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Cowboys Vs. Da Bears




We started out a 4 1/2 point favorite it only took a day to drop to 3 1/2. I hope the vegas guys got it right this time.


Nightrider

Tony Romo hopes “normal routine” helps this week

Posted by Josh Alper on December 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

The calendar said it was Sunday and there were football games going on around the country, but it was Wednesday at the Cowboys’ Valley Ranch headquarters.

The Cowboys were back to work after last Thursday’s loss to the Eagles to start preparing for this Thursday’s game with the Bears. Coach Jason Garrett had the team on their normal Wednesday schedule so that they could be back on the same routine they normally use to prepare for games after a short week last week that Tony Romo said didn’t work out as hoped.

“It’s the first time that we had a short week so we had to figure out what we thought was best,” Romo said, via the Dallas Morning News. “When I look back I think I would change a couple of things. Saying that, I don’t think we have any more short weeks this year so that will be a benefit going forward.”

Romo didn’t practice on Sunday since he normally doesn’t practice on Wednesdays while doing exercises for his back. Romo practiced every day last week and said that it would be a good thing for the team to be back on the normal schedule.

“Getting back into what feels like the normal routine will help this week,” Romo said. “The little things that help you get to where you need to be.”

The Cowboys didn’t do the little things or the big things well against the Eagles and they’ll need to be much sharper this time around if they’re going to remain in the hunt for the NFC East title. If they can, they’ll come into their second matchup with the Eagles coming off a regular practice week and with a real chance to reverse the damage done on Thanksgiving.
BevoMav

Let me start by stating the obvious. Romo should not have been on the field against the Eagles. Go back and watch him throw and drag his back leg sideways. That is classic protection against a bad back.

but..it would not have mattered. Yet another pathetic performance by the defense. This is fast becoming a trend that continues year after year.

If you listen to ESPN you will become convinced Romo is the issue and he will be again this week if they lose to the Bears.

It's like some just give this defense a pass and get mad at Romo when he can't throw for 700 yards and 8 touchdowns.

I don't think the NFL did the Cowboys any favors with the schedule. Two Thursday night games sandwiched between two Sunday night games.

Cowboys lose ugly. 35-13
Desperado

The Cowboys ran 13 times in a row on first down. I think defenses have figured out we are running on 1st down.

Our defense did a pretty good job of stopping them in the second half. I do blame the offense more for losing this one than the defense. The turn overs killed us as usual, as well as no calls on PI. Tony's throws had no juice and frankly were bad most of the time.

The offensive line was embarrassed by a D-line that had said they didn't see anything special about our O-line.

Every team in the league has played a stinker or 2. The Cowboys were thumped by the Bears last year. But it's going to be revenge time, and they all know the importance of this game. Cowboys will win and stay in the hunt.
BevoMav

Desperado wrote:
The Cowboys ran 13 times in a row on first down. I think defenses have figured out we are running on 1st down.

Our defense did a pretty good job of stopping them in the second half. I do blame the offense more for losing this one than the defense. The turn overs killed us as usual, as well as no calls on PI. Tony's throws had no juice and frankly were bad most of the time.

The offensive line was embarrassed by a D-line that had said they didn't see anything special about our O-line.

Every team in the league has played a stinker or 2. The Cowboys were thumped by the Bears last year. But it's going to be revenge time, and they all know the importance of this game. Cowboys will win and stay in the hunt.


You blame the offense. This defense gets a pass?

Defense gave up 464 yards, 26 first downs, allowed 8 of 15 on third down and gave up over 250 yards rushing.

The offense made mistakes and you talk of Romo like you are an ESPN analyst.

Keep hanging you hat on this defense. It's the ignorant that Jerry plays to.
Hawk

We are undefeated on the road, we have won every game we've played against the 4-3 Defensive's.

Simple: Trend continues, Cowboys win  cheers
BevoMav

More defense for the blind.

The Eagles had 11 drives in the game. Three were over 80 yards, two over 60 yards and one was 59 yards.

Of their first 9 possessions they scored 7 times. In the first half the Cowboys stopped them one drive out of six.

Their first two drives, like the first three drives for the Giants were for touchdowns and all 5 were 80 yards or better.

Oh and the picks thrown by Romo. The first was in the third quarter and the Eagles were leading 33 to 10. The last was with 4 minutes to go in the game.

On this last pick. Would someone/anyone tell me why Romo was still in the game?

Either way, Romo's interceptions were of no consequence to the game.
Desperado

Bevo wrote: You blame the offense. This defense gets a pass?

