The entire football watching world has been pretty adept at boiling down the entire Cowboys season thus far to the play of Tony Romo.
We'd argue against it, but we've partaken in the game and it will remain a fun one so long as Romo says things like "You have to minimize turnovers in key situations" during conference calls. That's sorta like Custer saying that you have to minimize losses in key battles, isn't it?
At any rate, the Romo focus has taken the spotlight away from some of the other Cowboys who have contributed to the 2-2 start. Tyron Smith hasn't gotten enough love for the start to his NFL career and DeMarcus Ware can't ever be praised enough for the job he does defensively for the Cowboys.
On the flip side, no player has benefitted more from Romowatch than Doug Free. Usually players who sign big new contracts and promptly fall flat on their faces become bright shiny beacons for criticism, but Free has mostly avoided the glare through the ...