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Where does Tony Romo rank all time?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by cmoney23, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    I don't know where Romo will ultimately be ranked all-time, probably as an irrelevance unless he can start getting into the playoffs and doing something.

    But his legacy will be as one of the greatest chokers of this sports era.
     
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  2. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    I agree that neither are elite, however, I believe Romo is a better QB than Ryan. QB rating bares that out as well. Romo is roughly 5 points better than Ryan.

    Both have a cruddy playoff record.
     
  3. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    The excuse for Romo has been that his teammates have held him back. The same fan be said for Ryan. I think they are both good QBs, but both have some big flaws in their game. If they didn't, they would be elite.
     
  4. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member

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    BETTER YET where do he rank for QBs with no SB. 1? 2?
     
  5. Tawney88

    Tawney88 Well-Known Member

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    You got to figure Marino and Moon are ranked ahead of him.
     
  6. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    I don't think so. I really can't tell much difference. Ryan was drafted. That's about it. I will give Romo credit from coming from nowhere to become the starter of America's team though.
     
  7. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    Fauts, Tarkenton, Jim Kelly definitely ahead as well.

    McNair, McNabb, Cunningham, Gannon, and Ken Anderson would probably get the nod over Romo as well.

    Romo would probably get grouped somewhere with Phillip Rivers, Jaworski, Neil O'Donnell, Kerry Collins, Jeff Garcia, Matt Hasselbeck, etc.
     
  8. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    What is Romo's big flaw?
     
  9. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Many would say Jim Kelly.
    Others would add Tarkenton, Fouts, and some others too.

    Ranking players in general is speculative. I sure don't have an answer.
     
  10. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    All in your opinion.
    You are entitled to it, but this is so far over the top silly.
    Huge negative bias against Romo obviously.

    Neil freaking O'Donnell?
    KERRY COLLINS!?!

    This post needs to be tagged to forever display your vile...uh...dislike for Romo as a QB.

    You just lowered the IQ of this entire site
     
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  11. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    Turnovers in high pressure situations. I could be more specific, but I doubt it would make a difference.
     
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  12. boyzjunkie

    boyzjunkie Active Member

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    The word is not LYING. It is SELF EFFACING.
     
  13. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    I went to the site and read the list. The only disagreement I have with the Top 25 is Brett Favre being as high as he is.

    Otherwise, I think you all will find that it's a very good list, but I don't think most will or have read past the OP.
     
  14. percyhoward

    percyhoward Research Tool Staff Member

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    Speaking of pass rating, check out the defensive pass ratings of Romo's and Ryan's teams in the playoffs.
     
  15. radioactivecowboy88

    radioactivecowboy88 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe... gotta look into stats. Im not going to give it to them just because they are big names and fan favs
     
  16. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Witten is most likely a 1st ballot Hall of Famer.
     
  17. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    If so, he'll be the first 1st ballot Hall of Fame TE in the entire history of NFL.
     
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  18. MarkP88

    MarkP88 Active Member

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    Absent any more playoff success, unfortunately Tony will not be remembered as being better than Fouts, Marino, Tarkenton, or Kelly. Those guys never won a Super Bowl, but they at least consistently led their teams to the playoffs (Fouts less than the others, I think), and Kelly and Tarkenton helped get their teams to the big game. And even though I think he's been better than McNabb, you could make a decent argument McNabb was the better player.

    Hopefully he and the team render this all moot. ;)
     
  19. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Could you use some specific metrics? Anecdotes kind of suck.
     
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  20. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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