Hard to believe that Tony Romo has started 100 games. It was seven years ago on a late October evening that the Cowboys fell behind 14-0 to the Carolina Panthers, only to see Romo bring the team from behind in a 35-14 win.
No quarterback in NFL history has completed as many passes or thrown for as many yards as Romo. The Fort Worth Star Telegram has more.
Here’s the list of the most yards in a QB’s first 100 games:
Tony Romo, 27,485
Kurt Warner, 27,441
Dan Marino, 27,274
Peyton Manning, 26,008
Trent Green, 25,108
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Romo threw 2 interceptions against the Eagles on Sunday. It marks just the fifth time that Romo has thrown 2 or more picks in a Dallas win.
The Cowboys’ record in games where Romo has thrown 2 or more picks is 5-15.
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The Cowboys picked off Philadelphia QBs 3 times on Sunday. It marked the 16th time that the Cowboys have recorded at least 3 picks against the Eagles.
The Cowboys’ record in those 16 games is now 13-3.
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The Cowboys committed 12 penalties for 75 yards against the Eagles on Sunday.
The last time the Cowboys committed at least 12 penalties in a game came on November 11, 2012. Against the Eagles. At Lincoln Financial Field.
Thankfully, the Cowboys also won that game, beating the Eagles 38-23.
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The Cowboys are tied for 18th in the league in terms of penalties per game. They have committed 7.0 penalties per game thus far, down from 7.4 in 2012.
However, the team has committed an average of 9.3 penalties during the past 3 games.
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