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Romo's groomsman jump starts Lions' comeback in Dallas

One would think Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and Lions cornerback Bobby Carpenter chummed it up about facing each other this season at some point during Romo's bachelor party.

The two guys developed a good friendship when Carpenter, the Cowboys' first-round draft pick in 2006, played in Dallas. And, you see, their friendship is so tight that Carpenter was a groomsman in Romo's wedding last May.

So imagine how satisfying it is for Carpenter that his pick-six jumpstarted Detroit's 34-30 comeback win Sunday in Dallas -- and his good friend's epic collapse.

"It felt good. I'm not going to lie," said Carpenter told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "It was a great situation. It was a big stage -- Dallas, Texas, and the Cowboys -- and it was an opportunity for us to go 4-0 heading into Monday Night Football [against the Chicago Bears next week]."

It's always nice to get back at your old team -- even better to get one over on your good friend. We wonder if Romo will ask Carpenter to give back the groomsman's gift he bought him this week.

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