Tony Romo threw for 337 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score to Dwayne Harris with 35 seconds left, and the Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-23 Sunday.
Straight out of the gate Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tells 105.3 The Fan’s GBag Nation “We did not play well” referring to the last minute 31-30 loss to the Detroit Lions last week.
It’s a little hard to figure out what the Cowboys have on defense. They’ve won games with takeaways and flashes of dominance but now carry the distinction of the only unit in NFL history to allow four 400-yard passers in one year.
The battered Dallas Cowboys are absorbing another injury blow as guard Brian Waters is likely out for the year due to a collection of injuries including a triceps problem.
Bryant’s antics are the least of the problems for Dallas with a defense facing more injury issues after allowing a last-second touchdown and the most yards in franchise history in Detroit’s 31-30 win.
Admiral Jonas H. Ingram, a key figure in World War II and then a director of athletics at Annapolis, once observed, – The closest thing to war in time of peace is football.
The Cowboys are a complete oxymoron. Who else flames out so huge and in so many ways? The Cowboys sure do know how to do it don’t they?
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
When it is all over we may very well have a legal opinion and settlement that defines who was in the right, who was in the wrong and to what extent. But this is what I believe is the real reason things went crazy.
Ratliff, the former four-time Cowboys Pro Bowler released last week after 11 months of tiresome inactivity, has found a miracle cure in the form of an exit from Valley Ranch.
As the Cowboys prepare for a Week 8 matchup with the Lions, the comparisons between Dez Bryant and Calvin Johnson have already begun.
George Selvie had the most sacks, and Kyle Wilber had the most snaps for the Dallas defensive line. Somehow, life in the first game without DeMarcus Ware was just fine for the Cowboys.