Tony Romo has yet to even lead the Cowboys to an NFC Title game in his time as the starting QB of “America’s Team,” but at the same time, he’s been a very good starting QB in the National Football League.
Over the years, Romo has undergone quite a bit of criticism from fans and media alike. Last season he played through a fractured rib vs the Niners, and a bruised hand, and wound up throwing for 4184 yards with 31 touchdowns.
With that said, a former Cowboys legend, Hall of Famer quarterback Roger Staubach, says he thinks that there’s too much criticism hurled at the current Cowboys starter.
“It’s really a mystery to me why people don’t understand how really good (Tony Romo) is,” Staubach told Norm Hitzges of KTCK-AM in Dallas. “The things he can do and the plays he can make, I’m sure Troy (Aikman) would say the same. I think this team is building to support a great quarterback like Romo. If your defense is doing a great job, you can do a lot of things on offense.”
“I think it wears on him because he’s such competitor. He works really hard. His teammates love him. He’s got to continue to get more out of his teammates and that’s his job too and he knows that.”
It’s a huge year for Romo and the Cowboys, and it’s a positive that he can go into it knowing that Staubach has his back.