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Detmer couldn't help but think of Romo before big kick

Signing Koy Detmer earlier in the week didn't seem like a big deal, until he had to hold for the Eagles' last-second, game-winning field goal, writes Greg Garber.

Updated: January 12, 2007, 3:26 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- A successful field goal, as Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo discovered (and the world with him) late Saturday night, involves an intricate series of nuanced and technical operations.

And as the rain began to descend Sunday on Lincoln Financial Field, Koy Detmer found his thoughts racing -- against his considerable will -- back to Romo, who inexplicably botched the hold of a certain game-winning field goal in Seattle.

"Everybody who holds, you know ...

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