Cowboys haters love to point out that Tony Romo doesn't perform well on the big stage. His signature moment in this regard was the fumbled hold on a field goal attempt that would have beaten the Seattle Seahawks in the 2006 playoffs. For all the wins and successes he has had as a young quarterback, he has nothing to show for it.
So it should surprise no one that, as I type this, the Cowboys are down 34-3 to the Philadelphia Eagles. The latest score came off a Romo fumble that was returned by Chris Clemons 73 yards for a touchdown.
Earlier in the game, the Cowboys were driving towards midfield when Romo threw an interception. Philadelphia would capitalize on the turnover by scoring a touchdown and building a 24-3 lead.
This is a virtual playoff game as the winner will face Minnesota next week in the wild card round of the playoffs.
As I type this, Romo is 13-for-24 for 91 yards with no touchdowns and two turnovers.
UPDATE: Thanks to a Marion Barber fumble, the Eagles now lead 41-3
UPDATE II: Romo turns the ball over for the third time. He has the ball stripped as he scrambled for a first down.
UPDATE III: The Cowboys have lost, 44-6. Romo's stat line: 21-of-39 passing, 183 yards passing, 11 yards rushing and three turnovers. Enjoy your winter vacation!