Since entering the national spotlight, Tony Romo has garnered more criticism than arguably any other NFL player. It's not easy playing in a major media market and inheriting the torch from Hall of Famer (and three-time Super Bowl champion) Troy Aikman.
Romo has learned that the hard way.
However, he does have a few supporters in his corner. In June, tight end Jason Witten declared Romo an "elite" quarterback, capable of competing for a championship.
Now those same sentiments are being echoed by a familiar name in Cowboys lore.
Speaking at PwC-SMU Athletic Forum on Wednesday, former coach Jimmy Johnson gushed about his "love" for Romo, saying the 32-year-old will one day bring a title back to Big D.
“The guy is a great quarterback,” Johnson said, via ESPNDallas.com. “You’ve got to win the ring to get it done. I think Romo can get it done. I love Tony Romo.”
Ironically, these comments come on the same day a new Romo advertisement campaign began. In...