Originally posted on Blue Star  |  Last updated 10/3/11
With the Tony Romo critics of the world armed with a fresh, new pocket full of ammo this morning, following a three-interception performance from Romo and a record-setting Cowboys collapse, the Dallas quarterback is getting some love from the DFW sports world’s darling for the last three months or so, Dirk Nowitzki. Nowitzki, or @swish41, who led the Mavericks to an NBA Title back in June, offered Romo some encouragement on Twitter today, via ESPN Dallas: Dear tony romo. Don't worry abt all the critics. I heard that same garbage for a long time. Keep working hard/keep improving Like Romo, Nowitzki is the face of a franchise in Dallas; unlike Romo, Nowitzki isn’t all that polarizing of a figure--nor has he ever been, really, even before leading the Mavs over the Heat this summer. This isn’t to say that Nowitzki’s ability to lead a team to the top of the NBA mountain wasn’t questioned, because it was. But it’s safe to say that Mavericks fans aren’t as uniformly diehard as are Cowb...
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