FBO: NFC East questions and answers
Originally Published: February 16, 2009By Bill Barnwell | Football Outsiders
With the 2008 season in the books, Football Outsiders is going division by division, applying its unique brand of analysis to one key question for each team. Today: the NFC East. Dallas: Can the Cowboys find Romo a backup? The 2008 Dallas Cowboys had one major flaw; unfortunately for them, it was a problem severe enough to keep them from making the playoffs. Backup quarterback Brad Johnson was a bad fit stylistically for the offense, and when Tony Romo went down with a broken finger, Johnson and the Cowboys' offense could muster only 41 points in three games, including a 34-14 loss to the lowly Rams.
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