Former seven-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Warren Sapp has taken his fair share of shots at Tony Romo over the last couple of years. As an analyst on the NFL Network, Sapp has used that platform to be critical of the Cowboys quarterback.
But recently, he actually backed the 32-year-old franchise quarterback, choosing to blame last season's .500 record on the Cowboys' defense.
"Tony Romo is a more than capable quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys," Sapp said on the NFL Network's NFL Total Access show. "That defense just has to step up and give him some help."
Sapp even agreed that Romo is one of the most underrated quarterbacks in the league.
Somewhat of a surprising response considering Sapp said on the same show last September that Romo "is not made for the big stage."
Two months before that, Sapp said: "I don't think Romo has the potential to raise his game. We're talking about a guy that's from Eastern Illinois, and when you look at the young man, undrafted in this league and...