Defense gave up 464 yards, 26 first downs, allowed 8 of 15 on third down and gave up over 250 yards rushing.

The offense made mistakes and you talk of Romo like you are an ESPN analyst.

Keep hanging you hat on this defense. It's the ignorant that Jerry plays to.


1. No place did I ever say I gave the defense a pass.

2. Yes and they gave up 33 points, check the other scores from this week end. Half the teams in the league gave up 29-52. When our guys were playing against an offense that doesn't allow for substitutions. Even Aikman commented on how gasses the D-line looked in the 1st quarter. (you do remember the short week right, the one where Romo didn't even practice)

3. I said the obvious about Romo, to quote you, only a blind man wouldn't have seen he was having problems. I think with rest this week Tony will turn things around. Maybe they are saying the same thing on ESPN, Sorry I don't watch ESPN.

4.Yes I'm hanging my hat on an 8-4 defense, one that does need to get some injured players back. I'll not start predicting ridiculous losses, when this team is still in the running. Plus your attack an anger is misguided, I'm still a Cowboys fan who is predicting a win.
BevoMav

Hawk nailed it. This team can't play against a 3-4 defense, and the coaches aren't smart enough to make adjustments.

This past week with all the runs against a stacked line showed how these coaches haven't a clue.

Red Jesus should be fired but instead Jerry is signing him to a a long term deal.
Hawk

BevoMav wrote:
Hawk nailed it. This team can't play against a 3-4 defense, and the coaches aren't smart enough to make adjustments.

This past week with all the runs against a stacked line showed how these coaches haven't a clue.

Red Jesus should be fired but instead Jerry is signing him to a a long term deal.


You have 2 Tampa2 defenses squaring off against each other. But neither DC put this defense in and both have made changes, so we can just call them high bred 4-3

I think all good fans are waiting for the end. We just can't help ourselves with all the years of disappointments. Even though we look to have been having a good year at 8-4? Well we all have to be honest, luck has been somewhat on our side in many ways.

I still believe in the process, Garrett convinced JJ we need to build and it will take time. There are just not quick fixes, and yes you are dealing with a really young bunch right now.

If I'm an old vet DL or OL player when I see the Cowboys, I'm going to do my best to school these youngsters. Plus there is no other team that excites the NFL more than the Cowboys. Doesn't matter every team brings their A game against us.

People can talk about how bad the Bears are, but hey they have some very good players on their offense also. You can bet they will try and run against a defense who has not been stopping the run.

We can lose this and the season won't be over, but it sure will feel as though it is. As for Garrett being fired or signing a long term deal. I don't get why fans don't understand, Garrett is not locked into even staying here.

People can ridicule him all they want, but I can see a bidding war for him when the season ends. Right now there is no guarantee on either side Garrett remains with Dallas.
Hawk

By Mike Fisher
IRVING - Quarterback Tony Romo and Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith are both back in action at practice Monday at Valley Ranch. But 105.3 The Fan has learned of another piece of news that the Cowboys hope will impact the Thursday night outcome in Chicago against the Bears:
Dallas is shuffling around defensive linemen, with Josh Brent a factor for the first time all season.

Sources tell me that Brent, on scout team for each of the last two weeks and therefore scratched from each of the last two games, is being elevated to second-team 1-tech defensive tackle this week behind Nick Hayden. But that doesn’t jump him over incumbent second-teamer Terrell McClain; McClain is getting snaps at the 3-tech this week behind starter Tyrone Crawford.

And where does that leave former Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton, a Pro Bowler during his time in Chicago? He’s getting a lot of snaps, I’m told, at defensive end — all of this a part of Dallas defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli (himself a former Bears assistant) trying to put assorted D-linemen in positions to succeed.

Hayden, Brent and McClain inside could help clog the Matt Forte-led Chicago running game. And Melton outside could light a fire under Dallas’ unproductive pass rush.

Those are the hopes, anyway, along with Romo overcoming a loss to the Eagles in which he had his worst QB rating in the last 80 games, and along with Smith overcoming the stomach flu.

Safety Jeff Heath (fractured right thumb), cornerback Tyler Patmon (sprained left knee) and linebacker Dekoda Watson (strained hamstring) also didn’t practice in the frigid DFW weather on Monday, conditions coach Jason Garrett hopes will prepare his team for what figures to be a freezing cold night in Chicago.
Nightrider

This one really had me laughing:

Posted by Michael David Smith on December 2, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett will face his original team when the Cowboys come to town on Thursday night, and one of Bennett’s teammates says that Bennett can show Dallas just how great a player it let get away.

