What Are Tony Romo’s Hall of Fame Chances?

January 28, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This weekend in Phoenix, we'll find out whether or not former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Charles Haley has finally made the Pro Football Hall of Fame cut. But aside from Haley and Darren Woodson, there really aren't any former Cowboys left on the Hall of Fame radar. 
Two active Cowboys, however, deserve to be part of the Canton conversation. On Monday, we looked at tight end Jason Witten's chances. Now, we break down where quarterback Tony Romo sits. 
Already in his favor
Sheer numbers, even compared to peers
It goes without saying that Romo's statistics dwarf those belonging to most Hall of Fame quarterbacks. That, of course, is largely irrelevant because the game has changed dramatically over the course of the last half-century. Passing stats aren't comparable from era to era. 
Instead, it's clear that the key to becoming a Hall of Famer is to be dominant within your era and in comparison to your peers. 
Even in th...

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