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What’s up with Tony Romo? I haven’t seen a worse display of quarterback skills in a long time. The game yesterday against the Redskins was just the straw to break the camels back for me. I gave him a few chances to redeem himself considering the position is a tough one, but it’s come to the point were something needs to be done. He’s a professional football player. At the end of the day, this is his job. He’s getting paid to lead his team on the field and honestly, I think a handful of college QB’s right now could take his spot in a heartbeat.
For me, and this is all personal of course, I think Romo is a great QB. He truthfully has a precision arm and can pin point a receiver down the field close enough to drop the ball in his hands. What’s wrong with Romo is his mental game. To put it lightly, this guy doesn’t seem to quite understand the mentality it takes to quarter back an offense. The game of football is more of a mental one than a physical one; it takes strength from the inside, a decisive thought process, and smart playcalls. Having a good arm doesn’t fall high on the list to win games and I know every QB out there will agree with me. If Romo could incredibly better his mental game, we would have a real QB on our hands. As we all know though, it’s easier to get better at any physical aspect with practice and hard work. It’s the mental part that get’s complicated; that stems from a foundation built when you had dreams to be in Tony Romo’s spot. This part is built over years and years with dedication, skill building, and heart. It’s not something that can easily be bettered by going out the field and throwing the ball all day and night.
For Romo, these mental mistakes are easy to spot. I just don’t understand why the guy takes so many sacks when he has time to throw it away. Don’t get me wrong, I know sometimes the smarter decision is to just take the hit but not with every successful rush. He has time to throw it away and he looks like a deer caught in the headlights, focusing too much on the massive linebacker charging his way. I mean, I would look the same way but then again I’m not a professional football player and that’s exactly my problem. Another thing, he makes stupid high school rookie mistakes. Things like not throwing the ball high enough to make it over the defensive lineman’s head on a screen play, or throwing the ball to the inside of his receiver when he’s cutting outside. These are the things that make or break football games, and this is a huge reason why Dallas is disgustingly bad this season.
This guy needs a reality check or the organization needs a new QB. What do you think?
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The Dallas Cowboys’ season is as done as everyone’s Thanksgiving turkey. After losing an important divisional tilt at home to the Washington Redskins, 38-31, on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys are left with the same issues that they are always left with: terrible play-calling, terrible game management, bad offensive production, porous secondary production. Robert Griffin III, the rookie...
ASHBURN, VA.-- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is as useful as any calendar.
He makes it obvious when its November.
It started for us two weeks back, Romo told reporters at Redskins Park on a conference call Tuesday. Weve been putting our head down and grinding, going forward and trying put together win after win.
Romo enters the Thanksgiving Day matchup against the Washington...
It’s another Thanksgiving and it is another game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins. Today the Cowboys will face RGIII the rookie sensation that has taken the N.F.L. by storm this season. Robert Griffin III could give the Cowboys defense fits today. The Cowboys had a tough time trying to stop the Cleveland Browns last Sunday, in this game the Cowboys defense...
Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan faces a tough task Thursday in trying to stop Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. “He is a special player,” said Ryan via The Dallas Morning News. “That’s why they traded half a team to get him. Obviously, he’s a tremendous athlete and they say he is a hell of a kid. I don’t like him, but I know he is very...
ARLINGTON, Texas When the Cowboys led the Redskins, 3-0, in the first quarter Thursday, the skies were blue through the open roof at Cowboys Stadium.
Then dark clouds rolled in and a light rain began. Even if you're not into omens, it was pretty spooky that the darkness coincided with the Redskins taking the control of the game.
Washington scored 28 points in the second quarter...
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All of a sudden Tony Romo and these Cowboys are making a late push for the postseason after everybody and their mothers included were counting them out.
Romo came away with a huge overtime victory over the Browns, as he is now 21-3 in the NFL for games played in the month of November.
That includes a narrow...
(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Tony Romo will spend much of his extended weekend trying to figure out how the Dallas Cowboys can get off to better starts.
Jason Witten knows they have to do that and fast - if it's not already too late.
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Thanksgiving is not complete without a Dallas Cowboys game, and that tradition will continue as they welcome the Redskins to Dallas.
Neither team is playing great football, but both are still technically in the playoff race. Washington needs a win just as much as Dallas does, with both teams still clinging to playoff hopes, so this game will certainly be competitive throughout.
Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 12
Thanksgiving already offered up three big games for us to enjoy, which means there’s only 13 match-ups left on the slate. Incredibly, those three games featured all six starting quarterbacks surpass the 300 yard mark, including Matt Stafford and Tony Romo north of 400. While we can’t expect every signal-caller to top 300 yards, there’s plenty...
When is the Thanksgiving Day game between the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys? The game is scheduled for 4:15 PM EST and will be played in Cowboys Stadium located in Arlington, TX.
You may be wondering what is the line for the game? The latest lines have the Cowboys favored by three points with a over/under of 47.
The Lynchpin was ROLLING last week going 13-1 heads up and look to continue the same magic rolling into Thanksgiving day opening Week 12. There are a LOT of intriguing match ups this week, and I will need all my research, stats, and luck to pick them on Sunday!
Here’s what I got for the Thursday 3-pack – Good luck betters!
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Last week I walked away unscathed after going 2-0 along with the Steelers push at +3 so that goes as a non-pick basically, but I’ll take 10-1-1 on the year, and this week I’m making six picks, three for Thursday and three for Sunday, because it’s Thanksgiving folks!
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Happy Thanksgiving, two-hand touchers. No Top Chef action today, just the three Thanksgiving Day games for your gambling pleasure.
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