MNF moments, No. 13: 9 pts in 20 seconds
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had committed six turnovers and the Buffalo Bills were up 24-13 late in the game when it all came unraveled for Buffalo.
The Cowboys scored nine points in the final 20 seconds, capped off by Nick Folk’s 53-yard field goal as time expired.
The field goal was made possible by an onside kick recovery following a 4-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Crayton. The two-point pass conversion failed following Crayton’s TD.
Folk’s kickoff bounced over the Bills’ hands team and fell in the grasp of Cowboys tight end/special-teamer Tony Curtis. Despite having no timeouts, Romo completed two of his three attempts to set up the winning field goal.
Romo went 13-of-18 for 108 yards in the fourth quarter after going 16-of-32 with four interceptions in the first three quarters. score mnf