Top
Close
Follow Us ON
Topics
College Basketball Duke Louisville North Carolina Notre Dame Syracuse Memphis Virginia Commonwealth Kansas Oklahoma Marquette Villanova Big Ten Illinois Maryland Yale Northern Iowa San Diego State Arizona Stanford Preview/Prediction Kentucky LSU Gonzaga College Football Clemson Florida State Duke Baylor Oklahoma Texas Michigan State Michigan Ohio State Penn State Illinois Iowa Notre Dame Akron Eastern Michigan Arizona UCLA USC Utah Georgia Missouri South Carolina Tennessee SEC - West Alabama Arkansas LSU Mississippi State Ole Miss Texas A&M MLB Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Toronto Blue Jays Texas Rangers Miami Marlins New York Mets Philadelphia Phillies Rumors NBA Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets New York Knicks Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors Chicago Bulls Cleveland Cavaliers Detroit Pistons Indiana Pacers Milwaukee Bucks Atlanta Hawks Charlotte Hornets Miami Heat Orlando Magic Washington Wizards Preview/Prediction Rumors Denver Nuggets Minnesota Timberwolves Oklahoma City Thunder Portland Trail Blazers Utah Jazz Golden State Warriors Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns Sacramento Kings Dallas Mavericks Houston Rockets Memphis Grizzlies New Orleans Pelicans San Antonio Spurs Western Conference NFL Buffalo Bills Miami Dolphins New England Patriots New York Jets Baltimore Ravens Cincinnati Bengals Cleveland Browns Pittsburgh Steelers Houston Texans Indianapolis Colts Jacksonville Jaguars Tennessee Titans Denver Broncos Kansas City Chiefs Oakland Raiders San Diego Chargers Fantasy Dallas Cowboys New York Giants Philadelphia Eagles Washington Redskins Chicago Bears Detroit Lions Green Bay Packers Minnesota Vikings Carolina Panthers New Orleans Saints Tampa Bay Buccaneers Arizona Cardinals Los Angeles Rams San Francisco 49ers Seattle Seahawks NFC Preview/Prediction Rumors New Jersey Devils Philadelphia Flyers Other Boxing Collegiate Sports Culture/Misc General Sports Golf Local Sports MMA Olympics Other Sport Pro Wrestling Rumors Satire/Humor Tennis Track and Field Soccer WNBA

© 2016 FootBasket

Advertise Here Flag
image description
    Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

Jerry Jones quietly dropped a pipe bomb on his coaching staff via the Forth Worth Star-Telegram, essentially telling everyone what we’ve always known: Tony Romo is the actual coach of the Dallas Cowboys, at least from an offensive perspective.

For years I’ve been a Romo apologist, basing my argument on the awful play calling and sometimes no-win positions Jason Garrett would put his quarterback in.

The 4-8 Cowboys are 3-1 in games started by Romo. However, they are 1-7 when anybody else average is under center, with Brandon Weeden and Matt Cassel combining to go 0-7 prior to Monday’s victory.

Jones just wants to know why everything goes to shit when Romo’s not available.

“I am stunned that we haven’t been able to win more games without Tony,” said Jones, who signed Garrett to a five-year, $30 million extension last offseason.

“And I would have thought that we could have coached it up enough, and put it together enough, that we would not have lost those games without Romo early. We would be in better shape than we are right now.”

Oh, Jones wasn’t done by a long shot either, openly criticizing Garrett’s inability to get Dez Bryant more involved in the gameplan early on and also the clock management at the end of the game, saying the Cowboys “won on will, not tactical mastery.”

“I look at it as 4-8 and won’t look at it any differently as we move up the ladder until something really special happens,” Jones said.

In Garrett’s defense, Jones made startling comments about Weeden and Cassel, leading many to believe that he was happy with his backup quarterback situation.

I mean, Tyrod Taylor was available this summer if you weren’t sure, so next time fans want to be critical of Romo’s salary remember this: he’s the quarterback and , at times, the offensive coordinator head coach.

-- Glenn Erby

© 2016 SportsBlog.com. All rights reserved. Interactive One Millennial
Be the first to Like or Reblog this post
Load