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News: Romo and Orton make 10 least liked in Forbes fan pole

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by RS12, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Bottom 10 (Least Liked)
    1)Ndamukong Suh - 19% appeal
    2)Jay Cutler - 21% appeal
    3)Michael Vick 23% appeal
    4)Randy Moss - 24% appeal
    5)Matt Leinart - 26% appeal
    6)Tony Romo - 27% appeal
    7)Kyle Orton - 27% appeal

    8)Santonio Holmes - 28% appeal
    9)Mark Sanchez - 31% appeal
    10)Brady Quinn - 31% appeal


    http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomvanriper/2012/10/23/the-nfls-most-and-least-liked-players/

    Orton, what? I will say I find myself disliking most of these players.
     
  2. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    For the life of me, I'll never understand the hatred towards Romo. If people want to say he's a lousy QB, ok.

    But there is a visceral hate against him that I just don't understand and never have. He's never done anything negative to anybody as far as I know.
     
  3. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    It's more hating on the team & that reflecting on Tony I think.
     
  4. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    OK but Staubach and Aikman were never hated in this way. Maybe attention was drawn away from Aikman because of Micheal Irvin, but from what I can tell Staubach and Aikman were pretty well respected.

    Maybe Romo actually has to win something to turn things around.
     
  5. dirtycallahan

    dirtycallahan Active Member

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    "They hate me cause they ain't me"
     
  6. cowboyeric8

    cowboyeric8 Chicks dig crutches

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    Surprised the rapist isn't on there.

    People love to hate Tony for whatever reason. And how can people dislike Orton? What has he ever done to anybody?
     
  7. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    That was a whole different era & way before my time so I don't know.

    I just think in general if you hate the team you get on hating Tony. I think Jerry is league wide disliked..too much Jerry. I don't like the man myself but we're stuck.
     
  8. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Well-Known Member

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    Brady Quinn?! why? other then being a lousy QB what is there to hate
     
  9. viman96

    viman96 Thread Killer

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    IMO if Aikman and Irvin played today they would be on the list. A lot of smack was talked about Troy towards the end saying he was a system QB and could not put the numbers. Of course that was not the truth. We know why Mike would be on the list :)
     
  10. RXP

    RXP Well-Known Member

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    A Notre Dame guy and a first round bust? Who knows?
     
  11. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Welcome to Dallas, Kyle Orton.
     
  12. juck

    juck Well-Known Member

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    Hes a great guy. But he is the laughing stock of the NFL.
     
  13. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Well-Known Member

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    I understand Romo, but Orton? How lol
     
  14. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    I know I've always disliked Quinn.
     
  15. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    What kind of world do we live in when people like Quinn, Romo, Sanchez and Orton make the list meanwhile the mad rapist in Pittsburgh gets a pass???
     
  16. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    just tells you all you need to know about the majority of people who took that poll

    In other words they are DBs
     
  17. sbark

    sbark Well-Known Member

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    .....same with Ray "the killer" Lewis
     
  18. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    You are wrong.
    Especially regarding Staubach.

    It was totally unwarranted, but outside of Cowboy-land, people really hated Roger. He was here when that "America's Team" and "Captain America" stuff started. I can't begin to describe how much other fans hated that stuff. I lived in three other NFL markets...this is no bs.
    The hatred from other team's fans ran VERY deep.
    He was considered a nerd, dork who wore his pants too high, goody two shoes, phoney...everything under the sun.
    In reality, not unlike Romo, he was a humble and likeable person according to those who really knew him.
     
  19. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    :laugh2:Welcome to Dallas, Orton. Only here is the backup hated.
     
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    This is a FOR SURE true statement.
     

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