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October 06, 2009

The Cowboys have an explanation for Romo


Here is the official Cowboys explanation for quarterback Tony Romo putting three fingers up after the final fourth down play against the Broncos. Apparently Romo knew it was fourth down but he was hoping the officials made a mistake and the Cowboys could get an extra down.That's the story Romo told Cowboys public relations director Rich Dalrymple.

Here's a statement from Dalrymple to the media:

"As Tony was walking off the field after the fourth down play, he saw that the down marker on the Dallas sideline read “3.”   As it turned out, the marker was in the process of being changed, sequentially, from the number “4” to the number “1” for the Broncos ensuing possession. The marker on the Cowboys side read “3” temporarily.  When he saw the “3,” he thought there might have been the possibility of an error on the down count.  After asking the officials (holding up three fingers), he then saw the down marker move through the progression from 3 to 2 to 1.   He told the offense it was fourth down in the huddle prior to the last play. "

Clarence E. Hill Jr.


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Mr. Dillweed, I get your picture, but, it was the great Jimster that won us those 3 Superbowls in the 90's. He assembled the cast of characters. He coached 'em up. He did the game planning. JJ did just one thing right--he hired the great Jimster. When JJ thought he could take the team to the SB without the great Jimster, he of the "500 coaches could coach my Cowboys team to the SB" remark, JJ has since been revealed as a locker room wrecker.

I've always been a fan of Romo. I saw a little bit of Roger-The-Dodger in him, alittle smidgen of Fran "The-Scrambler" Tarkenton, a dash of Joe "The Winner" Montana, and even alittle bit of Brett "The-Mad-Bomber" Favre all rolled up in one neat little package called Tony "Mr. Excitement" Romo.

I also believe Romo is just going through a bad stretch right now. Every great player has them. I hope he snaps out of it soon. I also have concerns that he might be wearing himself out by golfing too much and by going to the golf driving range too much, etc. He just looks tired to me. He has no zip on some throws. What else could it be? Could he be staying up too late every night messing around with too many hot chicks? He is a chick magnet.

Why don't you let us know Mr. Genius since you seem to know so much.

That maybe the excuse for the last four downs. But what was Tony"s excuse for his Rookie like play before that.I have been a Romo fan from day one, but his play as of late has me so frustrated. And the worse Part to that is do we really have a back that cantake us out of this until Romo gets thru this.

The odds would say Romo will never be considered as one of the greats by the masses. That’s true for every QB that’s played less than 45 games. I remember tons of you opinionated idiots that said Aikman sucks and Jerry Jones was an idiot to hire that college coach. How many teams have won more Super Bowls than the Cowboys since Jerry Jones took over. That would be none! Cowboys took a QB 1st round 1st pick in the 89 supplemental draft in 89. He was 6’3 207lb. I remember a ton of you idiots saying get rid of Aikman he sucks. We want Steve. Steve Walsh played 11 yrs and had 40 touchdowns and 50 interceptions. Jeff George was the 1st pick in the 1990 draft. How has that turned out? He was a can’t miss. Payton Manning has played 11yrs and has only won 1 Super Bowl. How is that greatness? In his 4th full year he had 26 touchdowns and 23 interceptions….QB rating of 84. Tons of people said he was a bust, get rid of him. What a bunch of idiots. Did you know we had a QB on the Cowboys team that won the 2002 Super Bowl? Yep, Brad Johnson. How good did he look in this offense? How much money, time and draft picks where wasted on these guys? Babe Laufenberg , Steve Beuerlein, Bernie Kosar, Steve Walsh, Rodney Peete, Jason Garrett, Wade Wilson, Mike Quinn, Randall Cunningham, Anthony Wright, Quincy Carter, Ryan Leaf, Clint Stoerner, Chad Hutchinson, Vinny Testaverde, Drew Henson, Drew Bledsoe, Matt Moore, Stephen McGee, Jon Kitna. Any of these guys light your fire? They all have been here or are currently here. So what do you think the odds are that the next QB named the official starter here is going to be better than Romo. Do you know how many teams have a QB list just like this? So get Michael Vick he has played twice as long as Romo. His last three seasons. (Ave. QB rating 74) 49 touchdowns 38 int, ok lets count his rushing touchdowns 11 with 36 fumbles and 124 sacks 45 in 2006 alone. In 2007 Atlanta gave up a total of 25 sacks. Romo's last 3 yrs 81 touchdowns 46 int. (QB rating of 94) and had 11 fumbles. Get Real!

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