Found September 17, 2013 on Football and Futbol:
Tony Romo (@SportsNation) Every game, every season, whatever the outcome, Tony Romo is always the butt of every joke, the player to blame, and the focus of upset Cowboy fans. Is it really his fault though? If it is then why would Cowboys Owner and General Manager, Jerry Jones give Tony Romo such a large new contract and guarantee him more money than Superbowl winning quarterback Joe Flacco? Simple. Jerry Jones doesn’t blame Romo for every Cowboy’s misstep and fans need to adopt that attitude. They need to spread the hate and look deeper into the Cowboy’s failures. Let’s just take last weekend against Andy Reid’s Chiefs for example. Can someone tell me why Jason Garrett STILL doesn’t know how to manage the clock? It makes no sense why he used all of the Cowboy’s timeouts so early. They still had the two minute warning and if they were able to stop the Chiefs they would have had well over one minute to run several plays and possibly score the wining points. This is not the first time either, don’t get me started on last year’s utter failure on time management when the Cowboys lost to the Ravens. Jason Garrett doesn’t call defensive plays, nor does he call offensive plays so what does he do? Oh yeah, thats right he calls ill advised time outs and screws the Cowboys on clock management. How many times have we caught receivers such as Dez Bryant, new comer Terrence Williams, and even former Cowboy Kevin Ogletree running the wrong routes causing Romo to throw what looks like an errant pass or even an interception? This has happened over and over again and instantly we forgive the receivers and focus our blame on Romo. Did you see Tom Brady this past Thursday night when he went off on his receivers for dropping passes and running wrong routes? Everyone is blaming the receivers but no one is going after Brady. Sure the headlines may have read “Brady’s tantrums going overboard?” But no one questioned Brady’s greatness. Why? One reason; Superbowl credibility Even though Tony Romo may not be directly responsible for all of the Cowboy failures and losses, but he will not get the benefit of the doubt until he brings the Big D the Lombardi Trophy. I can rant on and on, give examples, blame others for their mistakes but until Romo wins the Superbowl it’s still going to be his fault.
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