Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > The National Football League
Home Forums Register FAQDonate Automatic Monthly Contribution Members List Mark Forums Read


The National Football League League News & Current Events

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2007   #1
gtexan02
Working?
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Boston
Age: 30
Posts: 15,673
Rep Power: 66827 gtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default How good is Tony Romo?

Last season when they gave the ball to Romo and let Bledsoe slip into the #2 spot I thought the Cowboys were giving up.

Then he surprised everyone with a miraculous few games, a trip to the probowl, and a notable appearance in the playoffs.

And then he did what everyone was expecting, and he choked. That snap was seen 'round the world, and everyone was expecting him to regress a little.

First regular season game, and he comes out, guns slinging, and throws for 350+ yards, 4 TDs, and scrambles for 1 more.

I know the NYG defense isn't what it used to be, but WOW, those are some gaudy stats. How good is he?
__________________
Drinking the kool aid
gtexan02 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #2
bah007
Hall of Fame
 
bah007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Woodlands, TX
Posts: 8,542
Rep Power: 73103 bah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Pretty good obviously.
bah007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #3
WWJD
Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 5,260
Rep Power: 375 WWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respectedWWJD is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

I've always liked Romo. He's fun to watch.
WWJD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #4
bah007
Hall of Fame
 
bah007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Woodlands, TX
Posts: 8,542
Rep Power: 73103 bah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

I agree.

I like seeing guys like Romo & Jacoby Jones succeed in the NFL.

It proves that even the guys who are considered too slow or too small for big time college can still compete if they want it bad enough.
bah007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #5
Mr teX
Hall of Fame
 
Mr teX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Everyone Wants The Throne
Posts: 7,729
Rep Power: 96241 Mr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respectedMr teX is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by gtexan02 View Post
Last season when they gave the ball to Romo and let Bledsoe slip into the #2 spot I thought the Cowboys were giving up.

Then he surprised everyone with a miraculous few games, a trip to the probowl, and a notable appearance in the playoffs.

And then he did what everyone was expecting, and he choked. That snap was seen 'round the world, and everyone was expecting him to regress a little.

First regular season game, and he comes out, guns slinging, and throws for 350+ yards, 4 TDs, and scrambles for 1 more.

I know the NYG defense isn't what it used to be, but WOW, those are some gaudy stats. How good is he?

The giants d is terrible & what's more is they were dropping like flies out there. Save for Gybril Wilson (Team Tex starting FS ) no one out there for the D looked like they were ready to play.

He just pads his stats against bad teams (NYG 2007, TB on Thanksgiving 2006) & is marginal against good teams (Philly,NO & Indy 06). There's nothing special about him. he's about as good as his back up was when he was in his prime.
Mr teX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #6
Second Honeymoon
Hall of Fame
 
Second Honeymoon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: The Woodlands, Texas
Posts: 5,330
Rep Power: 3659 Second Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respectedSecond Honeymoon is a quality contributor and well respected
Send a message via ICQ to Second Honeymoon Send a message via Yahoo to Second Honeymoon
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

the guy choked on the field goal in the playoffs with the game on the line. that is all you have to tell me about that guy. zero faith.

he can roll up big numbers and maybe even make the playoffs, but who here is deluded enough to think that this guy wouldn't choke like a dog in any big playoff game.

one thing is for sure, Romo put the heat on Jones to sign him before he becomes a Free Agent after this season. He could be really expensive if he keeps putting up numbers like he did Sunday. Atlanta, Detroit, Jets, Giants, Ravens, Vikings, Skins, Panthers, Tampa Bay, and maybe even Buffalo could be in the market for a top QB Free Agent. If I was Jones I would let someone else overpay for him and sign one of the stragglers Culpepper, Leftwich, etc. and draft a QB with one of the 2 1st Round picks in 08 draft.

i will say i like his gunslinger mentality and he throws the ball well into space. he isn't afraid to let it rip, thats for sure.
__________________
@DougVanHorne on Twitter (CardinalDoug)
Second Honeymoon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #7
bah007
Hall of Fame
 
bah007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Woodlands, TX
Posts: 8,542
Rep Power: 73103 bah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respectedbah007 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Second Honeymoon View Post
the guy choked on the field goal in the playoffs with the game on the line. that is all you have to tell me about that guy. zero faith.

he can roll up big numbers and maybe even make the playoffs, but who here is deluded enough to think that this guy wouldn't choke like a dog in any big playoff game.

one thing is for sure, Romo put the heat on Jones to sign him before he becomes a Free Agent after this season. He could be really expensive if he keeps putting up numbers like he did Sunday. Atlanta, Detroit, Jets, Giants, Ravens, Vikings, Skins, Panthers, Tampa Bay, and maybe even Buffalo could be in the market for a top QB Free Agent. If I was Jones I would let someone else overpay for him and sign one of the stragglers Culpepper, Leftwich, etc. and draft a QB with one of the 2 1st Round picks in 08 draft.

i will say i like his gunslinger mentality and he throws the ball well into space. he isn't afraid to let it rip, thats for sure.
So the Cowboys should let a Pro Bowl QB walk & replace him with a free agent guy who was cut instead of traded because he had no trade value?

I'm 99% sure that would be taking a step backwards.

And after all the talk on this board about not judging players after one game, only a deluded person would trust Romo in a playoff game because he choked in his first one?

He dropped the snap on a FG & he isnt the holder anymore.

He had a 89.6 QB Rating in that game & he is still the QB.

I dont know what your point of view is, but that looks more like hate than anything else.