Marshall told Dallas reporters on a conference call that Bennett is the NFL’s best tight end, and the Cowboys were foolish to let him leave.

“I don’t know why you guys let this boy go,” Marshall said. “He’s the best tight end in the league. Y’all been watching him? Freaking maniac. Nobody can tackle him.”

Cowboys fans would say that not only is Bennett not the best tight end in the NFL, but that he was never even the best tight end in Dallas, with Jason Witten on the team. Bennett now says he was limited by playing with Witten.

“I didn’t have room to be myself,” Bennett said. “They always told me, ‘Do it like Witten. Be like Witten.’ I think they had a guy who played tight end the right way and they wanted me to do it exactly like him. But really if you try to imitate someone else, you can never really be who you are. Being a young player coming out of college — turning 21 after the draft and trying to change everything up to be like someone else – that’s just not the way to go in anything in life. Dr. Seuss said, ‘No one can be ‘youer’ than you.’”

Bennett will have an opportunity to show the Cowboys exactly who he is on Thursday.
BevoMav

Nightrider wrote:
This one really had me laughing:

Posted by Michael David Smith on December 2, 2014, 7:06 AM EST

Bears tight end Martellus Bennett will face his original team when the Cowboys come to town on Thursday night, and one of Bennett’s teammates says that Bennett can show Dallas just how great a player it let get away.

Marshall told Dallas reporters on a conference call that Bennett is the NFL’s best tight end, and the Cowboys were foolish to let him leave.

“I don’t know why you guys let this boy go,” Marshall said. “He’s the best tight end in the league. Y’all been watching him? Freaking maniac. Nobody can tackle him.”

Cowboys fans would say that not only is Bennett not the best tight end in the NFL, but that he was never even the best tight end in Dallas, with Jason Witten on the team. Bennett now says he was limited by playing with Witten.

“I didn’t have room to be myself,” Bennett said. “They always told me, ‘Do it like Witten. Be like Witten.’ I think they had a guy who played tight end the right way and they wanted me to do it exactly like him. But really if you try to imitate someone else, you can never really be who you are. Being a young player coming out of college — turning 21 after the draft and trying to change everything up to be like someone else – that’s just not the way to go in anything in life. Dr. Seuss said, ‘No one can be ‘youer’ than you.’”

Bennett will have an opportunity to show the Cowboys exactly who he is on Thursday.


Bennett didn't want to be a quality tight end here. He wanted to party and be Marty B. He also led the league in dropped passes and was in general a douche.

He seems to have matured and become a good tight end but the best in the NFL is more Chicago Bear hype. That's all they are is hype. Marshall is the same. He was a guy who had all this talent but wasted it on being a douche as well.

Put them all in a box with J, call me Jeremiah, Ratliff. Three douche bags make a set.
LoneStar

yep Marty B the rock star, what a joke. How soon people forget, this guy was sent home early on for being a dough bag in Chicago this year.

I have to admit, don't know how he has been doing, but have really not heard a word about him until now.

I'm riding with the boys to win this one, back on track jack!!!!!!!!!!

occasion5
zigomanis18

Bevo man, I have to say, you are even more pessimistic than I am  !  LOL! but seriously, The defense has been masked all year and I think the Redskins several weeks ago exposed it ( With a third stringer !)

I do think the boys can run against an equally as bad defense in Chicago. And I think Romo is better than Cutler. So, for this week, I'll go with the boys in a close one....34-27

Dallas, the last 2 weeks have had absolutely no defense to start both games. They CANNOT do that Thursday. Chicago is not a great team, but at home on national TV they will win if the Defense dissapears for the first half like it recently has done. At LEAST keep the game close and let the offense win it.
I am tired of everyone bashing Romo. He has engineered more 4th quarter comebacks than most QBs in the game today. Look how bad we looked without him against the Cardinals? This Romo's first bad performance of the year ( ok maybe game 1 as well . But the whole team was horrible. The guy is one man people.
BevoMav

zigomanis18 wrote:
Bevo man, I have to say, you are even more pessimistic than I am  !  LOL! but seriously, The defense has been masked all year and I think the Redskins several weeks ago exposed it ( With a third stringer !)

