An Open Letter to Tony Romo

Dear Tony,

The day has come where we will say goodbye to you, and be forced to watch you play out your days in another uniform than our beloved Cowboys. You came on the scene in surprising fashion, and were not expected to be in the NFL, much less a starting NFL quarterback for this long. But you showed the league and many fans in Dallas, it’s not the size of the QB, or even the talent level of the QB. But it is the heart of the QB, and you had a heart as big as the state of Texas.

Your time in Dallas was as rocky as the mountains you are rumored to be heading for, but even the most unrealistic fan will admit, your time here was more good than bad. Sure, there were mistakes, and issues along the way, but in the end, you gave every Cowboys fan the one thing they wouldn’t have had with you…hope, you gave us hope. Which is something we had very little of after Aikman and before you. We all hoped you would win a championship in Dallas, and it seems tragic, that you didn’t. But as you have gotten older and more injury prone, we needed a youthful option to look forward.

I just want to say thank you for the years you gave our beloved Cowboys and will wish you the best and hope for success going forward. The only time I won’t root for you is when you are on the opposing side of the field from my Cowboys. If you are lucky enough to win a Super Bowl in another uniform, I will cheer for you, but will still wish you were a Cowboy.

So, Farewell Tony, and best of luck for the remainder of your career. May the only game you lose is to Dallas. Finally, thank you for giving us your everything and keeping us relevant, even when the cards were stacked against us.

Dallas Cowboys fans everywhere

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Cowboys QB Romo Injured on Thanksgiving

Cowboys QB Romo Injured on Thanksgiving

Tony Romo just suffered his 2nd broken clavicle this season, and has left the Cowboys relying on a backup for the rest of this season. This is the 2nd time in his career he won’t play at least 13 games. He broke his clavicle in 2010, and twice this year, but he has also had back surgery during the off-season last year.

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Could Matt Stafford be a Cowboy???

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Matt Stafford on the other hand, is young and has the talent to really be something special in the NFL. Unfortunately for him, he has been stuck in the wasteland that is Detroit. He has put up some good numbers, proven his worth as an NFL quarterback but his results have not reached the lofty expectations the Detroit fans want.  Continue reading

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Is it time to Panic for the Cowboys?

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The season began with a lot of promise, and boasting by the fan base as the Cowboys won a thriller on opening night, then proceeded to dismantle Philadelphia in week two. But if there is something to be said about the first two weeks, the Cowboys roster began to look more like a MASH unit, then a football team. Continue reading

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Cowboys control Destiny; eyeing playoffs

Cowboys DestinyThe Dallas Cowboys are facing a tough test on Sunday against the Colts on Sunday, but they have the biggest carrot of recent history in front of them. If they continue to win, and can stay ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles, they will win the NFC East and end a playoff drought. The Colts have already earned a playoff spot, and will most likely rest key guys to prevent injuries. This sets up well for the Cowboys since they are still playing for their post season lives. Continue reading

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