Tony Romo was gutsy last Sunday in San Francisco, but because the Cowboys lost he wasn't heroic.
Jason Garrett should be fired for his insane 3rd-and-2 play call in the final minute that led to the loss to the 49ers.
Dan Bailey might be a former NFL kicker.
Jesse Holley is just a guy who made a couple of innocuous NFL catches.
Miles Austin is not only hurt, but the target of this week's avalanche of criticism for fumbling at crunch time.
And your Cowboys are 0-2, headed nowhere fast.
That's what we were staring at if things had gone only slightly different in Candlestick Park. Instead, a fumbled football apparently turned invisible long enough for the Cowboys to escape and the inverse to occur.
Romo is a gritty hero that rallied to his team from 10 points down in the 4th quarter. Bailey has a job thanks to two clutch field goals. Holley is a rising star who caught the 77-yard game-winning-setter-upper. And the Cowboys are 1-1 entering their home opener.
Austin (hamstring) is no-go for Monday. Romo (punctured lung and all) is expected to play. Terence Newman Tweeted that "I'm back." And we'll have to see about Dez Bryant, but I'd expect to see him in Cowboys Stadium against the Redskins.
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