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Got It Done

by Deborah Horton (writer), Montana, October 18, 2010

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Tony Romo

The Vikings and Cowboys both needed a win yesterday, but only the Cowboys got it done.

In a game of must wins and too many similarities, the Vikings special teams found a way to get it done. Favre had yet another mediocre performance and Romo, despite throwing 3 TDs still put up 2 interceptions. This game was won despite the quarterback on one side and because of the QB on the other.

Favre continued his mediocre play with a 14 for 19, 118 yard 1 TD and 1 INT effort. He did not look good again and even with the addition of Moss, he just couldn't throw the ball well at all. Moss had a total of 5 catches for 55 yards and no TDs. All of the receivers had anemic numbers. Adrian Peterson was able to run for 73 yards and 1 TD on 24 rushing attempts. Percy Harvin who contributed little in the passing game, was a huge factor on kickoff returns and his return of 85 yards sparked the Vikings second half.

Romo on the other hand threw for 220 yards and 3 TDs, but he lofted up 3 interceptions. The running game was still all but nonexistent for the Cowboys. Roy Williams had 2 TDs and Dez Bryant who finally got some play had 1 TD. The Cowboys controlled almost every game stat, total yards, receiving yards, time of possession and yet they still cannot get the win.

The Cowboys are now 1-4 and in the cellar of the NFC East. The Vikings move to 2-3 and are in 3rd place in the NFC North. The Cowboys have the Giants next and the Vikings get the Packers. The Giants are on a winning roll while the Packers are struggling just a bit. The Cowboys could go down 1-5 and their season would be all but done. The Vikings have a chance to pull out a win vs the Packers, a chance. After yesterday's game, most people will be saying that the Cowboys can't get it done and the Vikings are still in the game.

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By Deborah Horton on October 18, 2010 at 02:01 pm

I thought the Skins might pull it out! Dallas is just plain pathetic. I have no hope for them at this point. My Falcons lost very badly but the Patriots won so it balanced out :) We do need to watch a game together!

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By Paul Wylie on October 19, 2010 at 09:23 am

Deborah, once again the Cowboys messed up my fantasy team. Once again, they cost me a matchup I knew I had in the bag. Even with Roy Williams' 2 TD's, it wasn't enough to push me over the top due to Romo's interceptions.

Eli Manning is now my starting quarterback. Maybe I can salvage something out of the season yet...... :)

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