Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo Elevating His Game: What More Could Go Wrong?

January 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The first article I ever wrote for Bleacher Report that got substantial notice argued Tony Romo was the most overrated player in the National Football League. While judged at the time I wrote it, I still think the statement is absolutely true. However, perception of the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback came crashing down around him in the ensuing months, so the truth had a brief shelf life.
The shine came off the dimple, so to speak, almost instantaneously. Bad performance followed bad performance in Big D's biggest games and then there was the whole Jessica Simpson fiasco.
Almost as easily as it had become bloated, Romo's reputation was so thoroughly shredded that—if we're being brutally honest—several of the scrapes and dings were unwarranted.
Such is life as the focal point of "America's Team."
Incidentally, San Francisco must not be a part of America because the 'Pokes are most assuredly NOT our team. In fact, they're not even our most hated team (hello, Los Ang...

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