Cowboys, Jets Advance
Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez make it look easy in wild-card games
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 9, 2010 6:57 PM CST
Updated Jan 9, 2010 10:29 PM CST
New York Jets running back Shonn Greene runs for a 39-yard touchdown past Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Frostee Rucker.   (David Kohl)
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(Newser) – Dallas won a laugher over Philadelphia, and the Jets took down Cincinnati on the road to advance in the playoffs. Tony Romo (2 TDs, 244 yards) and the Cowboys put up 27 points in the second quarter and cruised to a 34-14 win. Dallas Morning News coverage here. On the schedule Sunday: Ravens-Patriots and Packers-Cardinals.

In the Jets game, QB Mark Sanchez (1 TD, 182 yards) showed no rookie jitters in leading New York to a 24-14 win. He got help from fellow rookie Shonn Greene, who ran for 135 yards, and from Bengals kicker Shayne Graham, who missed two critical second-half field goals. Daily News coverage here.