I do think the boys can run against an equally as bad defense in Chicago. And I think Romo is better than Cutler. So, for this week, I'll go with the boys in a close one....34-27

Dallas, the last 2 weeks have had absolutely no defense to start both games. They CANNOT do that Thursday. Chicago is not a great team, but at home on national TV they will win if the Defense dissapears for the first half like it recently has done. At LEAST keep the game close and let the offense win it.
I am tired of everyone bashing Romo. He has engineered more 4th quarter comebacks than most QBs in the game today. Look how bad we looked without him against the Cardinals? This Romo's first bad performance of the year ( ok maybe game 1 as well . But the whole team was horrible. The guy is one man people.


That's the problem. Last year Murry went for a 146 yards and Romo threw 3 td passes and no picks. They lost 45-28

The issue I have is always the same. The defense is graded on a curve and the offense gets trashed because they can't cover up for this defense.

What changed was the NY game. The Giants would have won the game if not for a horrible pass to a wide open receiver. It was picked by the Wilcox and the Cowboys later scored. That was in the fourth. If Eli hits that wide open receiver, the Giants are up by 11. Instead Dallas scores to go up by 4 and the game is over.

This defense has lost it's confidence and the coaches continue to play zone. We are getting killed in it and like someone mentioned earlier, when they went man to man they did better.

Coaching is a huge problem for this team.
zigomanis18

Bevo Man...I totally agree. This defense has consistently failed at year's end for a number of years now. I think they surprised folks early in the year but there are no surprises anymore.

I really hope they can pull it together Thursday. As much as I like Aikman I had to totally disagree when he stated that the Cowboys were one of the best teams in the NFC. They are not....at least on the defensive side of the ball. Imagine if they make the playoffs and have to travel to Green Bay?  What a joke that would be!
El Kabong

zigomanis18 wrote:
Bevo Man...I totally agree. This defense has consistently failed at year's end for a number of years now. I think they surprised folks early in the year but there are no surprises anymore.

I really hope they can pull it together Thursday. As much as I like Aikman I had to totally disagree when he stated that the Cowboys were one of the best teams in the NFC. They are not....at least on the defensive side of the ball. Imagine if they make the playoffs and have to travel to Green Bay?  What a joke that would be!


I've seen you mention GB more than once, hell the Lions may be playing their 3rd string QB, but GB is nothing special.

Hell Philly has a record that matches GB's. The Lions could push your boys into the wild card. Lots of football left in this season.

We are showing a new D-Line this week, again wait and see. D-Law will probably not play again. Melton will be the man to watch this week.
BevoMav

El Kabong wrote:
zigomanis18 wrote:
Bevo Man...I totally agree. This defense has consistently failed at year's end for a number of years now. I think they surprised folks early in the year but there are no surprises anymore.

I really hope they can pull it together Thursday. As much as I like Aikman I had to totally disagree when he stated that the Cowboys were one of the best teams in the NFC. They are not....at least on the defensive side of the ball. Imagine if they make the playoffs and have to travel to Green Bay?  What a joke that would be!


I've seen you mention GB more than once, hell the Lions may be playing their 3rd string QB, but GB is nothing special.

Hell Philly has a record that matches GB's. The Lions could push your boys into the wild card. Lots of football left in this season.

We are showing a new D-Line this week, again wait and see. D-Law will probably not play again. Melton will be the man to watch this week.


We need to get back the team that beat Seattle in Seattle. If we can win there we can win anywhere.
BluenSilver4evr

The dreaded Dec., where i actually thought we would really excel this year. Hey we may just do that, all these big young guys should still be ready to go.

Melton starting at DE, is he fast enough on the edge to cause a problem?

Tony Romo be Tony Romo, he has the power to change any play. 8 men in the box, its time to start throwing the ball. This team has the weapons, now lets start using them at the right time.

Big ol wide body Brent should be able to slow down the run,but don't expect any pass rush from this fat boy.
Hawk

BluenSilver4evr wrote:
The dreaded Dec., where i actually thought we would really excel this year. Hey we may just do that, all these big young guys should still be ready to go.

Melton starting at DE, is he fast enough on the edge to cause a problem?

Tony Romo be Tony Romo, he has the power to change any play. 8 men in the box, its time to start throwing the ball. This team has the weapons, now lets start using them at the right time.

Big ol wide body Brent should be able to slow down the run,but don't expect any pass rush from this fat boy.


Some of what you said made me smile. But lets take a look at Marrinelli, he has been plugging guys in all over the D-line this year.

Nobody will be starting in a position he hasn't already played. Will it make us better, hell ya, he didn't have to call guys off the couch so far.
BevoMav

The Cowboys ran the ball on 13 first down plays. They put themselves in a hole they could never crawl out of. This game it's time for Romo to win the game.

