George: Dallas Cowboys have emerged as a model — of mediocrity

Romo isn't the problem on the Cowboys. But to say his big-game disappointments represent too small a sample in his career, well, I just can't make that alibi anymore. The man turns 33 in April. How many more seasons

The Cowboys are lucky in that their skill position players, for the most part, have great hands. The team struggled with dropped passes at times during the 2012 season, but a lot of that had to do with Jason Witten's slow start

Michael Ainsworth/Staff Photographer. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) reacts an the bench after he threw an interception during the second half of play at FedEx Field in Landover, MD on Dec 30, 2012.

While it would not be cap prohibitive to cut Austin, the Cowboys do not have a receiver ready to replace him, and it would be hard to find a guy who can play outside and inside the way he does. Like everybody else on the roster, 2013 will be a key year

IRVING, Texas — Cowboys center Phil Costa underwent surgery last week to repair ligament damage in his right ankle. Costa suffered a dislocated ankle in the second quarter of a win over Carolina on Oct. 21. He was inactive for the next six weeks, but