As you may or may not know, the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys staged an ugly, but intense Monday Night Football game that ended with Dallas winning on six field goals. The Cowboys won this game despite some hilarious missed snaps between center Phil Costa and heroic, gritty quarterback Tony Romo. Afterwards, they decided to complain about the Redskins violating some sort of snap count rule.
Well, more like some media members who follow the team complained. Or, more like they noted it in a story and stretched a Cowboys' player's quote to make it work. Here's ESPN Dallas' Calvin Watkins, quoting Romo.
"We've got to get the snap thing worked out," Romo said after the game. "Costa said the D-line kept calling out the snap count. We'll get that worked out. We'll tell the league and see if that's something that can be fixed because you're not supposed to be able to do that. So we'll see. But we can't have that happen. We shouldn't have been in that situation."
Watkins and others inferred that former Cowboys lineman Stephen Bowen may have been the person who led the charge for Washington. Except, Costa then went on an ESPN Dallas radio show and said it wasn't Bowen.
"Bowen, he wasn’t really doing it," Costa said. "We’re doing the snap count and we’re hearing the D-line barking a little bit, and either way, you know, it’s on me."
He then proceeded to say it was on him a few more times, and then a few more times. Real scandalous story, you guys!