Jerry Jones’ Comments on Tony Romo’s December Failures Only Hurt the Cowboys

December 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following the Cowboys' comeback victory over the Oakland Raiders on Thanksgiving Day, Jerry Jones called Tony Romo's performance "inspirational," revealing that Romo had played with a stomach virus—as NFL.com reported. It was a nice, supportive thing for an owner to say. 
Then, just a few days later, the omnipotent Jones felt it necessary to call out Romo for his lack of performance in December over the last few years. 
"I think it's real and I don't mean to be trite," Jones said Tuesday morning on his radio show on KRLD-FM in Dallas, as reported by Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com. "You can probably tie that [Romo's struggles in December] [as to] why we have had disappointments in December." 
Through Week 13 Romo ranks eighth in the NFL in passer rating, according to ESPN.com, and he's enjoying arguably his best season as a pro. He doesn't need a backseat driver reminding him of poor performances from the past, he needs to continue to be effici...

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