To do that Witten and Dez need to be involved in the passing game. Murry will be involved as well. A short pass is as good as a hand off.

The difference in the game is going to be pass rush. One of these teams is going to put pressure on the QB. If it's Dallas they win. Simple as that.

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The above before the Bears game..This after.

Well I showed again I haven't a clue, but I have one thing down. Murry is a robot. The guy never tires. He touched the ball 41 times and was fresh as Hawk after a bubble bath.

Cowboys won and did anyone hear Romo interview on NFL network. He said he made some bad decisions in preparation for the Eagles game. He also said it is the only game this year he didn't get a shot before the game and his back never loosened up. He said it got stiffer as the game progressed.

He went on to criticize the league for having them play on Sunday night in NY. They got home at 6 am and had to be back at 2 pm for practice. Said it was ridiculous.
LoneStar

Bevo lots of people picked the bears not just you, even though your prediction was awful cyclops_ani

I can see why Scandrick was pissed off towards the end of the game. The Cowboys went to a totally vanilla defense. I do think the coaching staff hangs these guys out to dry when its obvious we are going to win.

I'm still waiting to hear why Bryant was yelling the whole 4th quarter. At the end of the game players had to separate him from the receiver coach.
Nightrider

Posted by Darin Gantt on December 5, 2014, 5:47 AM EST
Tony Romo

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been telling us for weeks his back is more or less fine.

What he didn’t tell us, until last night, was that he’s had a broken rib for most of the last two months as well.

Via Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, Romo said he’s not sure when he suffered the injury, either Sept. 21 against the Rams or Oct. 5 against the Saints. While that might seem extreme, Romo has also played with a broken rib and a punctured lung.

“It’ll be nice when it’s just about the back [surgery] instead of all the other junk,” Romo said.

He said his back is all but healed, and the ribs are feeling better now. He looked much better last night in beating the Bears than his short-week struggles against the Eagles.

“I took a [pain-killing] shot this week,” Romo said. “I didn’t last week in the Eagles game, and that was a poor decision I think.”

If Romo’s trying to up his tough-guy credentials, that’s probably not necessary any more. But the fact he’s dealing with multiple injuries explains why he’s looked so careful about the back problem.
Desperado

One thing I like about this place, is no trolls, and some old friends.

But I made dinner for a few, sorry nothing special...Haha


BevoMav

LoneStar wrote:
Bevo lots of people picked the bears not just you, even though your prediction was awful cyclops_ani

I can see why Scandrick was pissed off towards the end of the game. The Cowboys went to a totally vanilla defense. I do think the coaching staff hangs these guys out to dry when its obvious we are going to win.

I'm still waiting to hear why Bryant was yelling the whole 4th quarter. At the end of the game players had to separate him from the receiver coach.


Okay I never picked the Bears to win. I had concerns but never picked them and if I did I changed my mind before kickoff.  bom

On Dez rant. Turns out he was not ranting about himself, he wanted to keep the troups fired up so there would be no let downs. Turns out he had a reason to be concerned. If Cutler completes the last pass instead of throwing a pick, it's a 6 point game.

First I have heard of the rib issue. Good get on that one.

One funny thing. Last night as I am every Cowboys game I was on Twitter...@beevomav ... and some guy was whinning that Romo was throwing some bad passes and missing wide open recievers. The guy ends up going 12-26 and that amounts to 5 misses..

Before the game I caught ESPN talking of the game and they compared Cutler and Romo like there were the same guy? That place is where folks that have nothing go to expound on there nothingness.
zigomanis18

Despite the Bears late game surge, the Boys overall played just as they needed. Romo was near perfect at 22-16 with 3 TD's and 0 INT. The running game was fantastic .

I am not surprised they won this game....it's from here on I am concerned.
If this team is going to make ANY real noise in the playoffs, it' starts next Sunday.

If this team can make the playoffs and win 1 playoff game, this will be a GREAT successful season in my eyes.

One thing I do not get...Before last night, the Cowboys were on the outside looking in for the playoffs. How could that be?  Besides the 4 division winners, the next 3 teams were the Cowboys ( 8-4 ) the Seahawks ( 8-4 ) and the Lions ( 8-4 ). How would Dallas be the team out since they BEAT Seattle? Since when did head to head not be the number one tie breaker?
zigomanis18

One last thing....

