Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/3/12

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 08: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys throws a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on November 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Everybody wants a Tom Brady, with his confidence, decision-making, work ethic and above average arm strength (not to mention, that chin and hair).  Okay, so there’s only one Tom Brady and 96.875% of NFL fans can’t root for him, so what now?  Same goes for Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers.  The second tier of NFL quarterbacks is kind of a revolving door, where some weeks Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning are there, the next they’re not, replaced by Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford and Joe Flacco, or it’s some temporary combination of those mentioned.Then there's the scrutiny-laden third tier, where there are flashes of great QB play muddied by “what-the-BLANK-was-that” turnovers and Gosh-darn-it body language.  No one exemplifies life in this third tier more than two quarterbacks who played on Monday night, Jay Cutler of the Chicago Bears and Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys.As an admitted Dallas fan, watching Tony Romo play like he did last night makes me want to kick newborn...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Sean Payton responds to rumors he might leave the Saints

NFL denies DeAngelo Williams’ request to wear pink all season

Arby's offers to cater Steve Spurrier's retirement party

WATCH: Antonio Gates catches 100th career TD pass

The Cubs win Game 3 loudly, set MLB record with six home runs

Report: Steve Spurrier retires as head coach of South Carolina


Blue Jays push ALDS to Game 5 with 8-4 victory over Rangers

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Report: Big Ben wants to play, but longshot for Week 6

Ex-Celtic Terrence Williams denies ties to Louisville scandal

Did the NFL get major sports blog Twitter accounts suspended?

Clayton Kershaw: MLB 'bullied' into Chase Utley suspension

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Citi Field gave Chase Utley chilly reception

Mike Moustakas fired up Royals with expletive-laced speech

Clayton Kershaw: MLB "bullied" into Chase Utley suspension

Michael Jordan really likes Jeremy Lin

Texas governor makes embarrassing Astros flub

Ruben Amaro Jr. looking to become MLB manager

Steve Sarkisian fired by USC

USC enabled and snitched on Steve Sarkisian

Colin Kaepernick believes the 49ers could still go 12-4

Tommy Lasorda calls for rule change following Chase Utley incident

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker