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Tony Romo doesn't say or do anything controversial. He keeps to himself, works hard and goes about his business. Yet, Romo apparently can't catch a break with the fans.
According to a recent Forbes.com story, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback is the seventh most-disliked player in the NFL.
Romo has never served time in prison. He also hasn't stomped on an opposing player or been accused of sexual assault.
And to my knowledge, he's never had a fake girlfriend. (I guess that makes people dislike you.)
Has he thrown a few costly interceptions? Yes. But is that really a reason to dislike the guy?
The top 10 list included seven quarterbacks and was topped by Philadelphia's Michael Vick. Surprisingly, New England's Tom Brady came in one spot behind Romo. (The Brady vote has to be from folks who are simply jealous.)
Here's the top 10: Vick, Manti Te'o, Ndamukong Suh, Ben Roethlisberger, Mark Sanchez, Jay Cutler, Romo, Brady, Carson Palmer and Reggie Bush....
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Tony Romo now owns a record that the likes of Peyton Manning, Tom Brady and Joe Montana do not own. That record is Tony has thrown for more passing yards in 100 career starts than any quarterback in NFL history. SportsCenter @SportsCenter1h Crazy stat of the day: Tony Romo has the most passing yards in NFL […]
Kevin Ogletree was a Dallas Cowboys for his first four NFL seasons in Dallas and knows the Cowboys offense as well as anyone. But three weeks after signing with the Detroit Lions, Ogletree said he still hasn’t been debriefed about his time in Big D. “I always wondered when you go play someone else, who’s […]
Jerry Jones is a character, and you have to respect him. Today in an interview Jones admitted it took him a while to figure out that Romo wasn’t of Italian ancestry. “We couldn’t have a better quarterback,” Jones told Dallas’ KRLD-FM. “We just couldn’t. Bill Parcells and I thought he was Italian. Then we found […]
Dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones believes a Super Bowl ring is the only thing separates quarterback Tony Romo from being considered great. “I completely understand here in Dallas there is a high bar when you look at some of the quarterbacks that we’ve had here and the championships that they’ve won,” Jones said on SiriusXM NFL Radio via For The Win. “I think Tony would...
Hard to believe that Tony Romo has started 100 games. It was seven years ago on a late October evening that the Cowboys fell behind 14-0 to the Carolina Panthers, only to see Romo bring the team from behind in a 35-14 win.
No quarterback in NFL history has completed as many passes or thrown for as many yards as Romo. The Fort Worth Star Telegram has more.
Here’s the list of the...
What a great experience for the Dallas Cowboys. Next year they will get the chance to become more than just America’s team. Today the NFL announced the Cowboys will be heading to London to face the Jacksonville Jaguars. This will be great for Jerry Jones, because you know he will some how prosper from the […]
It's hard to say what rubs people the wrong way about Tony Romo. He hasn't created contract drama, he hasn't been a prima donna quarterback, he hasn't been aloof or unfriendly and he hasn't done anything illegal or had a fake girlfriend.
Yet, none of that has prevented Romo from landing in the top 10 least liked NFL players playing today.
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The internet is abuzz over Tony Romo again. Last Sunday, Romo celebrated his 100th start in professional football with a win against the Philidelphia Eagles and a new NFL record. With 27,485 passing yards, the Cowboys Quarterback holds the NFL record for the most passing yards in 100 starts.
Dallas fans know Tony Romo as a pass-happy Quarterback. Fans have witnessed Tony connect...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer Tony Romo now has the most yards passing in the first 100 starts of any quarterback in the Super Bowl era - ahead of Kurt Warner, Dan Marino and Peyton Manning.
The Dallas quarterback takes that impressive stat into Sunday's game against Detroit, which beat the Cowboys two years ago with a...
I understand what he is saying, but no…….
“I think Tony would be the first to tell you that he’s disappointed that his success in the postseason and winning a Super Bowl hasn’t been better.
“But I think in due time he’ll get his justice, his day in court and when he does lead us to a Super Bowl, which I do think will happen, then I think all the doubters will go by...
Dez Bryant hopes to prove to everyone on Sunday that he’s just as good as Calvin Johnson when the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions meet at Ford Field. “Truth be told, I don’t compare myself to nobody,” Bryant said Monday during an appearance on 103.3 FM ESPN in Dallas. “I think Calvin’s the best at what he [does]. I think I’m the best at what I do.”
Dallas Cowboys COO Stephen Jones made the argument that the only thing setting Tony Romo apart from being perceived as an all-time great athlete is a ring.
The funny thing is that there is some truth to that. Romo is one of the most gifted quarterbacks in the league, and his stats back that up. He has been one of the more prolific passers over the last decade and his play has...
In this morning’s episode of ESPN’s First Take, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless, alongside special guest Jeff Saturday respond to the list that places Tony Romo at number 7 on the most hated players in the NFL. Jerry Jones commented on the statistic earlier this week by saying that Romo has haters because he is “relevant.”
The segment starts off Saturday speculating...
In Sunday afternoon's matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles, we pretty much expected to see everything that happened: Romo threw some interceptions, Dez Bryant was phenomenal, and Michael Vick was on the sidelines suffering an injury.
But what we didn't expect is that a game between two teams with poor defenses did not have a score until there were...