Where does Tony Romo rank all time?

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  1. cmoney23

    cmoney23 Well-Known Member

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    IRVING, Texas -- The NFL offseasons are built for rankings, top-10 lists, five-best signings, five-worst signings.

    Chase Stuart at footballperspective.com has ranked NFL quarterbacks in history a few times and his recent ranking has Tony Romo ranked fairly high all time and among current quarterbacks.

    You can read about the methodology used in the rankings here and see the entire list here.

    Romo is ranked No. 23 all time. Roger Staubach checked in at No. 14. Where is Troy Aikman? He came in at No. 38. The last time these rankings were put together Staubach was No. 15, Romo No. 30 and Aikman No. 42.

    Among the active quarterbacks, Romo is behind Peyton Manning (No. 1), Tom Brady (No. 2),Drew Brees (No. 7), Aaron Rodgers (No. 16) and Philip Rivers (No. 21). The next active quarterback after Romo is Ben Roethlisberger (No. 32), and he’s won two Super Bowls.

    It’s an interesting look and offers up debates that make the “greatest quarterback of all time” debate so lively.
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  2. Proximo

    Proximo Well-Known Member

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    I haven't had a chance to look at the links in detail, but generally speaking I think it's wise to wait till a guy's career is over before giving him an "all time" ranking.
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  3. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Statistically? Pretty high.
  4. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    #1 in my heart.
  5. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Did I read you right? Tony is above Troy??? If true, it's a pointless read...
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  6. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    I anticipate this thread being at least 12 pages long by the time it's locked.
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  7. rcaldw

    rcaldw Well-Known Member

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    another stats junkie who doesn't have a clue. Just go watch Aikman on film in his prime. Romo is not in the same ballpark.
  8. guag

    guag Get some rest, Pam. You look tired.

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    Statistically speaking, absolutely.
  9. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    Any ranking system that has Roger at #14 is not credible or valid.

    And Troy at #38?

    Nothing to see here.
  10. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    I'd put him around 25 for right now.
  11. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Prepare to be destroyed.
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  12. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    He is one of the greatest statistical regular season quarterbacks ever... ;)
  13. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    Why would any sane Cowboys fan have a problem with what he said?
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  14. ABQCOWBOY

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  15. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    Oh boy, the stat geeks. Throw the numbers away, what do your eyes tell you about this boy Toni?
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  16. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Troy get's underrated in stats-type analysis, imo.
    Plus it's a different game now.

    Still, I'll state the obvious wishing we still had the beat the dead horse emicon.....

    It's a team game.
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  17. 65fastback2plus2

    65fastback2plus2 Well-Known Member

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    love the people who hate facts...hurts doesnt it?
  18. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Once again I go back to what Jimmy Johnson said.

    Troy Aikman sacrificed his stats for the team concept. If he had been turned loose he could have had Marino stats. But that is not what we wanted. So Troy abided by the team concept instead of his personal stats.

    I paraphrase, but this is what he said when Troy retired.

    This is why stats mean nothing to me.

    Because if we got into it, do you really think Emmitt would have owned the all time rushing leader stat if Barry Sanders didn't up and retire early?
  19. Nav22

    Nav22 Well-Known Member

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    Troy himself has said Romo's better than he ever was. But what would Troy know about how good a player he was?
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  20. Vinnie2u

    Vinnie2u Well-Known Member

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    Warren Moon had great stats too..where did that get him
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