Eagles torch Cowboys in Tony Romo’s return

Zach Ertz exploded for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the season finale as the Philadelphia Eagles (7-9) bested the Dallas Cowboys (13-3) 27-13. Here is what you need to know.

1. Tony Romo looked great in his first regular-season action in more than a year. The veteran briefly replaced Dak Prescott in the second quarter. Romo took two deep shots (one earned a DPI) and displayed his trademark darts over the middle, going 3-of-4 passing for 29 yards and a TD toss in one drive. There was no rust on the 36-year-old quarterback. Romo’s trade stock couldn’t be higher — Yay! Look forward to months of Romo rumors.

On the negative side, Dallas can’t be thrilled watching Mark Sanchez toss two first-half interceptions (he had a 0.0 QB rating at halftime). If Romo moves on — like we all expect — the Cowboys might be in the market for a backup this offseason (again).

2. Carson Wentz‘s finale was a microcosm of his rookie season. The quarterback came out firing, completing his first five passes. Then he sputtered, missing receivers high and wide. Wentz was under siege all…