Romo back, Stafford seek playoff win in NFC Wildcard game
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Burlington, Wisconsin-native Tony Romo’s first playoff game in five years is a second chance for the quarterback on the other side, Detroit’s Matthew Stafford.
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Who knows how many more opportunities there will be for the 34-year-old Romo with the Dallas Cowboys, who have one playoff win since the last time they were anywhere near the Super Bowl nearly 20 years ago.
The Lions? They go into Sunday’s wild-card game at Stafford’s hometown team with just one postseason victory in the Super Bowl era after Stafford lost to New Orleans in his only try three years ago.
“Coach Process” — that’s what Jason Garrett is called sometimes because of his affinity for the word — led the 12 and 4 Cowboys to the NFC East title after three straight 8-8 seasons ended with a loss that kept them out of the playoffs.
Romo was the league’s most efficient quarterback with a boost from NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray, who gained 1,845 yards behind a stout offensive line