Originally written September 17, 2013 on PPR Fantasy Football:
Two weeks in the books for your Dallas Cowboys and the record now stands at 1-1. The pessimist in me says that is where a team led by the perpetually .500 Jason Garrett and Tony Romo ought to be. The optimist says it is only week two and the Cowboys are in a two-way tie for first place in the woeful NFC East. The realist in me put yesterday’s Cowboys in the court of personal opinion and came away thinking that Tony Romo looks more conservative than ever. He seems to be taking fewer chances. Some would say that is a good thing, but I am not so sure. One reason Romo is such a lightning rod among fans is that he has the penchant for making the spectacular, jaw-dropping play one minute and the game-ending mistake the next. Romo has always been a high-risk, high reward quarterback, ala Brett Favre. He has always had the uncanny ability to escape imminent danger, discourage voracious pass rushers and find open receivers downfield. He has been the master of the improbable. Now that he is b...
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