Jerry Jones Comments on Brandon Weeden After Tony Romo’s Injury

September 22, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spoke highly of Brandon Weeden on Tuesday as the quarterback prepares to enter the starting lineup for the injured Tony Romo. Jones stated it's "a thing of beauty" when the veteran backup throws the football.  
Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News passed along comments the outspoken owner made during a radio appearance on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. He spoke highly of the quarterback's ability to deliver strikes from the pocket.
"Frankly, you won't see a more gifted passer," Jones said.
Weeden's career numbers don't exactly match up with the praise, though. He's thrown more interceptions (28) than touchdowns (27) in his career while completing just 56 percent of his throws. His passer rating across parts of four seasons is a lackluster 73.4.
That said, the Cowboys have no choice but to support him. Romo is expected to miss at least seven weeks of action with a broken left collarbone, according to Todd Archer of ESPN, so the ...

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