In the NFL, a win is a win regardless of who it’s against. If you beat the Broncos, to me it’s just the same as beating the Vikings, who were 1-6 at the time. At the end of the year, they will add them all up, and if you’ve won enough, you get to keep playing. If you haven't, you’re probably looking for a new coach.
Today was a victory for the Cowboys, but it also could have been a loss, and it wasn't because of the quarterback, who wouldn't allow it to happen.
Offensive coordinator Bill Callahan made the decision very early in this game that he was going to put the outcome in Romo's hands for him to win or lose. Whether it was the way the Vikings were playing run defense or Callahan had seen something in the way that their secondary was performing, he continued to ask Romo to make plays for him by throwing the ball.
What this Cowboys offense has proven the last several weeks is that it is never easy, but on that final game-clinching drive, it gave us the appearance of what we thought it should be. When the protection is there (and there were times it wasn't), this quarterback can still make plays.
Adrian Peterson rushed the ball for 140 yards on 25 carries, which in itself was expected. What wasn't expected was 52 of those yards came on just one carry, which means on the other 24 carries, Peterson only had 88 yards.
Peterson was largely held in check by the Cowboys defensive line, but the real tip of the cap needs to go in the direction of
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With Webb, you have a talented player, but one without a great deal of experience, and on Sunday, it showed. This week, the coaches will correct his mistakes and he will get more reps in practice because next week is an even better challenge.