Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/24/11
Tony Romo and Felix Jones exited early and the Cowboys played like there was nothing on the line Saturday against the visiting Philadelphia Eagles. With Stephen McGee filling in under center, the Cowboys were dominated 20-7. Here are my thoughts on a loss that drops the Cowboys to 8-7 with one game remaining. 1.) Romo injured his throwing hand on Dallas' first possession and was sent to the locker room for X-rays. The results were negative but Romo's day was over. It was a smart move for the Cowboys to rest Romo and Jones early in the first quarter, after all, next Sunday's game against the Giants is the one that determines the NFC East champion. Romo appeared as if he could've returned. While exiting the locker room after the game, the swelling in his right hand and fingers was very obvious. "We don't feel like there's a broken bone in there," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said. "He has some swelling in there, we just have to see how he responds as the week goes on." 2.) If Romo ...
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