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Sunday, December 20, 2009
Cowboys rapid-fire observations

By Dan Graziano

DeMarcus Ware
DeMarcus Ware's return to the lineup had a huge impact on the Cowboys and Drew Brees.
Just when you thought Wade Phillips and the Cowboys were pretty much done, they go out and hand the Saints their first loss of the season. And as much as we've bragged about Drew Brees this season, Tony Romo was the best quarterback on the field in the Cowboys' 24-17 win. Romo was 22-of-34 for 312 yards and a touchdown. And he used his legs to extend important drives. He has been heavily criticized for his record in December, but this was the signature win that a lot of folks have been waiting on. Here are a few quick-hitting observations on the Cowboys' win in the Big Easy: