Tony Romo symbolizes new Cowboys

Jason Garrett has instilled toughness in team, and his QB sets perfect example

Updated: September 27, 2011, 8:06 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jason Garrett provided the mindset. Tony Romo delivered the game-winning drive.

You don't have to look any further than that for the biggest difference between these Dallas Cowboys and the mentally fragile group that shamed the star last season.

It begins with Garrett, who refused to allow his team to use its plethora of injuries as an excuse to have a lavish pity party.

Tony Romo, who needed two pain-killing injections before the game because he's playing ...

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