Owner and general manager Jerry Jones has been remarkably positive about the state of his Cowboys’ offensive line over the past year, but even if they are as bad as some--and this is an understandably large group--seem to believe, Dallas has the good fortune of having a quarterback who can handle the heat.
That's what Jones believes.
“If you’re going to have a guy…that can handle a porous offensive line, it’s Tony,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. “Tony has some of the best percentages operating behind pressure situation of anyone in the NFL. If there were a place theoretically that you had to have a weakness with Tony Romo at quarterback, that might be a place to have it. You just can’t have it all.”
Jones is right in his assessment that Romo is one of the best in the league while running for his life, granted. But what about when he gets caught, which is inevitable? After all, it was just two seasons ago that Romo was blasted by the Giants’ Michael Boley on Monday Night Football, a hit that broke the quarterback’s clavicle and cut his season short after just six games.
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