Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo passes the ball against the Detroit Lions in the second half of the NFL wild card playoff game between the Lions and the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium (Photograph: EPA/LARRY W. SMITH)

Tony Romo engineered a stirring second-half comeback to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a nail-biting 24-20 NFC wildcard win over the Detroit Lions and a t(...)

Carolina Panthers’ Greg Hardy closes in on  Drew Brees (No 9) of the New Orleans Saints during the clash at the America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

The Carolina Panthers, New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals all clinched play-off spots as the National Football League playoff picture came in(...)