Fair or Unfair, the Month of December Could Make or Break Tony Romo

December 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the hyper-competitive American sports realm, there's a lot of pressure on major and minor media outlets to find and/or generate storylines and narratives. And once those themes are created by ESPN and its rivals, they often lazily push them on us well beyond their expiration date, making it extremely difficult for readers and viewers (i.e. fans) to allow their original perceptions to evolve. 
As a result, we continue to hear that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo isn't a good December quarterback. All week, we've heard that Romo chokes in the season's final month, despite the fact that, since 2009, he has the NFL's second-highest passer rating in December. 
Romo has generally been fantastic late in the season, at least in the last half-decade. But fans who rely on Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith for their sports intel can't grasp this reality: Late in seasons, Romo has been great despite the Cowboys, not vice versa. 
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