Originally written on Know It All Football  |  Last updated 4/1/13
Few names trigger the type of reaction when you say them in the middle of a group of sports fans like that of Tony Romo. For whatever reason, the guys is a walking controversy. A large part of it is his position as Dallas Cowboys quarterback. Beyond that, he’s just a guy with which there is no middle ground. You love him or hate him. He’s good or he’s not. Quite simply, his name is a pile of fresh-cut firewood covered in gas, waiting to be ignited. Jerry Jones tossed a lit match on that pile of wood last week when he signed Romo to a six-year, $108 million contract with $55 million worth of guaranteed cash. The internet blew up and the battle was on. People came forward (myself included) to chastise the Cowboys. Others came to Romo and Jerry Jones’ defense, claiming that you have to pay your quarterback if you have a good one. I don’t disagree with that notion, however, I strongly feel that Dallas overpaid Romo. I’m not going to sit here and spill my cuts about the disdain I have fo...
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