After the game, which can be seen again at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday on NFL Network, Romo said he didn't put the ball where he wanted. But Garrett is right that the decision, not the accuracy, was the bigger problem. Of course, the defense was by far biggest issue on a day when the Cowboys gave up 51 points. Romo played fantastic overall, although you wouldn't know it reading articles after the game.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones called the loss a "moral victory." This really happened. Jones also said he understands why Dallas struggled so much against Peyton Manning, and he isn't concerned with defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.
"Knowing my expectations playing Denver and playing Peyton Manning coming in," Jones said ESPNDallas.com. "I'm going to cut him some slack."
Moral victories and the cutting of slack: A Monday Dallas tradition for much of Jones' tenure running the Cowboys.