Last edited by bah007; 09-10-2007 at 04:09 PM.
bah007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
Old 09-10-2007   #8
StarStruck
Site Contributor
 
StarStruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Missouri City, Texas
Section: 115 Q6
Posts: 4,627
Rep Power: 40182 StarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr teX View Post
The giants d is terrible & what's more is they were dropping like flies out there. Save for Gybril Wilson (Team Tex starting FS ) no one out there for the D looked like they were ready to play.

He just pads his stats against bad teams (NYG 2007, TB on Thanksgiving 2006) & is marginal against good teams (Philly,NO & Indy 06). There's nothing special about him. he's about as good as his back up was when he was in his prime.
I don't consider the Giants a bad team on either side of the ball. Eli is already pretty good and will only get better. Burress, Toomer and Shockey all kept my attention and belief that they were in the game until after the 2 minute warning.

As the season progresses, we will see if Romo does what it takes to demand a new contract. My bet is that he will.
StarStruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #9
GuerillaBlack
Money!
 
GuerillaBlack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Montrose
Age: 23
Posts: 9,094
Rep Power: 26409 GuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respectedGuerillaBlack is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

This guy in one of my fantasy leagues got 50 points from Romo yesterday. I was pissed because I was in the lead with 106 points the whole day (Texans Defense, Tom Brady, Andre Johnson, etc.).
GuerillaBlack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #10
StarStruck
Site Contributor
 
StarStruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Missouri City, Texas
Section: 115 Q6
Posts: 4,627
Rep Power: 40182 StarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Second Honeymoon View Post
the guy choked on the field goal in the playoffs with the game on the line. that is all you have to tell me about that guy. zero faith.
That's not exactly how that game played out

Quote:
he can roll up big numbers and maybe even make the playoffs, but who here is deluded enough to think that this guy wouldn't choke like a dog in any big playoff game.
I'm guilty!

Quote:
one thing is for sure, Romo put the heat on Jones to sign him before he becomes a Free Agent after this season. He could be really expensive if he keeps putting up numbers like he did Sunday. Atlanta, Detroit, Jets, Giants, Ravens, Vikings, Skins, Panthers, Tampa Bay, and maybe even Buffalo could be in the market for a top QB Free Agent.
I'm confident that details of a new contract will be worked out at the appropriate time. Remember, like him or not, Jones is one heck of a businessman. Also, in looking at the above options, I believe his heart and desire is to be the quarterback for the Cowboys.
Quote:
If I was Jones I would let someone else overpay for him and sign one of the stragglers Culpepper, Leftwich, etc. and draft a QB with one of the 2 1st Round picks in 08 draft.
Hopefully, Jerry will never be striken with Altzheimers.

Quote:
O will say i like his gunslinger mentality and he throws the ball well into space. he isn't afraid to let it rip, thats for sure.
I like that!
StarStruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #11
gtexan02
Working?
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Boston
Age: 30
Posts: 15,673
Rep Power: 66827 gtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respectedgtexan02 is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Second Honeymoon View Post
the guy choked on the field goal in the playoffs with the game on the line. that is all you have to tell me about that guy. zero faith.

he can roll up big numbers and maybe even make the playoffs, but who here is deluded enough to think that this guy wouldn't choke like a dog in any big playoff game.

one thing is for sure, Romo put the heat on Jones to sign him before he becomes a Free Agent after this season. He could be really expensive if he keeps putting up numbers like he did Sunday. Atlanta, Detroit, Jets, Giants, Ravens, Vikings, Skins, Panthers, Tampa Bay, and maybe even Buffalo could be in the market for a top QB Free Agent. If I was Jones I would let someone else overpay for him and sign one of the stragglers Culpepper, Leftwich, etc. and draft a QB with one of the 2 1st Round picks in 08 draft.

i will say i like his gunslinger mentality and he throws the ball well into space. he isn't afraid to let it rip, thats for sure.

lol its a good thing you aren't running any franchises, or you'd be looking for a new job pretty soon.

He dropped 1 snap and thats it? Hes done forever?

What about when Peyton choked time and again in the big game. He finally got over his hump. Romo didn't even play a bad game as a QB. I think id just replace him as holder.

Its easy to talk big like that, but its pretty clear you have no idea what youre talking about
__________________
Drinking the kool aid
gtexan02 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #12
StarStruck
Site Contributor
 
StarStruck's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Missouri City, Texas
Section: 115 Q6
Posts: 4,627
Rep Power: 40182 StarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respectedStarStruck is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

Quote:
Originally Posted by GuerillaBlack View Post
This guy in one of my fantasy leagues got 50 points from Romo yesterday. I was pissed because I was in the lead with 106 points the whole day (Texans Defense, Tom Brady, Andre Johnson, etc.).
That sounds almost like the league I'm in. My opponent had Brady as well and at the beginning of the game last night I was down about about 101 to about 38. Then Romo kicked in with 51, TO 20, and Marion Barber's numbers (I forgot), I am now up by 14 and done. My opponent has T. J. Houshmandzadeh tonight, and I can only home he has limited play and be held for less than the 14.
StarStruck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-10-2007   #13
kastofsna
Hall of Fame
 
kastofsna's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 7,438
Rep Power: 406 kastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respectedkastofsna is a quality contributor and well respected
Default Re: How good is Tony Romo?

good lord, the guy drops ONE ball on a kick and he's a complete choke artist? that's great.
kastofsna is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Houston Texans Message Board & Forum - TexansTalk.com > Football Talk > The National Football League
Home Forums Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Ad Management by RedTyger