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If Tony Romo retired today, would he be HOF material?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by GimmeTheBall!, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    one championship would change alot of opinions...lebron
  2. Diogenes

    Diogenes Well-Known Member

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    Eli is most likely getting in. The difference between Romo and Eli where stats are concerned is vast. Just don't see how you can keep a guy out who has an all-time top 5 passer rating if ends up with a championship too. IOW, stats alone don't mean a damn thing, but coupled with a SB they do. That's coming from someone who is not a huge fan of Romo's game.
  3. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Eli has alot better chance though, and would be considered even right now.

    Romo probably wouldn't get in with one ring cause haters would say the one was a fluke or something. Romo has an uphill battle when it comes to public perception, and anything to do with the HOF or even ProBowl consideration is based on public perception.

    Right now, the public doesn't even consider Romo a top 10 QB much less a HOFer.
  4. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, Romo has zero chance of getting into the hall. Fair or not, he is recognized as the biggest choker in modern American sports. Like people say, all his bad moments seem to come on national TV... On the biggest stages. I feel bad for Tony but there's nothing he can do to repair his image, that legacy was cemented in most people's eyes 3 weeks ago in DC.
  5. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    Well I am a fan of Romo's game, but I just don't see him getting the votes unless the Superbowl win that he gets is considered to be cause he put us on his back.

    If the win is cause he was the bus driver, then it is doubtful. You are talking perception here, and if he puts his team on his back then people will give him more props.
  6. rcaldw

    rcaldw Well-Known Member

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    If he did, the HOF Bust would have him with a helmet on, looking downward, with slumped shoulders.
  7. Diogenes

    Diogenes Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately, I don't think time will tell who's right...
  8. cajuncocoa

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    Unfortunately, I think this is true. While some of the blame is on Tony, I think the amount of negativity thrown his way is undeserved.
  9. Coy

    Coy Well-Known Member

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    Right now the better question would be, Does he get into the Ring of Honor?
  10. Aikmaniac

    Aikmaniac Well-Known Member

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    If by nothing, you mean SB Championships, then you are correct.

    But then you'd be saying the same for Moon and Marino.
  11. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    If Drew Pearson got in then Tony can get in.
    Of course, Tony would get booed a lot at the ceremony.
  12. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    No Way...can't really take the question seriously.
  13. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    lol @ this question. "Come on Man"
  14. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    Mens, if we all chanel our thoughts at Chuck to make him take the queston serious like maybe he will and maybe he will give us his opinon.
    all together, send in your thought waves . . . . again . . . .repeat . . . .c'mon Chuck!
  15. pugilist

    pugilist Stick N Move

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    if he does it would be for something bizarre like for being one of the most maligned players ever in the NFL without ever having committed a crime or something like that

    his numbers would be irrelevant
  16. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    no use.

    Chuck has his mind shut.

    But, Chuck, think about all them high QB ratings Romo posted, huh? Think about all the Romo to Witten love passes.
    Think about Witten to Dez, Dez crossing the goal line and then on the sidelines whipping his hat around like he was gonna hat whip someone he was so glad. . . .
  17. icyhot

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    He might not even be inducted into the Ring of Honor. His reputation nationally is tarnished right now for writers to vote for him without a ring.

    Posted from Cowboyszone.com App for Android
  18. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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  19. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    Cowboy fans don't even acknowledge that Romo is a good QB on a bad team, much less the rest of the league!

    I would bet Romo could win 2 SB's and never get considered for the HOF.

  20. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    in my opinion. I haven't crunched any numbers, just a gut feeling. For the record I am NOT a Romo basher. He could have a Lombardi trophy by now (2007) if we wouldn't have been badly outcoached that day and Crayton hangs onto the ball.:banghead:

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