Amani Toomer had some very interesting comments when comparing Eli Manning and Tony Romo.
With a significant amount of attention again being paid to retired New York Giants running back Tiki Barber in recent days, it was actually his former teammate, wide receiver Amani Toomer, who stole the show on Thursday. While appearing on Sirius XM radio, Toomer said he believes Dallas Cowboys signal caller Tony Romo is a better quarterback than Eli Manning.
“Tony Romo is probably the best quarterback in the NFC East,” Toomer said. “When you talk about consistency … that guy can play. He’s a top upper-echelon quarterback.”
Take a moment and allow that to sink in.
If fans are unable to forgive Barber, who has since taken a step back and praised Manning, the reaction to Toomer’s latest comments are sure to be drastically worse. And given Eli’s tremendous success in clutch situations compared to Romo’s routine failures when facing the same pressures, it’s hard to understand Toomer’s logic … or lack