Pass rush kept Romo out of rhythm

There was nothing the Cowboys quarterback could do to change outcome of game

Updated: January 18, 2010, 11:34 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Fairly or not, the blame for a playoff loss usually falls right on Tony Romo. So did the Minnesota Vikings' ferocious front four on a frequent basis Sunday afternoon.

Unlike in his previous two playoff losses, Romo didn't have a chance to win or lose this game on the Cowboys' last drive. Hope was gone long before then, in large part because of the Vikings' dominant pass rush.

The Cowboys quarterback never really had much of a chance in the 34-3 loss in the problematically ...

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