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Dekoda Watson

Tony Romo rallies Cowboys past Lions, 24-20

Tony Romo rallies Cowboys past Lions, 24-20

— Face down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child.

Frustrated by a season-ending failure? Far from it. The quarterback was celebrating after giving the Dallas Cowboys the lead in a comeback victory.

Romo threw two touchdown passes to Terrance Williams, the second for the lead late in the fourth quarter, and the Cowboys rallied for a 24-20 NFC wild-card victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday in their first playoff game in five years.

Dallas wiped out an early two-touchdown deficit to advance to a divisional game in Green Bay, their first postseason visit there since losing to the Packers in the so-called Ice Bowl in...