Does Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo Deserve More Credit?

June 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Fraud. Choke artist. Overrated.
These are some of the words the average football fan might conjure when speaking about Tony Romo. Images of postseason fumbles and bungles flash through their minds; tales of mediocrity come to memory.
Are these truisms, or is Romo being treated unfairly?
Let's look at the facts and stats.
For starters, Romo's career record is 55-38—not too shabby for a loser. Incidentally, his winning percentage is higher than the infallible Tim Tebow's, though they have the same number of playoff victories to date.
Of course, wins are overrated as a statistic. Yes, you read that right—the ultimate goal in the NFL is to win, but victories are a product of team play, not just the quarterback's.
Consider that the Cowboys defense, coached by much-heralded Rob Ryan in recent years, has finished 31st, 16th and 24th in scoring defense over the past three seasons. It hasn't been able to produce turnover...

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