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With Romo Gone Is Dallas Done?

The Cowboys lost a stunner on Sunday and their starting quarterback on Monday. But have the Super Bowl hopes of America's team been broken along with Tony Romo's pinkie?

Posted by Emil Steiner on October 14, 2008 1:00 AM
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OZZIE: as a Patriot fan I wish people like Steve who have down syndrome would stop calling themselves Patriot fans....

TJ: SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROMO'S WITTLE PINKY HOPEFULLY IT WILL BE ALL HEALED UP IN TIME SO THERE IS'NT ANY EXCUSES WHEN THE WORLD CHAMPION NY GI...

goskins: thats right thank u and i hope that ur istsy bitsy pinkie never heals go redskins dallas sucks and now they suck more tell Tony Homo to go o...

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Alex35332 :

Philips must be gleeful now that Romo is injured, he just got his excuse for a failed season, so that even if he is fired he can blame it on an injured qb.

Turnpike Mash :

Tony Romo is the most over rated player in the NFL and the Cowboys are the most over rated team in football. What have they achieved? Nothing. They haven't even won a playoff games since before the internet. Usually you have to achieve something to earn accolades.

guidoman :

The cowboys have proved in the last 3 games WITH Tony Romo that they cannot get the job done. They could have been beaten on Sunday by many top ranked college teams. Lets face it, they stunk. But so did the cardinals.
My motto for that game is: He who stinks the least, wins! The cardinals stunk the least.
The cowboys are toast. I what about Pacman Jones?? That guy can't cover his grandmother.

fairydust :

Come on Tony you can still play Brett did it with a broken thumb. you can do it with a broken pinkie

CommonSenseRules :

No disrespect to Romo's misfortune, but, what his misfortune has done is two things:
1) given the Cowboys an excuse when they don't win; and, more important,
2) given the backups an opportunity to demonstrate the truism that one monkey don't stop no show.

OZZIE :

Cowboys should make a trade for Marc Bulger or Eli Manning. Maybe trade Pacman Jones for Marc Bulger.

This Lil Piggy Went To Dallas :

Maybe T.O can start a candlelit vigil in memorium of the pinky. He could cry along with Jessica Simpson and others and pray until the finger got all better.

Fred :

I was thinking the same thing as Fairydust, why can't Romo play with a broken finger when Brett Favre played with a broken thumb, something he really needed to grip the football more than a finger.

kanned67 :

I definitely think the Cowboys will have more of a chance of winning without Romo. Brad Johnson, while not the flashiest QB in the league, has the humongous advantage of having 15+ seasons under his belt. He knows how to play the game and he has something that Romo lacks - the ability to keep from falling apart under pressure. Unfortunately for Cowboy's fans, once Romo's pinkie has healed, I'm certain Philips will put him back in and bench Johnson, which makes it almost a certainty that even if the Cowboys manage to make it to the playoffs, their chance for a playoff win will already have gone down the tubes.

OZZIE :

Hey Little Piggie maybe you should never post here again. We dont need people with down syndrome making dumb comments

klimi :

I believe the locals are holding power prayer vigils for the pinkie, hoping against hope for a miracle that delivers it back in play sooner than three to four weeks it takes to heal a non-Cowboy pinkie. This is what their Superbowl dreams are made of. Har!

olav :

I hate the Cowboys, but it would be foolish to think that a few weeks without Romo is going to ruin their season. Will New York and Washington lose any games while he's gone? Maybe. Will the Cowboys win any games while he's gone? Maybe. Can they catch NY and Washington even if they have a lead when Romo comes back? Quite possibly. Too much is being made of this. His bad luck is a stroke of good luck for us though.

Cowgirl777 :

Whether Romo is there or not, they won't make the Bowl this year or the next because they don't posess that killer instinct to win. No fire in the coaching staff, no fire in the players equals probably a 9 and 7 record or worse. We've got the worst secondary in Cowboy history.

kuato :

Romo's injury will make no difference. The Cowboys were never going to make it to the superbowl. They are in third place in the East even WITH Romo, and their schedule has not been overwhelmingly challenging. Plus, they never manage to win a post-season game - which you pretty much have to do in order to go to the bowl. Still, none of that really matters. The real reason the Boys are not going to the bowl is that in their puffed out chests reside little chicken hearts. Chicken Hearts. That is why the Boys lose.

Anonymous :

Why would the Washington Post ask a question like that in Deadskins territory? Like there is going to be an honest, thoughtful opinion posted on this board...duh! I think they are better off concentrating on the Deadskins since they just got beat by an 0-4 team and faces an opponent who just dusted the 4-0 Giants.

DeiRegbat :

Why would the Washington Post ask a question like that in Deadskins territory? Like there is going to be an honest, thoughtful opinion posted on this board...duh! I think they are better off concentrating on the Deadskins since they just got beat by an 0-4 team and faces an opponent who just dusted the 4-0 Giants.

Caleb :

Isn't it time for America to admit that the Cowboys are just not that good? I'm about sick of this team of convicts and losers

jimsuebob :

Just means the ref's will have to change more calls to help the Cowgirls win a few more...more importantly; was the 4 game 'Skins winning streak a fluke? They looked like crap against a crappy team at home...typical Redskin underacheivers & loafers. How 'bout 'dem Brownies eh?

Rahul :

Yes, the Cowboys will suffer but who cares if the Redskins are not able to step up? How can they lose to a 0-4 team at home?

jbwarren :

The cowboys are still loaded on offense. If it was Barber, it would be a real hit. Johnson doesn't need to be flashy, just competent. They should handle the Rams easy. Then they have Tampa Bay & the Giants, where anything could happen, but I'll bet the cowboys will be favored. We'll find out how good Romo really is. IMO, I think he's overrated.

Steve :

As a Patriots fan, I feel Dallas's pain. Best wishes for a quick recovery, Tony...

OZZIE :

as a Patriot fan I wish people like Steve who have down syndrome would stop calling themselves Patriot fans.

TJ :

SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT ROMO'S WITTLE PINKY HOPEFULLY IT WILL BE ALL HEALED UP IN TIME SO THERE IS'NT ANY EXCUSES WHEN THE WORLD CHAMPION NY GIANTS PUT THE COWGIRLS TO BED FOR GOOD THIS YEAR!

goskins :

thats right thank u and i hope that ur istsy bitsy pinkie never heals
go redskins
dallas sucks and now they suck more
tell Tony Homo to go on vaction

 
 
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