Eagles Retiring #5? What about Dallas retiring #9?

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  1. mrmojo

    mrmojo Well-Known Member

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    The 2004 Eagles were not terrible at all. They were 13-3 and had a heck of a defense and TO in his prime. They should have really beat NE in that Super Bowl,
     
  2. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    They will. Romos the best qb to ever play for the cowboys.
     
  3. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member

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    So Romo is the same as Anthony Wright, Clint Stoerner, Ryan Leaf, Quicny Carter, Vinny T & Chad Hutchinson? You are only a good/great QB if you win a championship?

    Dan Fouts, Sony Jurgensen, Fran Tarkenton, Warren Moon, Jim Kelly & Dan Marion would probably disagree with you.
     
  4. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    We dont retire numbers, we aren't a small time franchise with 2 or 3 decent players in our history.
     
  5. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    If 8, 12, 74, 22, and 88 aren't retired, why are we having this discussion?
     
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  6. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member

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    I might also throw in 54, 20 & 33.
     
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  7. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Clearly he has the mental capacity. This is not about if he is smart enough to understand it or grasp it. This is about if he is unselfish enough to accept certain things. That's a different thing all together and has nothing at all to do with his mental capacity.
     
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  8. CrownCowboy

    CrownCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't around when he played but I agree with you based on what he did.
     
  9. craig71

    craig71 Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam

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    I am saying that it has been a long time since Dallas has won anything regardless of who has been the starting QB. At the end of the day the ultimate goal is to win the Lombardi. The only difference between 5-11 and 9-7 is draft positioning in my estimation.

    As for as having to win a championship in order to be considered a great QB. I don't think Trent Dilfer is a great QB. Great QB's have a way of standing out, Fouts, Marino and Kelly are good examples. While none won a championship they really stood out despite the lack of a ring.


    Craig
     
  10. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Same here...
    This is the best the Eagles can do...

    They'll boo McNabb at the ceremony.
     
  11. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Nobody wears 12, 8 or 74. They may not be retired but nobody wears those numbers.
     
  12. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Preaching to the choir DT.
     
  13. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Agree, but the cheerleader was hot.
     
  14. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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  15. boysfanindc

    boysfanindc Well-Known Member

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    It's a funny thing we have had 2 HOF'ers wear 22 and yet it does not get the same reverence as 12,8 or 74.
     
  16. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think of Romo as a selfish person at all on the field or off the field. I just simply think it comes down to his mental capacity. I don't think he is football smart. It's cool, we just disagree.
     
  17. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    88 is well represented.
     
  18. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, I know.
     
  19. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    As is 54, 21 and 70
     
  20. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    Their QB isn't part of the problem because their QB isn't asked to do so much with so little, that's been the case for years ever since Romo has been here. It'd be like me giving you lemons and asking for you to make me orange juice, it's just not going to happen.

    Also you've already said before that you'd take Alex Smith over Romo, that shows how much you know about QBs and their situations that they're in. :D
     

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