Hey, the national media is going to have to halt its fellating of Tony Romo – ah, he was just about to finish – over his elegance in accepting a backup role with a carefully worded poem because, as it turns out, Romo, who had watched for nine games as Dak Prescott lifted the Cowboys to an 8-1 record, still wasn’t convinced… and… asked… the Cowboys… to… open… up… a quarterback… competition… in… the middle… of… the season. From SI.com:
Last week, finally healthy, Tony Romo expressed to the Cowboys brass a desire to fight for the job he now could acknowledge wouldn’t be just handed back to him.
And then, he went out and backed it up by having as good a week as possible piloting a scout team. According to those there, 100 percent is selling it short. “He looked like (Ben) Roethlisberger,” is how one Dallas source illustrated the Pittsburgh look Romo gave the Dallas defense in practice.
That was as good a sign as any that there really wasn’t anything he could do. The job Romo held for 10 years isn’t his anymore. And the idea that a red-hot Dallas team could open a quarterback competition in November was never realistic.
Dude, I’m not sure I can take anyone seriously if they’re still lauding Romo for his soliloquy the other day. I feel for the guy, but he’s taking this like someone who just got dumped and is trying to talk themselves into being just friends, like it was their idea, with a rambling phone call at 2 a.m., who came to the conclusion only after their suggestion to “make sweet love one last time just to see if there’s anything there and if you feel it, too, we won’t give up” was rebuffed because it was fucking creepy. I know– let’s have a throw off! Just let it go, Elsa.
OK, the media can finish off Romo. Should only take a few more str…. oh, oh, AHGAHHHHHHH. OK, Tony’s done. For now.
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