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It's time to call out Tony Romo about his stat-padding at the end of games

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by KB1122, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    It probably would not have mattered today, but it is a bit of a trend with him, and it needs to be called out.

    Today, with less than a minute left and down nine and on the 10 or so yard line, Romo completes about 40-50 yards of meaningless passes to run out the clock. To win this game, we would have needed a long completion, but we didn't attempt one.

    Against the Chiefs, in a smiliar situation, he threw a dink passs to Murray. Earlier, at the end of the first half, around midfield, we took a knee and went in without throwing a hail mary.

    Last year, against Atlanta, he completes a 40 yard pass rather than throw the hail mary.

    Against Seattle, he completed about 3-3 on the last drive for X number of yards.

    In this situation today, and those two situations against the Chiefs, he must throw long.
  2. Jerryrage

    Jerryrage Well-Known Member

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    I just don't think he can throw a deep ball right now. I think he is hurt as I posted in another thread. I'm not saying he should throw bombs all day like madden, however if a defense schemes against you not throwing deep then that limits your offense.
  3. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    It's not like he's doing it on purpose. With a lead, late in games, Defenses are giving up the middle of the field, giving up those cheap yards and they're there.
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  4. CT Dal Fan

    CT Dal Fan Well-Known Member

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    The Cowboys still needed two scores with no timeouts with 1:02 left. Let Romo get some stats, it was game over anyway.
  5. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    The play calling seems to be more focused on a west coast type offense. The typical JG vertical passing game seems all but gone.
  6. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Yes Romo sucks..... ramble ramble ramble

    Cowboys D just tries to rely on forcing turnovers.....ramble ramble ramble
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  7. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    dude has a noodle arm. not surprised when your BF % is probably in the 30s.
  8. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    He's not going to throw it deep with safeties 30 yards deep.
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  9. Ender

    Ender Well-Known Member

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    Tony Romo is an average QB. I dont care about stats, i dont care about what his fans here say. He is an average QB right now. He is not a game changer. He is closer to a Alex Smith than to a Drew Brees right now.
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  10. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    You wanted him to throw a Hail Mary from his own 20 today and from his own 10 against kc?

    Brilliant.

    It's stat padding that happens all over the league when losing qb's get on the field with the game oer essentially and it has happened forever.
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  11. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    And Romo drove us down the field just fine until the rookie fumbled the ball away. And I'm sick of people saying don't throw it to the rookie in that situation. If the coaches put the rookie out there and he works his way open, you just cant pretend you don't see him.
  12. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    He played behind a defense today that couldn't get off the field during the 2nd half at all. Bad defensive scheme the second half and the defense appeared to be running on empty.
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  13. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    This is silly.... you can't just go and complete bombs in prevent. You have to manage the field, get out of bounds and move up as fast as you can. No one is going to let you complete a 50 yard bomb down the sidelines (unless you're Raheem Moore).

    The only one I agree with you on is the KC game, where even though we had zero chance, you at least have to try to bomb it as far as you can in case we get a PI and can maybe attempt a long field goal.
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  14. Ender

    Ender Well-Known Member

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    Nope cant make an excuse for this offense...
  15. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    i wanted him to get a ball to the 45 or 50. spike the ball. get a ball to the 35. kick a field goal then have 15-25 seconds to kick an onside kick and possible hail mary.

    even the romo apologist norm hitzges is questioning his ability to throw the long ball anymore on the post game.
  16. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    All you do is complain about fans who complain. At least talk about the game at some point in your life.
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  17. CaptainMorgan

    CaptainMorgan Well-Known Member

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    We have the most misguided fans in all of football. Its just weird what folks tend to focus on.
  18. 03EBZ06

    03EBZ06 Need2Speed

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    You picked a wrong game to ***** about his stat. He had no choice but to pass trying to get some score quickly.
  19. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Don't really know what to say. 14 points is inexcusable.
  20. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    I'm agreeing with the guy....Let's Ramble, and act hysterical
  21. zack

    zack Well-Known Member

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    Why does this not surprise me. So, our defense was on the field the entire third quarter and it is Romo's fault. It is Romo's fault that Williams fumbled on the 2 yard line. It is Romo's fault that Witten dropped a ball off his chest in the third quarter.
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