Tonight Tony Romo's like a knuckleball pitcher in a game where his stuff is too good. Ya know?
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He's been too excited. Throwing too hard. Trying to do too much.
But he seems to be settling down and his effectiveness is trending up. His 17-yard strike to Marion Barber -- who beat Eagles' linebacker Stewart Bradley -- was calm, cool and absolutely perfect.
Hate to admit this, but former coach Bill Parcells was right about one thing: Romo needs to work on protecting the ball. Still.
Cowboys 31, Eagles 30.-- Richie Whitt