is against Romo.  Last time he had to go on the road in the season finale to clinch a playoff spot, he was destroyed by the Eagles in a 44-6 loss.   His legacy cannot afford another like that, injured hand or not. Even if they win and make the playoffs, Romo will have to win against either the Detroit Lions or Atlanta Falcons or else the talk will again be that he can’t cut it in the playoffs.  That didn’t end two seasons ago when he picked up his first playoff win, because he followed it with a terrible performance against the Minnesota Vikings, whether you want to blame him for his offensive line’s struggles or not.  The Cowboys had an elite defense that year.  He doesn’t have the same luxury this year. Whatever [...]

Get Your Game Faces On!

Well here we go Cowboys fans… This is where the rubber meets the road… It’s do or die… Tomorrow by this time we’ll either be home licking our wounds or shouting “Go Cowboys” from our rooftops. Here’s to a big win against the Giants tonight… It will be Tony Romo’s opportunity to squash all the rumors that he doesn’t have what it takes to win a big game. Get your...

Cowboys Official Report: QB Tony Romo listed as probable

(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)

Cowboys' Jones: Romo will be 'playing at full strength'

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn't worried if quarterback Tony Romo will play in Sunday's pivotal NFC East clash versus the New York Giants. "He's going to be playing at full strength," Jones told KRLD-FM on Friday morning. "It's just a very big-time feel-good to know that we're going to be going in with this kind of quarterbacking. He'...

Injured hand isn’t the only obstacle Romo will face tonight

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – A bruised right hand isn’t the only obstacle Tony Romo will face tonight as he attempts to guide the Cowboys to a division-title clinching win over the Giants. It’s been raining off and on here at MetLife Stadium, where temperatures are in the 40s. Romo didn’t wear a glove or a wrap on his injured hand while warming up about two hours before kickoff...

Jones says Romo will be 'at full strength' for showdown

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said injured quarterback Tony Romo will be ready to go for Sunday's pivotal matchup against the New York Giants.

Eli, Romo to battle with playoffs on line

Eli Manning. Tony Romo.

Dallas must contain emotions, Giants D

One game. Two rivals. One division title. Nothing else matters. When the Cowboys and Giants take the field in New Jersey on Sunday night, they will sport matching 8-7 records and matching goals: the NFC East. The loser's season is over. And that is how it should be. I know the feeling, playing in three a "playoffs or bust" games in my career. Coincidentally, all...

Giants dominating Dallas in Meadowlands

Dallas’ night started ugly when NBC showed a close up of Tony Romo’s still swollen hand. The first half proceeded to get a lot uglier. The Giants lead 21-0 at halftime in a dominant effort by New York in every phase. New York is running the ball at will. Eli Manning has all day to…

Cowboys-Giants Preview: 3 Things To Watch

Week 17 brings the Dallas Cowboys to New York to face the Giants for the final and most important regular season game of the year.  There are three things to watch for in this battle for the NFC East: There is No Tomorrow. This game will decide the winner of the NFC East.  Both teams have had chances to take control of the division over the season.  If Dallas hadn’t blown...

Romo’s Bruised Hand vs. Schilling’s Bloody Sock

Jim MancariBGB Assistant EditorWe all know the story about Curt Schilling’s bloody sock. Schilling took the mound with an injured ankle in Game 6 of the 2004 ALCS for the Boston Red Sox against the hated New York Yankees. The Yanks had held a 3-0 series lead, but the Red Sox battled back to make the series 3-2. The famous “bloody sock” was the remnant of seven strong innings...

One Game to Decide the Season

This is it. The game we have been waiting all season to see. Win and the season will likely be viewed a success. Lose and the sky will be falling. One game to decide it all.There is no way to predict how this game will play out. The easy thing to do is predict another shoot out just like the first game between the Cowboys and the Giants this season. But how often do two games... Week 17 Game Preview: New York Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys (8-7) at New York Giants (8-7), Sunday, January 1st at 830 pm at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New JerseyBy Ben Kelly - 12/31/11What happened last week?Dallas avoided its first home shutout since 1991 by scoring its only touchdown with seven seconds remaining in a 20-7 loss to Philadelphia. The Giants victory over the Jets rendered the Dallas...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.