Originally written on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 11/17/14

NEW ORLEANS - DECEMBER 19: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys points under center against the New Orleans Saints in the first half at the Louisiana Superdome on December 19, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

The NFL is back! It’s an amazing feeling to know that there will be football to watch on every Sunday, Monday and Thursday for the next 4+ months. The NFL season kicked off last night with the Dallas Cowboys traveling to East Rutherford, New Jersey to take on the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants and neither team disappointed. It was a thrilling game from start to finish and both teams played well on both sides of the ball. Thanks to a MVP type day from their QB Tony Romo, the Cowboys won the NFC East battle and beat the Giants 24-17. Romo was on his game last night completing 22 of 29 passes for 307 yds and 3 tds. He sealed the win for the Cowboys in the final minutes of the game when he found Kevin Ogletree for a 13 yd game on a 3rd and 10. After the completion, all Romo had to do was kneel on the ball three times to close out the game. Check out highlights from the game...

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