IRVING, Texas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo refuted charges by former coach Jimmy Johnson that the team has a country club atmosphere, while also lending support to current coach Jason Garrett.
Johnson, in an interview on The Dan Patrick Show, said Cowboys players are not motivated by the fear of embarrassing their teammates or losing their jobs.
"Where is the fear in Dallas?" Johnson said. "There's no fear in Dallas. It's country club where everybody is buddies."
When asked about Johnson's comments, Romo described a different atmosphere Thursday at the team's Valley Ranch facility.
"All I can speak about is me, the grind and the way it weighs on you when you don't win a football game is enormous," Romo said. "The way you constantly evaluate and think about how to improve and get better and take the next step, it consumes your thoughts. That's really what happens after a loss. I don't know what anybody else feels or thinks."
With his team a disappointing 3-5 and on a two-game ...