The team STILL has no pass rush. no sacks last night. Only 19 sacks all year.
That's not enough. Dallas better get some sort of pressure next week against Sanchez or they will not have a chance.
BevoMav

zigomanis18 wrote:
Despite the Bears late game surge, the Boys overall played just as they needed. Romo was near perfect at 22-16 with 3 TD's and 0 INT. The running game was fantastic .

I am not surprised they won this game....it's from here on I am concerned.
If this team is going to make ANY real noise in the playoffs, it' starts next Sunday.

If this team can make the playoffs and win 1 playoff game, this will be a GREAT successful season in my eyes.

One thing I do not get...Before last night, the Cowboys were on the outside looking in for the playoffs. How could that be?  Besides the 4 division winners, the next 3 teams were the Cowboys ( 8-4 ) the Seahawks ( 8-4 ) and the Lions ( 8-4 ). How would Dallas be the team out since they BEAT Seattle? Since when did head to head not be the number one tie breaker?


In a three way tie the tie breaker is Conference win loss percentage. Dallas has lost four games and all are in the NFC with two being in our division.

It's also why we lose all tie breakers with the Eagles. If the Eagles beat the Seahawks Sunday, they pretty much sew up the East, even if they lose to Dallas. No way they lose to the Giants or Redskins.
Hawk

Bevo is correct, the funny thing and maybe not funny. Is if the Eagles beat Seattle then we are the wildcard at that moment.
Nightrider

IRVING, Texas -- The NFL is investigating why Tony Romo has not been on the Dallas Cowboys' injury report with a rib injury the quarterback claimed he has played with for nearly two months, league spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed to ESPN.

Romo said after Thursday night's 41-28 win against the Chicago Bears that he was playing with a broken rib. However, multiple sources say Romo misspoke and that he had torn rib cartilage, not a break.

The quarterback said he was unsure when he suffered the rib injury, but a source said it came when he took a big hit from Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner in the first series of the Cowboys' 30-23 win Oct. 12. Romo did not miss a snap in that game.

According to the NFL's injury report policy, "All players with significant or noteworthy injuries must be listed on the report, even if the player takes all the reps in practice, and even if the team is certain that he will play in the upcoming game."

A team is subject to a fine if the league finds it did not comply with its injury report rules. In 2009, the New York Jets were assessed $125,000 in fines for failing to put quarterback Brett Favre on the injury report after he revealed he played the final month of the 2008 season with a torn biceps tendon.

Romo has been listed on the injury report all season because of his back.

Romo has had this kind of rib injury before, suffering it in the 2008 season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles. He played through a broken rib and punctured lung suffered in a Week 2 win against the San Francisco 49ers in 2011.

Romo's health has been a talking point the entire season. He had back surgery last December to repair a herniated disk and missed the final game of the season. He was limited throughout the offseason and in training camp. After the second game of the regular season, he altered his practice schedule, sitting out of Wednesdays in full weeks of preparation to build his core strength and rehab.

On Oct. 27, against the Washington Redskins, he suffered two transverse process fractures that kept him out of one game, a Nov. 2 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

He said after the win over the Bears that the fractures are all but healed and also said the ribs were feeling a lot better, too.

"It'll be nice when it's just about the back [surgery] instead of all the other junk," Romo said.

Romo wears extra protection for his ribs and has a longer-than-normal plate to protect his surgically repaired back. He has 10 days to prepare for the Cowboys' next game, which is Dec. 14 at Lincoln Financial Field against the Eagles.
zigomanis18

Well, that's a newer thing. In the old days, actually not that long ago...HEAD to HEAD was the main tie breaker. ...as it should be.  Should that not be the number one measuring stick...beating the team that is your competition?
BevoMav

The way to combat the issue with Romo is to put him on the injury list every week. That's what the Pats do with Brady.
Hawk

zigomanis18 wrote:
Well, that's a newer thing. In the old days, actually not that long ago...HEAD to HEAD was the main tie breaker. ...as it should be.  Should that not be the number one measuring stick...beating the team that is your competition?


 Probably will be a moot point by the end of the season.
Hawk

BevoMav wrote:
The way to combat the issue with Romo is to put him on the injury list every week. That's what the Pats do with Brady.



Just something else for the Comish to whine about.
BluenSilver4evr

zigomanis18 wrote:
Well, that's a newer thing. In the old days, actually not that long ago...HEAD to HEAD was the main tie breaker. ...as it should be.  Should that not be the number one measuring stick...beating the team that is your competition?


I think what you really need to answer here, is who do you root for today?
zigomanis18

DEFINITELY Seattle...who just won..

Dallas NOW has the chance for a division championship.  No excuses. THey control their own destiny.

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