The Cowboys Outlasted The Bucs And The Game Tape Goes In The Garbage, In Two Gifs

Don't forget this—the moment when a scab ref in a likelihood ruined a touchdown for the Cowboys.

It was a game of booing for fans:

But despite the rancor, two players on opposing teams managed to find love. That's Marcus Spears of the Cowboys and Demar Dotson of the Bucs, getting entangled and extricating themselves, as we all do, in life:

The Cowboys Outlasted The Bucs And The Game Tape Goes In The Garbage, In Two Gifs

A long term issue for the Cowboys reared it's head again: their inability to protect Tony Romo was troubling. Lots of glances over at Kyle Orton to make sure he was ready, especially after this hit from, oh, everybody on the Bucs:

The Cowboys Outlasted The Bucs And The Game Tape Goes In The Garbage, In Two Gifs

Merely eviscerating Tony Romo wouldn't be enough, however, to overcome a 10 of 28 performance from Josh Freeman. The offense simply wasn't there for the Buccaneers, and Greg Schiano couldn't INTENSE them into the endzone. Cowboys win in a disheartening game for both sides. (2-1) Cowboys 16, (1-2) Buccaneers 10.