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News: FWST: Cowboys think Romo has a leadership style 'where guys listen to him'

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    -- Carlos Mendez

    Tony Romo said sitting out the spring practices gave him a different perspective on practice, allowing him to talk to players about mistakes on the spot, rather than having to wait until the film room.

    It wasn’t exactly how the Cowboys would have designed it, but an increased vocal presence is exactly what they were looking for from the veteran quarterback this year.

    “We talked to him very specifically in the beginning of the offseason – we wanted more of that from him,” coach Jason Garrett said last week as the veteran mini-camp wrapped up at Valley Ranch. “I think he embraced the role. I think any quarterback would. He has a real knack for a leadership style where guys listen to him.”

    Read more here: http://sportsblogs.star-telegram.co...to-him-and-told-him-they-want-to-see-mor.html
  2. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think leadership is or has been the issue, I think it is something that people will point to when a team is not living up to the expectations.

    Winning cures all that ails you
  3. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Anyone realize that at 33 years old I believe Romo is the oldest player on the roster now?
  4. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    They may listen but are they willing to follow? :D
  5. StarMan

    StarMan Well-Known Member

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    If Romo was a natural leader, this wouldn't be necessary. Neither would all these articles trying to convince us of it.
  6. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    I did not realize that. After looking over our roster, other than on the dline, we have a pretty young squad.
  7. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    Since Brian Moorman and Kenyon Coleman are gone now, yeah.
  8. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Just off the top of my head, i would think Will Allen might be older. Certainly LP has to be older.
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    31 and 32 respectively...
  10. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    Really?

    LP being only 32 suprises the hell outta me. Seems like the guy has been around here forever, ha.

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