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The Cowboys will host the Redskins in a Sunday night prime time special and hope they have picked themselves up from the heartbreaker against the Broncos last week.  Despite Tony Romo throwing for 506 yards and five touchdowns against the Broncos the focus has been on that interception at the end.  Romo-bashers have had a field day, but for whatever it's worth, take a look at some of the numbers from close games in the final three minutes.. in one-score games in the final three minutes since 2006, Eli Manning has thrown 15 interceptions in 220 pass attempts in that circumstance..

Drew Brees has thrown 13 interceptions during the final three minutes of one-score games in 234 attempts.  Ben Roethlisberger of the Steelers, 13 INT in 249 attempts.  Joe Flacco just seven, but he's only thrown the ball 136 times in that situation..

And Tony Romo?  Just seven interceptions with far and away the most throws.. 272 attempts.  Nothing will make last week's pick go away or make Cowboys fans feel any better, unless they realize Romo has not been as bad as they might  think. and again, playing in the NFC "Least" should keep the playoffs well within reach all season.

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