Perhaps Tony Romo is biased, since Travis Frederick grew up in Wisconsin like himself, but the Dallas Cowboys’ signal caller believes the team made a solid move when they selected Frederick 31st overall in last April’s NFL Draft.
“I think they picked a good one there,” Romo said this week, per ESPN Dallas. “He’ll be a guy who’s going to help us for a long time. People were talking about whether or not we reached for him, I guess at the time, but he’s a good football player and we got a good first-round draft pick there.”
Indeed, the Cowboys were criticized for the pick, but the team hasn’t exhibited any buyer’s remorse--quite the opposite in fact, and after a couple weeks of taking snaps from Frederick, Romo’s as impressed as anyone with the University of Wisconsin product.
“He’s still growing as a player,” Romo said. “He’s still got a lot to learn, but he’s a smart kid, good anchor. He’s strong. He’s tough. I think he’s got a real bright future.”
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