Originally written 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...
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