Tony Romo tried to call a timeout

Updated: November 21, 2011, 1:56 PM ET
By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

LANDOVER, Md. -- The Dallas Cowboys came dangerously close to turning Dan Bailey's 39-yard game winning field goal try into a 54-yard attempt against the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

With the play clock running down on third down and the field goal team on the field, holder Tony Romo signaled for a timeout the Cowboys did not have. Fortunately, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan was granted a timeout a tick earlier to attempt to ice Bailey.

Had the Cowboys been granted a timeout, ...

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