Tony Romo

by Tre Baker  on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 9:09 am  

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Last night's primetime match-up between Dallas and the New York Jets was a long one. Our day was spent, having commemorated the tenth anniversary of 9/11 by watching our 4-year-old and 2-year-old break in the new playground just installed on the corner. We mustered some strength to watch Tony Romo's beady little eyes  take in the Jets defense on each play, but the recliner we were in was telling us it was time for bed.

But one last check of the computer before go upstairs and before we know it, a dozen posts fell onto Facebook all at once with a big clump. All of the messages saying pretty much the same thing: ROMO, HOW COULD YOU?

What we missed was the Dallas quarterback trying to go for "a big play" and passing the ball to Dez Bryant, who was surrounded by large green men. Darrelle Revis, who we insist has magnets in his gloves, stole the ball from the air and set the Jets up for a tie-breaking field goal.

And we haven't even mentioned the play that made us turn off the TV in the first place: Romo fumbling the ball on the one-yard line, trying for some heroics again. You have to admire the guy's gung-ho attitude, but he has to be smart about it first.

Romo called his attempted to pass to Bryant "a dumb decision." We'll see if he eventually wises up.



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