Originally written on The Landry Hat  |  Last updated 10/2/11

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys during the 2010 NFC wild-card playoff game at Cowboys Stadium on January 9, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Many people will read the title of this article and believe the question being asked is whether Tony Romo should have been benched after throwing 3 interceptions.  That is not the case.  With the Cowboys going up over the Detroit Lions by 24 points in the 3rd quarter and with Romo still nursing injured ribs, why wasn’t Romo given a congratulatory seat on the sideline?  Wins and losses hinge on Romo’s performance, but also on his ability to go out onto the field and create something from nothing.  If Romo is not available because he was knocked out of the game (while it was a blowout), shouldn’t it be asked… “Why was Romo still in the game?”  With the ferocious Suh and Co. bearing down and getting closer to Romo on every play, with a youthful and inexperienced offensive line, with the defense having complete control over the Lions offense, and with a competent backup veteran quarterback in Jon Kitna… it seems like a fair question. … [visit site to read more]Should Romo Have Been Bench
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