Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest
By MATT MOSLEY  |  Last updated 7/25/13
The Cowboys have their hearts in the right place in trying to put quarterback Tony Romo in the best position to succeed. They just don't have any clue how to make it happen. They've already given him generational wealth, in part because they've never truly attempted to draft and develop his replacement. The Cowboys have drafted offensive linemen in the first round in two of the past three drafts, which is not a bad idea. But they always seem to neglect key areas of their roster while trying to make Romo more comfortable. Romo put up remarkable numbers in 2011 (31 TDs, 10 INTs) because he wasn't trying to do something remarkable on every possession. Jon Kitna, the backup at the time, explained to me at the time that Romo had realized it was OK to punt the ball away every now and then. But in 2012, the Cowboys' running game was non-existent, and the offensive line was among the worst in the league. Romo was asked to shoulder an enormous load, and he eventually went back to his old w...
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