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Jason Garrett happy with Tony Romo's progress

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01:24 PM ET 07.25 | For all you Fantasy Football owners thinking about taking a Dallas Cowboys quarterback in your draft, good news is coming. Aside from Tony Romo calling this the "most complete team" he has ever been on, head coach Jason Garrett says the quarterback is getting better every day. Romo had a surgery to remove a cyst from his back in April. It was causing him discomfort and he elected to get it removed early in the offseason to be available for training camp. Because of that he had to work harder on his conditioning to get ready after missing OTAs and minicamp.

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July 25, 2013  09:05 PM ET

Tony "cant win the big one" Romo.

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July 25, 2013  09:11 PM ET

So, how many years before JJ blows the whole thing up and has a fire sale? 2? 3?

July 25, 2013  09:17 PM ET
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So, how many years before JJ blows the whole thing up and has a fire sale? 2? 3?

Now that AT&T has put their name on the Death Star, maybe sooner.

Realistically, until they improve their drafting, I don't know what you "blow up".

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July 25, 2013  09:57 PM ET

Thought he got rid of that fat cyst a couple years ago.

July 25, 2013  10:29 PM ET
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Thought he got rid of that fat cyst a couple years ago.

No, that was the Simpson tramp. An understandable mistake to make.

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July 25, 2013  10:44 PM ET
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I get it, but what are you going to do?All I know is to keep being a fan, hope for the best and prepare for the worst.

That's about it...

Gotta be realistic going in that they are a flawed football team that needs EVERYTHING to go right in order to make the playoffs and be considered a contender. They are not good enough to overcome the mistakes they are prone to making.

The same mistakes they made under Cupcake... and Parcells... and Campo.

July 25, 2013  10:59 PM ET
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That's about it... Gotta be realistic going in that they are a flawed football team that needs EVERYTHING to go right in order to make the playoffs and be considered a contender. They are not good enough to overcome the mistakes they are prone to making. The same mistakes they made under Cupcake... and Parcells... and Campo.

Poor Campo was sooo in over his head. I really felt for him.

July 25, 2013  11:32 PM ET

I grew up cursing Dallas for the great team they were as I was an Eagles fan (with little hope)!!!!! I turned to SF back in the day and won a bunch of bucks thanks to Dwight Clarks great catch in the end zone!!

Dallas does not deserve JJ, but they're stuck with him until his face lifts fail. Romo has been given the big bucks with the instruction that he somehow lean how to win. I used to think it was the other way around but again......they're stuck with JJ.

July 25, 2013  11:36 PM ET

Didn't know Garrett was allowed to speak!

July 25, 2013  11:50 PM ET

Every year, same thing: "We're the best we've ever been, this is a Super Bowl team, Romo feels great and is ready to gel as a team, JJ's hairpiece predicts great things, yadda yadda".

July 26, 2013  12:56 AM ET
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Tony "cant win the big one" Romo.

Back in the day, it was John "can't win the big one" Elway, and see how that ended. I'm not comparing the two, and I'm certainly not a Dallas fan, but he does have skills. I'm convinced he still has a chance but poor judgment with signing o-line and incredibly horrible defense and time management in the fourth quarter leads to bad throws late in games. Not all is fault.

July 26, 2013  01:00 AM ET
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Every year, same thing: "We're the best we've ever been, this is a Super Bowl team, Romo feels great and is ready to gel as a team, JJ's hairpiece predicts great things, yadda yadda".

You could insert 32 teams/players into this. The thing is, 31 will be wrong. Everyone is optimistic a couple days into camp, especially for Dallas while JJ's Botox injections are still fresh.

July 26, 2013  01:02 AM ET
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Back in the day, it was John "can't win the big one" Elway, and see how that ended. I'm not comparing the two, and I'm certainly not a Dallas fan, but he does have skills. I'm convinced he still has a chance but poor judgment with signing o-line and incredibly horrible defense and time management in the fourth quarter leads to bad throws late in games. Not all is fault.

They used to say Peyton always choked in big games, too. Fans are short sighted and forget the long periods of "choking" and "failure" that guys like Elway/Manning endured. And as you said, that's not a direct comparison between those guys and Romo, but there are similarities to their situations.

In the end, though, it doesn't matter because people hate the star no matter what. The Cowboys QB is always gonna endure endless criticism regardless of how he plays and/or how the Cowboys play as a team.

People didn't like Aikman, either. Even though he won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys.

July 26, 2013  01:06 AM ET
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Didn't know Garrett was allowed to speak!

He isn't. Wait until J.J. hears about this.

July 26, 2013  01:14 AM ET

Progress?
The guy is 33 years old and has been a starter for seven years.
He is who he is.

July 26, 2013  01:15 AM ET
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Poor Campo was sooo in over his head. I really felt for him.

Of all Jerry's HC selections, I'm still not sure what the point of that one was.

Maybe Jerry thought Dave was a good soldier who'd spent enough time in the trenches, or that he'd just be a good "yes" man.

 
July 26, 2013  01:16 AM ET
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They used to say Peyton always choked in big games, too. Fans are short sighted and forget the long periods of "choking" and "failure" that guys like Elway/Manning endured. And as you said, that's not a direct comparison between those guys and Romo, but there are similarities to their situations.In the end, though, it doesn't matter because people hate the star no matter what. The Cowboys QB is always gonna endure endless criticism regardless of how he plays and/or how the Cowboys play as a team.People didn't like Aikman, either. Even though he won three Super Bowls with the Cowboys.

Aikman was a field general that had an unstoppable Army. Comparing Romo's supporting cast to what Aikman had is like comparing the Cub Scouts to Seal Team Six. Aikman had great accuracy but a subpar arm compared to Romo. I hate "what if" scenarios but if Romo does win a SB, I see Collishaw and Galloway writing about why it took so long. Nature of the beast in Dallas.

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